Charenton, Louisiana Population 2024

1,051

Charenton is a city located in St. Mary Parish Louisiana. Charenton has a 2024 population of 1,051. Charenton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -32.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,560 in 2020.

The average household income in Charenton is $65,607 with a poverty rate of 15.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Charenton is 46 years, 46.5 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Charenton Demographics

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

  • White: 45.96%
  • Native American: 38.06%
  • Two or more races: 11.61%
  • Black or African American: 2%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
211.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-32.63% (-509)
The current population of Charenton, Louisiana is 1,051 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,560.

Charenton, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48345.96%
Native American40038.06%
Two or more races12211.61%
Black or African American212%
Other race141.33%
Asian111.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Charenton Population by Race

Charenton Population Pyramid 2024

Charenton Median Age

46

Total

46.5

Male

45.6

Female

Charenton Adults

There are 812 adults, (156 of whom are seniors) in Charenton.

Charenton Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Charenton Sex Ratio

Female49547.1%
Male55652.9%

Charenton Population by Age

Charenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4432.3779.520.5
Married2522.8592.97.1
Non Family1241.1353.246.8
Female393.2661.538.5
Male282.361000
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2.73

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Charenton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Charenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Charenton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50%.

Charenton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,113

Average Earnings

$63,000

Average Male

$45,938

Average Female

Charenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Charenton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Charenton Language

93.5% of Charenton residents speak only English, while 6.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Charenton Language

Charenton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native4006516.25%
White476439.03%
Multiple1222822.95%
Black211571.43%
Other14750%
Hispanic23521.74%
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15.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.65%

Male Poverty Rate

15.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charenton is Black, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charenton is White, with 9.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.8%.

Charenton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.46%
Bachelors or Greater12.2%
High School11.38%
Some College10.53%
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Charenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.5%
Male Employed8.92%
Female Employed4.76%
Male Unemployed
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Charenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Charenton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Charenton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Charenton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Charenton 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 55-64.

Charenton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Charenton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Charenton Veterans by War

count

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Charenton Veterans by Age

count

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Charenton Veterans by Race

Charenton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charenton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Charenton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Charenton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Charenton 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

90.87%

Born in Charenton

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of Charenton residents were born in the United States, with 90.87% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Charenton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,051
20231,051
20221,051-356-25.3%
20211,407-153-9.81%
20201,560604%
20191,500-188-11.14%
20181,688-101-5.65%
20171,78918411.46%
20161,605-126-7.28%
20151,731-203-10.5%
20141,93418410.51%
20131,750-57-3.15%
20121,8071629.85%
20111,645-258-13.56%
20101,903
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Charenton Population by Year