Washington Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Washington Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 46,633 with a growth rate of 0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington Parish, Louisiana is the 25th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201746,6332660.57%
201646,367-57-0.12%
201646,424350.08%
201546,389360.08%
201446,353-92-0.20%
201346,445-264-0.57%
201246,709-446-0.95%
201147,155350.07%
201047,1203,9359.11%
199043,185-1,022-2.31%
198044,2072,2205.29%
197041,987-2,028-4.61%
196044,0155,64414.71%
195038,3713,92811.40%
194034,4434,53915.18%
193029,9045,74023.75%
192024,1645,27827.95%
191018,8869,25896.16%
19009,6282,92843.70%
18906,7001,51029.09%
18805,1901,86055.86%
18703,330-1,378-29.27%
18604,7081,30038.15%
18503,40875928.65%
18402,64936315.88%
18302,286-231-9.18%
18202,5170.00%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,155
Black or African American13,821
Two or More Races936
Some Other Race228
American Indian and Alaska Native124
Asian98
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Washington Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.4


Total

38


Male

41.4


Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 35,100 adults, (7,465 of which are seniors) in Washington Parish, Louisiana.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

23,496

50.67%

Male

22,871

49.33%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Washington Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All71%29%
Male68%32%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female57.8%42.2%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4872.5571
Married7,3253.2383.9
Non Family6,0911.162.5
Female3,0103.6257.8
Male1,0613.1468

3.21

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington Parish, Louisiana Households

Washington Parish, Louisiana Education

Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6718.53%
9th to 12th Grade4,69715.00%
High School Graduate13,09241.81%
Some College5,54217.70%
Associates Degree1,5775.04%
Bachelors Degree2,5488.14%
Graduate Degree1,1853.78%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,51717,1232,791
Black8,8066,217829
Hispanic52922847
Multiple Races26716848
Other Race1447921
Native American1048311
Asian98927
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 17.98%.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,983$32,434$21,706
Less Than High School$20,769$26,863$11,518
High School Grad$24,501$31,918$16,173
Some College$28,100$34,057$23,733
Bachelors Degree$39,410$44,531$33,591
Graduate Degree$46,064$45,250$47,804

$26,983

Average Earnings

$32,434

Average Male

$21,706

Average Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

95.47% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,6705,98020.16%
Black12,8935,03739.07%
Multiple92451355.52%
Hispanic87422725.97%
Native1203932.50%
Other2093014.35%

26.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.16%

Male Poverty Rate

27.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 55.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 14.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.17%.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.67%
High School25.15%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.62%
Male Unemployed45.74%
Female Employed15.24%
Male Employed8.36%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Income

Washington Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,013$46,405
Families$44,239$58,170
Married Families$58,095$71,340
Non Families$15,807$22,209

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

3,618

Number of Veterans

3,351

Male Veterans

267

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,455
First Gulf War760
Second Gulf War508
Korea303
World War II186

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54987
65 to 74884
55 to 64866
75+644
18 to 34237

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,87511.85%
Black6906.78%
2 or More3410.79%
Hispanic254.11%
Indian1110.19%
Hawaiian5100.00%
Other32.08%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

16.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

50%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bogalusa1223211913-319-2.61%
Franklinton38563781-75-1.95%
Varnado336326-10-2.98%
Angie251242-9-3.59%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990