Duson, Louisiana Population 2024

1,311

Duson is a city located in Acadia Parish, Lafayette Parish, and Vermilion Parish Louisiana. Duson has a 2024 population of 1,311. Duson is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,329 in 2020.

The average household income in Duson is $44,065 with a poverty rate of 36.42%. 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: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
435.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.35% (-18)
The current population of Duson, Louisiana is 1,311 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,329.

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 American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

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

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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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade21422.43%
Associates Degree383.98%
Bachelors Degree757.86%
Graduate Degree111.15%
High School Graduate33535.12%
Less Than 9th Grade18319.18%
Some College9810.27%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White74443275
Black16012511
2+ Races3100
Hispanic2450
Other Race1900

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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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$41,250$41,719$40,781
Less Than 9th Grade$24,435$23,606$34,063
Overall$34,539$32,011$40,313
Some College$53,750$54,485$0

$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%

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 Greater0%

Duson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.33%
Female Employed26.34%
Male Employed9.45%
Male Unemployed0%

Duson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Duson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$32,404$39,009
Households$30,302$44,065
Married Families$53,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,528$47,679

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

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War19
Vietnam7
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Duson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3419
75+7
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Duson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White263.22%

Duson Veterans by Race

Duson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

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

0%

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
20291,290-4-0.31%
20281,294-4-0.31%
20271,298-5-0.38%
20261,303-4-0.31%
20251,307-4-0.31%
20241,311-5-0.38%
20231,316-3-0.23%
20221,319-5-0.38%
20211,324-5-0.38%
20201,329-434-24.62%
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%
20101,74000%

Duson Population by Year