Donaldsonville, Louisiana Population 2020

8,423

Donaldsonville is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 8,423, it is the 43rd largest city in Louisiana and the 3477th largest city in the United States. Donaldsonville is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 13.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,436 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Donaldsonville has a population density of 2,223 people per square mile.

The average household income in Donaldsonville is $45,031 with a poverty rate of 39.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $110,800. The median age in Donaldsonville is 36.4 years, 30.4 years for males, and 43.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.8 males.

Donaldsonville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.04%
  • White: 24.85%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Donaldsonville, Louisiana is 8,423, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,281.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,436.

Donaldsonville, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,07175.04%
White2,01024.85%
Some Other Race90.11%

Donaldsonville Population Pyramid 2020

Donaldsonville Median Age

36.4


Total

30.4


Male

43.4


Female

Donaldsonville Adults

There are 6,043 adults, (1,430 of whom are seniors) in Donaldsonville.

Donaldsonville Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Donaldsonville Sex Ratio

Female

4,353

53.81%

Male

3,737

46.19%

Donaldsonville Households and Families

Donaldsonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Donaldsonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
Male77.2%22.8%
All58.8%41.2%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female42.1%57.9%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9002.7858.8
Non Family1,0001.147.2
Female8894.2742.1
Married8223.0786.6
Male1893.3877.2

3.64

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Donaldsonville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4217.91%
9th to 12th Grade94017.66%
High School Graduate2,07639.00%
Some College70913.32%
Associates Degree3296.18%
Bachelors Degree67412.66%
Graduate Degree1743.27%

Donaldsonville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,6502,617482
White1,5581,288366
Hispanic10648
Other Race99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,209$39,409$16,541
Less Than High School$15,439$$15,702
High School Grad$23,875$41,116$16,193
Some College$26,379$51,899$13,777
Bachelors Degree$42,273$$41,455
Graduate Degree$$$75,938

$25,209

Average Earnings

$39,409

Average Male

$16,541

Average Female

Donaldsonville Language

Donaldsonville Language by Age

Donaldsonville Language

97.64% of Donaldsonville residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Donaldsonville Poverty

Donaldsonville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,0712,94348.48%
White1,85522312.02%
Other99100.00%

39.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.31%

Male Poverty Rate

40.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Donaldsonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Donaldsonville is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Donaldsonville is White, with 12.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.37%
Some College27.98%
High School23.78%
Bachelors or Greater11.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.52%
Male Unemployed50.52%
Female Employed30.24%
Male Employed0.00%

Donaldsonville Income

Donaldsonville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,716$45,031
Families$38,164$53,836
Married Families$65,833-
Non Families$14,085$27,313

Donaldsonville Marital Status

Donaldsonville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Donaldsonville Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Donaldsonville Marital Status by Race

Donaldsonville Veterans

203

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
Korea56
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War30
World War II21

$Donaldsonville Veterans by Education

33.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Donaldsonville Employment Status

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

Donaldsonville 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

93.89%

Born in Louisiana

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.79% of Donaldsonville residents were born in the United States, with 93.89% having been born in Louisiana. 0.32% 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
20208,423710.85%
20198,352710.86%
20188,281951.16%
20178,186710.87%
20168,1151241.55%
20157,9911181.50%
20147,8731622.10%
20137,7111491.97%
20127,5621221.64%
20117,44010.01%
20107,439-166-0.22%
20007,605-344-0.44%
19907,949480.06%
19807,9015340.70%
19707,3671,2851.94%
19606,0821,9323.90%
19504,1502610.65%
19403,8891010.26%
19303,788430.11%
19203,745-345-0.88%
19104,090-15-0.04%
19004,1059842.78%
18903,1215211.84%
18802,6000.00%