Elmwood, Louisiana Population 2024

6,081

Elmwood is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Elmwood has a 2024 population of 6,081. Elmwood is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,099 in 2020.

The average household income in Elmwood is $82,707 with a poverty rate of 8.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elmwood is 32.1 years, 32.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females.

Elmwood Demographics

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

  • White: 55.07%
  • Black or African American: 31.28%
  • Two or more races: 8.26%
  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,611.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.3% (-18)
The current population of Elmwood, Louisiana is 6,081 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,099.

Elmwood, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,34955.07%
Black or African American1,90231.28%
Two or more races5028.26%
Asian3105.1%
Native American180.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elmwood Population by Race

Elmwood Population Pyramid 2024

Elmwood Median Age

32.1

Total

32.3

Male

30.7

Female

Elmwood Adults

There are 4,987 adults, (739 of whom are seniors) in Elmwood.

Elmwood Age Dependency

43.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmwood Sex Ratio

Female3,24953.43%
Male2,83246.57%

Elmwood Population by Age

Elmwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4621.7614.885.2
Non Family2,2881.28.491.6
Married7082.9439.360.7
Female3942.8111.288.8
Male722.150100
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2.78

Average Family Size

1.76

Average Household Size

14.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elmwood 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

Elmwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elmwood 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Elmwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,530

Average Earnings

$49,083

Average Male

$41,513

Average Female

Elmwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elmwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elmwood Language

83.48% of Elmwood residents speak only English, while 16.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.54% of the population.

Elmwood Language

Elmwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,90230215.88%
White3,1181725.52%
Multiple502234.58%
Native1818100%
Asian310185.81%
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8.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.8%

Male Poverty Rate

12.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmwood

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmwood is Multiple, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 15.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.76%.

Elmwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.72%
Some College9.35%
Bachelors or Greater8.15%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Elmwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.8%
Female Employed4.98%
Male Employed4.84%
Male Unemployed
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Elmwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elmwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elmwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elmwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elmwood 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.

Elmwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elmwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

228

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Elmwood Veterans by War

count

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Elmwood Veterans by Age

count

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Elmwood Veterans by Race

Elmwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

79%

Labor Force Participation

73.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Elmwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elmwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elmwood 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

62.52%

Born in Elmwood

88.03%

Native Born

11.97%

Foreign Born

4.36%

Non Citizen

7.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.03% of Elmwood residents were born in the United States, with 62.52% having been born in Louisiana. 4.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elmwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,081
20236,081
20226,081-619-9.24%
20216,7006019.85%
20206,0994017.04%
20195,6981733.13%
20185,5254889.69%
20175,0373798.14%
20164,6581062.33%
20154,552-206-4.33%
20144,758-187-3.78%
20134,9453808.32%
20124,565-7-0.15%
20114,572-63-1.36%
20104,635
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Elmwood Population by Year