Washington Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Washington Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 46,609 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington Parish, Louisiana is the 26th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201846,582-27-0.06%
201746,6092060.44%
201646,403350.08%
201546,368440.09%
201446,324-89-0.19%
201346,413-265-0.57%
201246,678-445-0.94%
201147,123350.07%
201047,0883,9039.04%
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
White31,184
Black or African American13,993
Two or More Races815
Some Other Race226
American Indian and Alaska Native119
Asian106
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Washington Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.9


Total

38.5


Male

41.5


Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 35,254 adults, (7,803 of whom are seniors) in Washington Parish, Louisiana.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

23,505

50.60%

Male

22,944

49.40%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Washington Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All71.5%28.5%
Male67.2%32.8%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female62.4%37.6%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,5422.5471.5
Married7,3183.1283.2
Non Family5,9291.1262.6
Female3,0813.6362.4
Male1,2143.2267.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6698.49%
9th to 12th Grade4,70414.96%
High School Graduate12,91441.06%
Some College5,92418.84%
Associates Degree1,4004.45%
Bachelors Degree2,5117.98%
Graduate Degree1,3274.22%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,58717,0912,778
Black8,8736,385943
Hispanic52922855
Multiple Races28517639
Other Race1365417
Asian10610211
Native American938412
Islander66

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 13.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,751$33,416$21,056
Less Than High School$20,930$25,950$18,054
High School Grad$25,124$33,011$15,961
Some College$28,178$32,905$22,332
Bachelors Degree$38,854$44,535$33,237
Graduate Degree$45,788$46,842$45,046

$26,751

Average Earnings

$33,416

Average Male

$21,056

Average Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

94.76% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,6586,24321.05%
Black13,0104,84237.22%
Multiple80133842.20%
Hispanic90625127.70%
Other2052914.15%
Native1141210.53%

26.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.18%

Male Poverty Rate

27.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 42.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.16%
High School23.09%
Some College14.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.14%
Male Unemployed52.02%
Female Employed16.85%
Male Employed7.09%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Income

Washington Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,962$47,334
Families$43,785$57,366
Married Families$54,523$69,726
Non Families$17,137$24,740

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans

3,515

Number of Veterans

3,247

Male Veterans

268

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,464
First Gulf War821
Second Gulf War608
Korea299
World War II102

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,76711.40%
Black6966.80%
2 or More308.40%
Indian1212.24%
Hispanic71.11%
Hawaiian6100.00%
Other42.63%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

12.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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