Chatham, Louisiana Population 2021

540
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Chatham is a city located in Jackson Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 540, it is the 220th largest city in Louisiana and the 12994th largest city in the United States . Chatham is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -3.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 557 in 2010. Chatham reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Chatham has a population density of 546 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chatham is $25,674 with a poverty rate of 36.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $448 per month, and the median house value is $64,300. 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: 64.87%
  • Black or African American: 30.64%
  • Other race: 4.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Chatham, Louisiana is 540 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 550.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 557.

Chatham, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50664.87%
Black or African American23930.64%
Some Other Race354.49%
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Chatham Population by Race

Chatham Population Pyramid $2021

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Chatham Median Age

31.4


Total

28.8


Male

32.5


Female

Chatham Adults

There are 523 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Chatham.

Chatham Age Dependency

96

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham Sex Ratio

Female

473

60.64%

Male

307

39.36%

Chatham Population by Age

Chatham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chatham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female34.2%65.8%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
All46.5%53.5%
Married52.1%47.9%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chatham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3162.4746.5
Non Family1591.1845.3
Married1193.7952.1
Female383.7434.2
Male00

3.78

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Chatham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7716.38%
9th to 12th Grade8217.45%
High School Graduate20242.98%
Some College469.79%
Associates Degree398.30%
Bachelors Degree40.85%
Graduate Degree204.26%
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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 black people with a rate of 78.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.47%.

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,914$33,750$10,438
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$24,167$
High School Graduate$15,273$36,250$11,875
Some College$26,250$35,221$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,914

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$10,438

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
White50618736.96%
Black2399439.33%

36.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.20%

Male Poverty Rate

37.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham is Black, with 39.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham is White, with 36.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.82%.

Chatham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.40%
High School33.66%
Some College8.24%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed42.31%
Male Employed3.09%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$18,438$25,674
Families$35,341$32,547
Married Families$41,705-
Non Families$16,771$18,888
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Income by Household Type

Chatham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

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 55-64, 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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18

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea9
First Gulf War7
Vietnam2
World War II
Second Gulf War

Chatham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+9
35 to 547
65 to 742
55 to 64
18 to 34

Chatham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black105.62%
White82.40%

Chatham Veterans by Race

Chatham Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham Veterans by Education

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39.8%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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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86.67%

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 86.67% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021540-5-0.92%
2020545-5-0.91%
2019550-5-0.90%
201855510.18%
201755430.54%
20165510.00%
2015551-2-0.36%
2014553-3-0.54%
2013556-3-0.54%
2012559-2-0.36%
201156110.18%
20105600.00%

Chatham Population by Year