DeRidder, Louisiana Population 2024

9,354

DeRidder is a city located in Beauregard Parish and Vernon Parish Louisiana. DeRidder has a 2024 population of 9,354. It is also the county seat of Beauregard Parish.DeRidder is currently declining at a rate of -1.42% annually and its population has decreased by -4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,829 in 2020.

The average household income in DeRidder is $76,475 with a poverty rate of 17.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in DeRidder is 38.1 years, 34.9 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

DeRidder Demographics

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

  • White: 53.16%
  • Black or African American: 31.28%
  • Two or more races: 10.93%
  • Other race: 3.3%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
9.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,013.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.83% (-475)
The current population of DeRidder, Louisiana is 9,354 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,829.

DeRidder, Louisiana Population 2024

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DeRidder Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,23653.16%
Black or African American3,08131.28%
Two or more races1,07710.93%
Other race3253.3%
Asian1251.27%
Native American60.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

DeRidder Population by Race

DeRidder Population Pyramid 2024

DeRidder Median Age

38.1

Total

34.9

Male

41.1

Female

DeRidder Adults

There are 7,570 adults, (1,790 of whom are seniors) in DeRidder.

DeRidder Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

DeRidder Sex Ratio

Female4,75148.23%
Male5,09951.77%

DeRidder Population by Age

DeRidder Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0512.3563.636.4
Married1,6882.8478.921.1
Non Family1,4021.1453.946.1
Female6973.4246.953.1
Male2642.786139
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2.9

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

DeRidder 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

DeRidder Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeRidder Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 94.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.14%.

DeRidder Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,498

Average Earnings

$58,770

Average Male

$26,695

Average Female

DeRidder Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeRidder Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

DeRidder Language

94.69% of DeRidder residents speak only English, while 5.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.4% of the population.

DeRidder Language

DeRidder Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,96770223.66%
White4,72667314.24%
Multiple1,04824523.38%
Hispanic6587110.79%
Asian1253427.2%
Other325206.15%
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17.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

20.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeRidder

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeRidder is Asian, with 27.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeRidder is Other, with 6.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.23%.

DeRidder Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.71%
High School18.82%
Some College10.12%
Bachelors or Greater7.61%
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DeRidder Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.9%
Male Unemployed35.87%
Female Employed13.12%
Male Employed6.67%
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DeRidder Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeRidder Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

DeRidder Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

DeRidder Married by Age and Sex

male

female

DeRidder 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 35-44.

DeRidder Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

DeRidder Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,274

Number of Veterans

1,094

Male Veterans

180

Female Veterans

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DeRidder Veterans by War

count

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DeRidder Veterans by Age

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DeRidder Veterans by Race

DeRidder Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeRidder Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

DeRidder Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

DeRidder Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

DeRidder 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

58.19%

Born in DeRidder

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

1.4%

Non Citizen

1.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of DeRidder residents were born in the United States, with 58.19% having been born in Louisiana. 1.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeRidder Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,679-135-1.53%
20288,814-135-1.51%
20278,949-135-1.49%
20269,084-135-1.46%
20259,219-135-1.44%
20249,354-135-1.42%
20239,489-135-1.4%
20229,624-135-1.38%
20219,759-70-0.71%
20209,829-783-7.38%
201910,612-103-0.96%
201810,715220.21%
201710,693-192-1.76%
201610,8851361.27%
201510,749650.61%
201410,684
201310,684-24-0.22%
201210,708240.22%
201110,684640.6%
201010,6208128.28%
20009,808-60-0.61%
19909,868-1,189-10.75%
198011,0573,02737.7%
19708,03084211.71%
19607,1881,38923.95%
19505,7992,04954.64%
19403,75030.08%
19303,7472126%
19203,535
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DeRidder Population by Year