Duson, Louisiana Population 2021

1,762
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Duson is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,762, it is the 128th largest city in Louisiana and the 8095th largest city in the United States . Duson is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 2.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,716 in 2010. Duson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Duson has a population density of 588 people per square mile.

The average household income in Duson is $43,610 with a poverty rate of 26.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $79,400. The median age in Duson is 31.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 30.1 years for females.

Duson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dusonwas:

  • White: 59.75%
  • Black or African American: 38.84%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Duson, Louisiana is 1,762 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,768.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,716.

Duson, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,02359.75%
Black or African American66538.84%
Two or More Races170.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.41%
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Duson Population by Race

Duson Population Pyramid $2021

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Duson Median Age

31.2


Total

35.9


Male

30.1


Female

Duson Adults

There are 1,190 adults, (203 of whom are seniors) in Duson.

Duson Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Duson Sex Ratio

Female

920

53.74%

Male

792

46.26%

Duson Population by Age

Duson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Duson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female38.8%61.2%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
All58%42%
Married76.3%23.7%
Male81.3%18.8%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Duson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5862.9258
Married2113.2876.3
Female1883.9738.8
Non Family1711.2654.4
Male163.5681.3

3.44

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Duson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12111.80%
9th to 12th Grade24123.51%
High School Graduate46645.46%
Some College15815.41%
Associates Degree292.83%
Bachelors Degree30.29%
Graduate Degree70.68%
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Duson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Duson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6313873
Black3692587
Hispanic2316
Native American77
2+ 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 black people with a rate of 1.90%.

Duson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,881$32,609$26,029
Less Than 9th Grade$24,000$$25,000
High School Graduate$25,667$33,438$22,391
Some College$29,844$32,857$29,464
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,881

Average Earnings

$32,609

Average Male

$26,029

Average Female

Duson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Duson Language by Age

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Duson Language

86.33% of Duson residents speak only English, while 13.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.99% of the population.

Duson Language

Duson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66523234.89%
White96722923.68%

26.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.32%

Male Poverty Rate

33.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Duson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Duson is Black, with 34.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Duson is White, with 23.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.51%.

Duson Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School26.39%
Less Than 9th Grade20.72%
Some College14.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Duson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.75%
Female Employed20.50%
Male Employed2.11%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Duson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Duson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,604$43,610
Families$35,060$44,953
Married Families$49,650-
Non Families$17,788$35,254
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Income by Household Type

Duson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Duson Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Duson Marital Status by Race

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Duson Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War8
World War II
Korea

Duson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6418
35 to 5417
75+16
65 to 748
18 to 34

Duson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White324.36%
Black276.12%

Duson Veterans by Race

Duson Veterans by Education

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23.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Duson Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Duson Employment by Age

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Duson Employment by Race

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Duson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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93.52%

Born in Duson

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Duson residents were born in the United States, with 93.52% having been born in Louisiana. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Duson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,762-3-0.17%
20201,765-3-0.17%
20191,768-3-0.17%
20181,771-6-0.34%
20171,777-5-0.28%
20161,782-9-0.50%
20151,79110.06%
20141,790130.73%
20131,777140.79%
20121,76390.51%
20111,754110.63%
20101,7430.00%

Duson Population by Year