Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Vernon Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 50,519 with a growth rate of -1.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vernon Parish, Louisiana is the 23rd largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201848,860-1,659-3.28%
201750,519-930-1.81%
201651,449340.07%
201551,415-1,378-2.61%
201452,79360.01%
201352,787-1,301-2.41%
201254,0881,8503.54%
201152,238-476-0.90%
201052,714-9,247-14.92%
199061,9618,48615.87%
198053,475-319-0.59%
197053,79435,493193.94%
196018,301-673-3.55%
195018,974-168-0.88%
194019,142-905-4.51%
193020,047-446-2.18%
192020,4933,10917.88%
191017,3847,05768.34%
190010,3274,42474.94%
18905,90374314.40%
18805,1600.00%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,538
Black or African American7,603
Two or More Races1,709
Some Other Race1,088
Asian962
American Indian and Alaska Native773
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander233

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Median Age

30.1


Total

28.5


Male

31.9


Female

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 38,576 adults, (5,636 of whom are seniors) in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

24,292

46.80%

Male

27,614

53.20%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male63.8%36.2%
Married57.3%42.7%
All52.4%47.6%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Female42.4%57.6%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,9302.7952.4
Married9,8373.3657.3
Non Family5,3571.1845.3
Female1,9213.9842.4
Male8153.7363.8

3.4

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2714.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,6088.38%
High School Graduate11,40136.63%
Some College8,08325.97%
Associates Degree2,2587.25%
Bachelors Degree3,84112.34%
Graduate Degree1,6625.34%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,78219,8773,825
Black4,2213,651766
Hispanic2,2992,132422
Multiple Races739665173
Asian691579245
Native American469417114
Other Race45944758
Islander15614937

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 97.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 35.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,380$41,654$24,201
Less Than High School$20,469$25,654$17,975
High School Grad$29,742$38,776$19,462
Some College$33,342$40,975$23,076
Bachelors Degree$44,469$49,570$37,303
Graduate Degree$61,979$76,815$51,159

$34,380

Average Earnings

$41,654

Average Male

$24,201

Average Female

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language

92.37% of Vernon Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 7.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,2595,68116.11%
Black7,1491,44720.24%
Hispanic4,57283718.31%
Multiple1,69024014.20%
Asian95017218.11%
Native73816522.36%
Other988909.11%
Islander233166.87%

16.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.25%

Male Poverty Rate

19.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 22.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 6.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.01%
High School16.82%
Some College11.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.65%
Male Unemployed28.09%
Female Employed9.43%
Male Employed7.17%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Income

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,620$59,237
Families$53,471$67,407
Married Families$61,004$74,971
Non Families$30,269$37,000

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans

6,204

Number of Veterans

5,020

Male Veterans

1,184

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,937
First Gulf War2,030
Vietnam1,528
Korea221
World War II101

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,52017.27%
Black1,17825.21%
Hispanic47119.49%
2 or More19324.09%
Other8918.50%
Asian7710.85%
Indian7515.53%
Hawaiian7242.35%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

9.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
DeRidder 10578110484704.44%
Leesville66136286-327-4.94%
New Llano25972447-150-5.78%
Rosepine16921641-51-3.01%
Anacoco869841-28-3.22%
Simpson638615-23-3.61%
Hornbeck480463-17-3.54%
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