Convent, Louisiana Population 2024

552

Convent is a city located in St. James Parish Louisiana. Convent has a 2024 population of 552. It is also the county seat of St. James Parish.Convent is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 33.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 415 in 2020.

The average household income in Convent is $66,282 with a poverty rate of 15.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Convent is 24.2 years, 22.7 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Convent Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 74.46%
  • White: 25.54%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
142.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
33.01% (137)
The current population of Convent, Louisiana is 552 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 415.

Convent, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American41174.46%
White14125.54%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Convent Population by Race

Convent Population Pyramid 2024

Convent Median Age

24.2

Total

22.7

Male

33.1

Female

Convent Adults

There are 318 adults, (32 of whom are seniors) in Convent.

Convent Age Dependency

93

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

81.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Convent Sex Ratio

Female24043.48%
Male31256.52%

Convent Population by Age

Convent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1912.6183.816.2
Female843.491000
Married492.4975.524.5
Non Family44056.843.2
Male142.861000
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Convent 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

Convent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Convent Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.76%.

Convent Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,542

Average Earnings

$52,604

Average Male

$32,639

Average Female

Convent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Convent Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Convent Language

98.45% of Convent residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Convent Language

Convent Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3677620.71%
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15.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.42%

Male Poverty Rate

12.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Convent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Convent is Black, with 20.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Convent is Black, with 20.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.28%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.18%.

Convent Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.32%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Convent Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed13.04%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Convent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Convent Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Convent Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.4%

Male Marriage Rate

24.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Convent Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Convent Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Convent Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Convent Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Convent Veterans by War

count

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Convent Veterans by Age

count

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Convent Veterans by Race

Convent Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Convent Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Convent Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Convent Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Convent 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

95.47%

Born in Convent

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Convent residents were born in the United States, with 95.47% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Convent Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024552
2023552
20225526513.35%
20214877217.35%
2020415-31-6.95%
2019446-9-1.98%
2018455-5-1.09%
2017460-76-14.18%
2016536-92-14.65%
201562850.8%
20146235910.46%
2013564-18-3.09%
2012582-13-2.18%
2011595-116-16.32%
2010711
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Convent Population by Year