Chatham, Louisiana Population 2022

535
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Chatham is a city located in Jackson Parish Louisiana. Chatham has a 2020 population of 535. Chatham is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -4.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 560 in 2010.

The average household income in Chatham is $25,674 with a poverty rate of 29.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $487 per month, and the median house value is $68,400. The median age in Chatham is 31.4 years, 28.8 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Chatham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chathamwas:

  • White: 64.32%
  • Black or African American: 35.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Chatham, Louisiana is 535 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 535.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 560.

Chatham, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48564.32%
Black or African American26935.68%
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Chatham Population by Race

Chatham Population Pyramid 2022

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Chatham Median Age

28.9


Total

29.3


Male

28.8


Female

Chatham Adults

There are 517 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Chatham.

Chatham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham Sex Ratio

Female

444

58.89%

Male

310

41.11%

Chatham Population by Age

Chatham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chatham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female95.2%4.8%
All46.1%53.9%
Married45.2%54.8%
Non Family40.1%59.9%
Male0%0%

46.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chatham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2712.7846.1
Married934.8545.2
Male00
Female215.4895.2
Non Family1571.240.1

4.96

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Chatham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7515.31%
9th to 12th Grade13026.53%
High School Graduate16633.88%
Some College387.76%
Associates Degree397.96%
Bachelors Degree61.22%
Graduate Degree367.35%
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Chatham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 66.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.50%.

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,132$36,450$15,192
Less Than 9th Grade$21,429$22,500$
High School Graduate$16,490$47,500$15,625
Some College$35,147$35,441$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,132

Average Earnings

$36,450

Average Male

$15,192

Average Female

Chatham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham Language by Age

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Chatham Language

100.00% of Chatham residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Chatham Language

Chatham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48518938.97%
Black2693211.90%
OtherNaN%

29.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.32%

Male Poverty Rate

28.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham is White, with 38.97% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.86%.

Chatham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.12%
High School30.72%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.98%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed31.25%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,688$27,404
Families$39,000$33,672
Married Families$42,656-
Non Families$18,640$22,854
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Income by Household Type

Chatham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Chatham Marital Status by Race

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Chatham Marital Status

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17

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War5
Vietnam
Korea10
World War II

Chatham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 545
55 to 642
65 to 74
75+10

Chatham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White72.48%
Black104.26%

Chatham Veterans by Race

Chatham Veterans by Education

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5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham Veterans by Education

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37.9%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham Employment by Age

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Chatham Employment by Race

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Chatham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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89.39%

Born in Chatham

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Chatham residents were born in the United States, with 89.39% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105600.00%
201156110.18%
2012559-2-0.36%
2013556-3-0.54%
2014553-3-0.54%
2015551-2-0.36%
20165510.00%
201755430.54%
201855510.18%
2019550-5-0.90%
2020545-5-0.91%
2021540-5-0.92%
2022535-5-0.93%

Chatham Population by Year