Chatham, Louisiana Population 2024

475

Chatham is a city located in Jackson Parish and Ouachita Parish Louisiana. Chatham has a 2024 population of 475. Chatham is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -3.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 490 in 2020.

The average household income in Chatham is $35,200 with a poverty rate of 20.05%. The median age in Chatham is 30.5 years: 32.3 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Chatham Demographics

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

  • White: 52.23%
  • Black or African American: 35.12%
  • Two or more races: 12.64%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
480.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.06% (-15)
The current population of Chatham, Louisiana is 475 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 490.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White40952.23%
Black or African American27535.12%
Two or more races9912.64%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Chatham Population by Race

Chatham Population Pyramid 2024

Chatham Median Age

30.5

Total

32.3

Male

30

Female

Chatham Adults

There are 571 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Chatham.

Chatham Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham Sex Ratio

Female48161.43%
Male30238.57%

Chatham Population by Age

Chatham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2662.9437.662.4
Non Family1441.1438.261.8
Married605.053565
Female464.0245.754.3
Male168.1918.881.3

4.67

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

37.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chatham Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade15226.81%
Associates Degree366.35%
Bachelors Degree254.41%
Graduate Degree6010.58%
High School Graduate18432.45%
Less Than 9th Grade386.7%
Some College7212.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chatham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White25921157
Black22411726
2+ Races84492
Hispanic440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.01%.

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$52,583$0
High School Graduate$19,214$0$19,286
Less Than 9th Grade$23,047$23,047$0
Overall$24,053$27,727$19,679
Some College$30,000$40,952$29,000

$24,053

Average Earnings

$27,727

Average Male

$19,679

Average Female

Chatham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chatham Language

99.41% of Chatham residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Chatham Language

Chatham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White40912630.81%
Black2752910.55%
Multiple9922.02%

20.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.19%

Male Poverty Rate

19.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham is White, with 30.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham is Multiple, with 2.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.3%.

Chatham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School28.26%
Some College25%
Less Than 9th Grade16.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.76%
Female Employed5.05%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$36,154$43,016
Households$28,750$35,200
Married Families$58,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,435$26,340

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chatham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

21.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chatham Marriage

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

Chatham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chatham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War9
Vietnam4
Second Gulf War2
Korea1
World War II0

Chatham Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 549
75+5
18 to 342
55 to 642
65 to 740

Chatham Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White124.56%
Black62.68%

Chatham Veterans by Race

Chatham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham 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

81.35%

Born in Chatham

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Chatham residents were born in the United States, with 81.35% having been born in Louisiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chatham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029456-4-0.87%
2028460-4-0.86%
2027464-3-0.64%
2026467-4-0.85%
2025471-4-0.84%
2024475-4-0.84%
2023479-1-0.21%
2022480-3-0.62%
2021483-7-1.43%
2020490-67-12.03%
2019557-4-0.71%
201856130.54%
201755840.72%
2016554-2-0.36%
201555610.18%
2014555-4-0.72%
2013559-3-0.53%
201256200%
201156220.36%
201056000%

Chatham Population by Year