Duson, Louisiana Population 2020

1,754

Duson is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,754, it is the 127th largest city in Louisiana and the 8117th largest city in the United States. Duson is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually but its population has increased by 2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,716 in 2010. Duson reached it's highest population of 1,790 in 2014. Spanning over 3 miles, Duson has a population density of 586 people per square mile.

The average household income in Duson is $49,066 with a poverty rate of 27.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Duson is 30.7 years, 31.9 years for males, and 30.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Duson Demographics

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

  • White: 65.56%
  • Black or African American: 33.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Duson, Louisiana is 1,754, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,766.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,716.

Duson, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,16765.56%
Black or African American59533.43%
Two or More Races100.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.45%

Duson Population Pyramid 2020

Duson Median Age

30.7


Total

31.9


Male

30.4


Female

Duson Adults

There are 1,216 adults, (215 of whom are seniors) in Duson.

Duson Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Duson Sex Ratio

Female

911

51.18%

Male

869

48.82%

Duson Households and Families

Duson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Duson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All57.3%42.7%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female33.3%66.7%
Male27.6%72.4%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6262.8457.3
Married2543.2278.7
Female1803.6733.3
Non Family1631.1355.8
Male294.0327.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

11.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Duson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12111.23%
9th to 12th Grade22520.89%
High School Graduate44541.32%
Some College19017.64%
Associates Degree555.11%
Bachelors Degree343.16%
Graduate Degree70.65%

Duson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White69546534
Black3422397
Hispanic3017
Native American88
Multiple Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,780$38,417$21,366
Less Than High School$21,500$33,750$20,991
High School Grad$31,250$40,263$24,375
Some College$28,214$34,219$16,202
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,780

Average Earnings

$38,417

Average Male

$21,366

Average Female

Duson Language

Duson Language by Age

Duson Language

84.29% of Duson residents speak only English, while 15.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.52% of the population.

Duson Poverty

Duson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,09424622.49%
Black59523539.50%

27.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.80%

Male Poverty Rate

36.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Duson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Duson is Black, with 39.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Duson is White, with 22.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.61%
Some College23.67%
High School23.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed22.65%
Male Employed3.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Duson Income

Duson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,500$49,066
Families$38,365$57,111
Married Families$66,750-
Non Families$17,054$21,545

Duson Marital Status

Duson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Duson Married by Age and Sex

Duson 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 55-64.

Duson Marital Status by Race

Duson Veterans

68

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War7
Korea1
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5426
75+16
55 to 6416
65 to 7410
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White445.47%
Black246.06%

$Duson Veterans by Education

17.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Duson Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Duson 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

91.69%

Born in Louisiana

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.48% of Duson residents were born in the United States, with 91.69% having been born in Louisiana. 0.28% 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
20201,754-6-0.34%
20191,760-6-0.34%
20181,766-6-0.34%
20171,772-6-0.34%
20161,778-11-0.61%
20151,789-1-0.06%
20141,790100.56%
20131,780130.74%
20121,767100.57%
20111,75780.46%
20101,7490.00%