Erath, Louisiana Population 2021

1,983
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Erath is a city located in Vermilion Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,983, it is the 117th largest city in Louisiana and the 7667th largest city in the United States . Erath is currently declining at a rate of -1.39% annually and its population has decreased by -6.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,114 in 2010. Erath reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Erath has a population density of 1,129 people per square mile.

The average household income in Erath is $55,260 with a poverty rate of 16.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $79,900. The median age in Erath is 36.4 years, 30.9 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Erath Demographics

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

  • White: 89.42%
  • Asian: 6.41%
  • Black or African American: 3.96%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Erath, Louisiana is 1,983 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,039.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,114.

Erath, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08089.42%
Asian1496.41%
Black or African American923.96%
Some Other Race50.21%
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Erath Population by Race

Erath Population Pyramid $2021

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Erath Median Age

36.4


Total

30.9


Male

39.3


Female

Erath Adults

There are 1,663 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Erath.

Erath Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Erath Sex Ratio

Female

1,165

50.09%

Male

1,161

49.91%

Erath Population by Age

Erath Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erath Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Male49.3%50.7%
Female60.9%39.1%
All66.6%33.4%
Married87.4%12.6%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Erath Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9342.4966.6
Married3963.287.4
Non Family2791.1445.2
Female1922.9260.9
Male672.6949.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Erath Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1218.47%
9th to 12th Grade22916.04%
High School Graduate56439.50%
Some College18713.10%
Associates Degree1117.77%
Bachelors Degree16011.20%
Graduate Degree563.92%
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Erath Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erath Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,219941166
Asian926140
Black5944
Hispanic583210
Other Race5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.48%.

Erath Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,160$49,479$25,855
Less Than 9th Grade$33,750$50,563$26,250
High School Graduate$23,750$36,875$17,398
Some College$26,146$$27,500
Bachelors Degree$48,750$61,250$32,750
Graduate Degree$50,833$$62,500

$30,160

Average Earnings

$49,479

Average Male

$25,855

Average Female

Erath Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erath Language by Age

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Erath Language

78.08% of Erath residents speak only English, while 21.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.42% of the population.

Erath Language

Erath Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,93130115.59%
Asian1494228.19%
Black922931.52%
Hispanic154138.44%

16.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erath

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erath is Black, with 31.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erath is Hispanic, with 8.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.46%.

Erath Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.71%
High School17.02%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Erath Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.78%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed9.63%
Male Employed4.71%

Erath Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erath Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,295$55,260
Families$44,464$61,155
Married Families$75,882-
Non Families$25,669$38,621
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Income by Household Type

Erath Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Erath Married by Age and Sex

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Erath 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 35-44.

Erath Marital Status by Race

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Erath Marital Status

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28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Korea

Erath Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7412
75+10
35 to 546
55 to 64
18 to 34

Erath Veterans by Age

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Erath Veterans by Race

Erath Veterans by Education

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17.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erath Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Erath Employment by Age

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Erath Employment by Race

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Erath 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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86.11%

Born in Erath

94.54%

Native Born

5.46%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

3.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.54% of Erath residents were born in the United States, with 86.11% having been born in Louisiana. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Erath Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,983-28-1.39%
20202,011-28-1.37%
20192,039-28-1.35%
20182,067-12-0.58%
20172,079-19-0.91%
20162,098-7-0.33%
20152,10510.05%
20142,104-8-0.38%
20132,112110.52%
20122,101-4-0.19%
20112,105-9-0.43%
20102,1140.00%

Erath Population by Year