Berwick, Louisiana Population 2024

4,460

Berwick is a city located in Assumption Parish, St. Martin Parish, and St. Mary Parish Louisiana. Berwick has a 2024 population of 4,460. Berwick is currently declining at a rate of -1.57% annually and its population has decreased by -5.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,742 in 2020.

The average household income in Berwick is $74,811 with a poverty rate of 23.64%. The median age in Berwick is 34.6 years: 26.8 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Berwick Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Berwick was:

  • White: 79.88%
  • Black or African American: 12.47%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Other race: 1.8%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
755.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.95% (-282)
The current population of Berwick, Louisiana is 4,460 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,742.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,76879.88%
Black or African American58812.47%
Two or more races2655.62%
Other race851.8%
Native American110.23%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Berwick Population by Race

Berwick Population Pyramid 2024

Berwick Median Age

34.6

Total

26.8

Male

39.1

Female

Berwick Adults

There are 3,312 adults, (610 of whom are seniors) in Berwick.

Berwick Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Berwick Sex Ratio

Female2,47652.49%
Male2,24147.51%

Berwick Population by Age

Berwick Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7312.7176.423.6
Married7433.1295.84.2
Non Family5591.086337
Female3174.5755.844.2
Male1122.9173.226.8

3.35

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Berwick Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade44715.5%
Associates Degree2047.08%
Bachelors Degree38313.28%
Graduate Degree2619.05%
High School Graduate97733.89%
Less Than 9th Grade2508.67%
Some College36112.52%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Berwick Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berwick Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4351,835507
Black267267131
Hispanic176796
2+ Races43436
Other Race3400
Native American330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 49.06%.

Berwick Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$29,375$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,404$67,500$20,990
Less Than 9th Grade$0$80,521$10,714
Overall$34,729$80,075$21,297
Some College$0$90,524$33,811

$34,729

Average Earnings

$80,075

Average Male

$21,297

Average Female

Berwick Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berwick Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Berwick Language

95.55% of Berwick residents speak only English, while 4.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

Berwick Language

Berwick Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,65770319.22%
Black57717129.64%
Multiple26114455.17%
Hispanic2759133.09%
Other8585100%

23.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.23%

Male Poverty Rate

28.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berwick

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berwick is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berwick is White, with 19.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.36%.

Berwick Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.48%
High School18.83%
Some College17.09%
Bachelors or Greater10.56%

Berwick Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed48.72%
Female Unemployed32%
Female Employed15.44%
Male Employed7.21%

Berwick Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berwick Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,667$93,024
Households$52,458$74,811
Married Families$115,443$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,920$31,811

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Berwick Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Berwick Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Berwick Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Berwick Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Berwick Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

193

Number of Veterans

166

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War120
Vietnam64
Second Gulf War42
Korea0
World War II0

Berwick Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7482
35 to 5473
75+16
18 to 3413
55 to 649

Berwick Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1425.05%
Black5116.19%

Berwick Veterans by Race

Berwick Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berwick Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Berwick Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Berwick Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Berwick Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.58%

Born in Berwick

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Berwick residents were born in the United States, with 87.58% having been born in Louisiana. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Berwick Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,109-70-1.68%
20284,179-70-1.65%
20274,249-71-1.64%
20264,320-70-1.59%
20254,390-70-1.57%
20244,460-71-1.57%
20234,531-73-1.59%
20224,604-51-1.1%
20214,655-87-1.83%
20204,7423287.43%
20194,414-44-0.99%
20184,458-90-1.98%
20174,548-135-2.88%
20164,683-89-1.87%
20154,772-50-1.04%
20144,822-22-0.45%
20134,84400%
20124,844-58-1.18%
20114,902-36-0.73%
20104,93800%
20004,418430.98%
19904,375-91-2.04%
19804,4662987.15%
19704,1682887.42%
19603,8801,26148.15%
19502,619-1,490-36.26%
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Berwick Population by Year