Denham Springs, Louisiana Population 2020

9,137

Denham Springs is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 9,137, it is the 41st largest city in Louisiana and the 3278th largest city in the United States. Denham Springs is currently declining at a rate of -3.41% annually and its population has decreased by -10.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,215 in 2010. Denham Springs reached it's highest population of 10,364 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Denham Springs has a population density of 1,253 people per square mile.

The average household income in Denham Springs is $65,595 with a poverty rate of 12.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $148,100. The median age in Denham Springs is 35.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Denham Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 83.04%
  • Black or African American: 14.66%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Denham Springs, Louisiana is 9,137, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,783.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,215.

Denham Springs, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,29783.04%
Black or African American1,46514.66%
Some Other Race1021.02%
Two or More Races920.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.35%

Denham Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Denham Springs Median Age

35.5


Total

32.8


Male

37


Female

Denham Springs Adults

There are 7,694 adults, (1,622 of whom are seniors) in Denham Springs.

Denham Springs Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Denham Springs Sex Ratio

Female

5,134

51.39%

Male

4,857

48.61%

Denham Springs Households and Families

Denham Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denham Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female40.5%59.5%
Male27.2%72.8%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7182.6455.9
Non Family1,4751.4351.5
Married1,3003.4875.6
Female6123.1840.5
Male3313.7127.2

3.31

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denham Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4076.22%
9th to 12th Grade75311.52%
High School Graduate2,09832.08%
Some College1,69725.95%
Associates Degree3555.43%
Bachelors Degree72011.01%
Graduate Degree5097.78%

Denham Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2494,4601,066
Black94870982
Hispanic20711081
Other Race10223
Multiple Races7777
Native American35

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 39.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,904$48,534$30,870
Less Than High School$26,848$27,743$
High School Grad$38,750$42,021$22,990
Some College$34,275$56,921$31,099
Bachelors Degree$55,982$79,028$35,417
Graduate Degree$48,309$$52,545

$36,904

Average Earnings

$48,534

Average Male

$30,870

Average Female

Denham Springs Language

Denham Springs Language by Age

Denham Springs Language

96.79% of Denham Springs residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Denham Springs Poverty

Denham Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,79498612.65%
Hispanic36713937.87%
Multiple923639.13%
Native3535100.00%
Black1,45290.62%

12.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.03%

Male Poverty Rate

14.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denham Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denham Springs is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denham Springs is Black, with 0.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.01%
Some College11.91%
High School9.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.86%
Male Unemployed11.63%
Female Employed8.73%
Male Employed2.25%

Denham Springs Income

Denham Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,212$65,595
Families$63,112$75,930
Married Families$77,907-
Non Families$39,080$45,406

Denham Springs Marital Status

Denham Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Denham Springs Married by Age and Sex

Denham Springs 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.

Denham Springs Marital Status by Race

Denham Springs Veterans

928

Number of Veterans

897

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam328
Second Gulf War194
First Gulf War167
World War II34
Korea21

$Denham Springs Veterans by Education

3.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denham Springs Employment Status

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Denham Springs Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.13%

Born in Louisiana

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.62% of Denham Springs residents were born in the United States, with 75.13% having been born in Louisiana. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,137-323-3.41%
20199,460-323-3.30%
20189,783-41-0.42%
20179,824-323-3.18%
201610,147370.37%
201510,110-5-0.05%
201410,115-44-0.43%
201310,159-61-0.60%
201210,220-62-0.60%
201110,282-82-0.79%
201010,3641,6071.70%
20008,7573760.44%
19908,381-182-0.21%
19808,5631,8112.40%
19706,7527611.20%
19605,9910.00%