Erath, Louisiana Population 2020

2,027

Erath is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,027, it is the 116th largest city in Louisiana and the 7562nd largest city in the United States. Erath is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -4.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,114 in 2010. Erath reached it's highest population of 2,114 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Erath has a population density of 1,154 people per square mile.

The average household income in Erath is $54,767 with a poverty rate of 14.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $608 per month, and the median house value is $82,400. The median age in Erath is 38.2 years, 33.8 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.3 males.

Erath Demographics

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

  • White: 88.03%
  • Asian: 7.62%
  • Black or African American: 4.15%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Erath, Louisiana is 2,027, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,065.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,114.

Erath, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,80288.03%
Asian1567.62%
Black or African American854.15%
Some Other Race40.20%

Erath Population Pyramid 2020

Erath Median Age

38.2


Total

33.8


Male

40.8


Female

Erath Adults

There are 1,554 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Erath.

Erath Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Erath Sex Ratio

Female

997

48.71%

Male

1,050

51.29%

Erath Households and Families

Erath Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Erath Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All65%35%
Female53.7%46.3%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Male39.5%60.5%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8632.3765
Married3693.2590.5
Non Family3181.1445.3
Female952.8353.7
Male812.6539.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Erath Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1269.61%
9th to 12th Grade22817.39%
High School Graduate51839.51%
Some College17113.04%
Associates Degree916.94%
Bachelors Degree14410.98%
Graduate Degree332.52%

Erath Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,125832140
Asian966137
Black6147
Hispanic2917
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 77.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,616$54,375$25,938
Less Than High School$$82,976$25,714
High School Grad$28,250$39,028$21,250
Some College$24,038$$24,219
Bachelors Degree$57,500$60,750$45,156
Graduate Degree$73,269$$72,692

$31,616

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$25,938

Average Female

Erath Language

Erath Language by Age

Erath Language

75.01% of Erath residents speak only English, while 24.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.78% of the population.

Erath Poverty

Erath Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,72122212.90%
Asian1564528.85%
Black852832.94%
Hispanic8578.24%

14.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.24%

Male Poverty Rate

14.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erath

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erath is Black, with 32.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erath is Hispanic, with 8.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.84%
High School13.71%
Some College5.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed35.56%
Male Employed7.45%
Female Employed5.44%

Erath Income

Erath Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,688$54,767
Families$46,534$62,819
Married Families$60,417-
Non Families$26,429$40,968

Erath Marital Status

Erath Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Erath Married by Age and Sex

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

Erath Veterans

31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II16
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War6
Vietnam5
Korea

$Erath Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erath Employment Status

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Erath Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.30%

Born in Louisiana

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.31% of Erath residents were born in the United States, with 87.30% having been born in Louisiana. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,027-19-0.93%
20192,046-19-0.92%
20182,065-16-0.77%
20172,081-19-0.90%
20162,100-4-0.19%
20152,10410.05%
20142,103-10-0.47%
20132,113110.52%
20122,102-4-0.19%
20112,106-8-0.38%
20102,1140.00%