Edgard, Louisiana Population 2024

1,154

Edgard is a city located in St. John the Baptist Parish Louisiana. Edgard has a 2024 population of 1,154. It is also the county seat of St. John the Baptist Parish.Edgard is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -35.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,788 in 2020.

The average household income in Edgard is $68,497 with a poverty rate of 17.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Edgard is 56.1 years, 35.9 years for males, and 62.1 years for females.

Edgard Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.21%
  • White: 8.67%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
11.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
101.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-35.46% (-634)
The current population of Edgard, Louisiana is 1,154 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,788.

Edgard, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,04190.21%
White1008.67%
Two or more races131.13%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Edgard Population by Race

Edgard Population Pyramid 2024

Edgard Median Age

56.1

Total

35.9

Male

62.1

Female

Edgard Adults

There are 930 adults, (367 of whom are seniors) in Edgard.

Edgard Age Dependency

105

Age Dependency Ratio

65.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgard Sex Ratio

Female58951.04%
Male56548.96%

Edgard Population by Age

Edgard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4702.4695.54.5
Married2302.181000
Female1343.8184.315.7
Non Family961.261000
Male1021000
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

95.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Edgard 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

Edgard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edgard Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.77%.

Edgard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,009

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$46,532

Average Female

Edgard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edgard Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Edgard Language

99.11% of Edgard residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Edgard Language

Edgard Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,04120019.21%
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17.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.41%

Male Poverty Rate

16.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgard is Black, with 19.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgard is Black, with 19.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.44%.

Edgard Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School38.26%
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Bachelors or Greater4%
Some College3.95%
showing: 4 rows

Edgard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed72.22%
Male Employed11.95%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Edgard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edgard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Edgard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgard Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Edgard 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 Over 65.

Edgard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Edgard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

37

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Edgard Veterans by War

count

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Edgard Veterans by Age

count

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Edgard Veterans by Race

Edgard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Edgard Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Edgard Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Edgard 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

91.51%

Born in Edgard

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Edgard residents were born in the United States, with 91.51% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Edgard Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,154
20231,154
20221,154-136-10.54%
20211,290-498-27.85%
20201,78830.17%
20191,785-268-13.05%
20182,053-262-11.32%
20172,315-151-6.12%
20162,466-65-2.57%
20152,53136116.64%
20142,170100.46%
20132,160-279-11.44%
20122,439291.2%
20112,410-31-1.27%
20102,441
showing: 15 rows

Edgard Population by Year