Duson, Louisiana Population 2024

1,303

Duson is a city located in Acadia Parish and Lafayette Parish Louisiana. Duson has a 2024 population of 1,303. Duson is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,325 in 2020.

The average household income in Duson is $44,065 with a poverty rate of 36.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Duson is 38.8 years, 39.7 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Duson Demographics

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

  • White: 70.58%
  • Black or African American: 23.25%
  • Two or more races: 4.16%
  • Other race: 2.01%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
435.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.66% (-22)
The current population of Duson, Louisiana is 1,303 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,325.

Duson, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,01770.58%
Black or African American33523.25%
Two or more races604.16%
Other race292.01%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Duson Population by Race

Duson Population Pyramid 2024

Duson Median Age

38.8

Total

39.7

Male

38.2

Female

Duson Adults

There are 1,040 adults, (192 of whom are seniors) in Duson.

Duson Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Duson Sex Ratio

Female89862.32%
Male54337.68%

Duson Population by Age

Duson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5292.725941
Non Family1831.6159.640.4
Female1693.9458.641.4
Married1452.7461.438.6
Male322.5646.953.1
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Duson 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

Duson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Duson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 78.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.08%.

Duson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,539

Average Earnings

$32,011

Average Male

$40,313

Average Female

Duson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Duson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Duson Language

92.6% of Duson residents speak only English, while 7.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.7% of the population.

Duson Language

Duson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,00127327.27%
Black33516448.96%
Multiple6060100%
Other292275.86%
Hispanic331545.45%
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36.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.7%

Male Poverty Rate

38.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Duson

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Duson is White, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.35%.

Duson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School34.03%
Less Than 9th Grade33.5%
Some College25%
Bachelors or Greater
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Duson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.33%
Female Employed26.34%
Male Employed9.45%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Duson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Duson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Duson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

23.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Duson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Duson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Duson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Duson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Duson Veterans by War

count

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Duson Veterans by Age

count

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Duson Veterans by Race

Duson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Duson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.2%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Duson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Duson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Duson 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

92.57%

Born in Duson

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.47% of Duson residents were born in the United States, with 92.57% having been born in Louisiana. 1.53% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,273-6-0.47%
20281,279-6-0.47%
20271,285-6-0.46%
20261,291-6-0.46%
20251,297-6-0.46%
20241,303-6-0.46%
20231,309-6-0.46%
20221,315-6-0.45%
20211,321-4-0.3%
20201,325-438-24.84%
20191,763-7-0.4%
20181,770-2-0.11%
20171,772-5-0.28%
20161,777-13-0.73%
20151,79010.06%
20141,789150.85%
20131,774120.68%
20121,762130.74%
20111,74990.52%
20101,740
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Duson Population by Year