Donaldsonville, Louisiana Population 2024

6,989

Donaldsonville is a city located in Ascension Parish Louisiana. Donaldsonville has a 2024 population of 6,989. It is also the county seat of Ascension Parish.Donaldsonville is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,706 in 2020.

The average household income in Donaldsonville is $45,482 with a poverty rate of 47.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Donaldsonville is 29.2 years, 25.1 years for males, and 30.1 years for females.

Donaldsonville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 84.78%
  • White: 13.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,844.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.22% (283)
The current population of Donaldsonville, Louisiana is 6,989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,706.

Donaldsonville, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,76484.78%
White93913.81%
Two or more races791.16%
Asian170.25%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Donaldsonville Population by Race

Donaldsonville Population Pyramid 2024

Donaldsonville Median Age

29.2

Total

25.1

Male

30.1

Female

Donaldsonville Adults

There are 4,284 adults, (1,254 of whom are seniors) in Donaldsonville.

Donaldsonville Age Dependency

124.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

83

Child Dependency Ratio

Donaldsonville Sex Ratio

Female3,92557.73%
Male2,87442.27%

Donaldsonville Population by Age

Donaldsonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5052.6952.247.8
Non Family1,0341.0952.447.6
Female7954.463565
Married6313.0973.126.9
Male452.516040
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3.78

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Donaldsonville 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

Donaldsonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Donaldsonville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 76%.

Donaldsonville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$20,519

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$17,325

Average Female

Donaldsonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Donaldsonville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Donaldsonville Language

99.41% of Donaldsonville residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.3% of the population.

Donaldsonville Language

Donaldsonville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,7343,02752.79%
White893808.96%
Multiple796075.95%
Asian1717100%
Hispanic25624%
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47.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.59%

Male Poverty Rate

53.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Donaldsonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Donaldsonville is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Donaldsonville is White, with 8.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 28.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.63%.

Donaldsonville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.83%
High School36.56%
Some College19.87%
Bachelors or Greater11.23%
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Donaldsonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed69.74%
Male Unemployed55.38%
Female Employed39.74%
Male Employed1.43%
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Donaldsonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Donaldsonville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Donaldsonville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

30.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Donaldsonville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Donaldsonville 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 20-34.

Donaldsonville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Donaldsonville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

296

Number of Veterans

251

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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Donaldsonville Veterans by War

count

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Donaldsonville Veterans by Age

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Donaldsonville Veterans by Race

Donaldsonville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Donaldsonville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

Donaldsonville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Donaldsonville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Donaldsonville 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

95.54%

Born in Donaldsonville

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.75% of Donaldsonville residents were born in the United States, with 95.54% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Donaldsonville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,359741.02%
20287,285741.03%
20277,211741.04%
20267,137741.05%
20257,063741.06%
20246,989741.07%
20236,915741.08%
20226,841741.09%
20216,767610.91%
20206,706-1,823-21.37%
20198,5291141.35%
20188,4151111.34%
20178,304971.18%
20168,2071381.71%
20158,0691301.64%
20147,9391712.2%
20137,7681592.09%
20127,6091301.74%
20117,479130.17%
20107,466-139-1.83%
20007,605-344-4.33%
19907,949480.61%
19807,9015347.25%
19707,3671,28521.13%
19606,0821,93246.55%
19504,1502616.71%
19403,8891012.67%
19303,788431.15%
19203,745-345-8.44%
19104,090-15-0.37%
19004,10598431.53%
18903,12152120.04%
18802,600
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Donaldsonville Population by Year