Gardere, Louisiana Population 2024

12,501

Gardere is a city located in East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana. Gardere has a 2024 population of 12,501. Gardere is currently growing at a rate of 3.89% annually and its population has increased by 17.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,629 in 2020.

The average household income in Gardere is $68,199 with a poverty rate of 28.21%. The median age in Gardere is 23.9 years: 23.6 years for males, and 24.3 years for females.

Gardere Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 49.4%
  • White: 28.84%
  • Other race: 12.57%
  • Two or more races: 6.21%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,763.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.61% (1,872)
The current population of Gardere, Louisiana is 12,501 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,629.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,71349.4%
White3,33528.84%
Other race1,45412.57%
Two or more races7186.21%
Asian2322.01%
Native American1130.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gardere Population by Race

Gardere Population Pyramid 2024

Gardere Median Age

23.9

Total

23.6

Male

24.3

Female

Gardere Adults

There are 8,385 adults, (666 of whom are seniors) in Gardere.

Gardere Age Dependency

49.8

Age Dependency Ratio

8.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardere Sex Ratio

Female6,09652.71%
Male5,46947.29%

Gardere Population by Age

Gardere Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0622.8441.758.3
Non Family1,7551.5840.959.1
Female1,0184.4232.867.2
Married9843.461.238.8
Male3053.0213.486.6

3.48

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

41.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gardere Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1973.5%
Associates Degree2133.79%
Bachelors Degree1,08619.31%
Graduate Degree73113%
High School Graduate2,01435.8%
Less Than 9th Grade3576.35%
Some College1,02718.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gardere Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardere Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black3,0642,791496
White1,3821,382993
Hispanic881650123
Other Race55638318
2+ Races380322212
Asian1277759
Native American41410

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.85%.

Gardere Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,125$110,987$46,793
Graduate Degree$62,308$92,734$49,026
High School Graduate$29,003$35,262$28,066
Less Than 9th Grade$22,222$23,771$0
Overall$41,460$52,404$33,219
Some College$40,802$51,214$24,959

$41,460

Average Earnings

$52,404

Average Male

$33,219

Average Female

Gardere Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardere Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gardere Language

83.14% of Gardere residents speak only English, while 16.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.63% of the population.

Gardere Language

Gardere Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,7131,45225.42%
White3,1061,01532.68%
Hispanic2,14673034.02%
Other1,45463843.88%
Multiple7189212.81%
Asian2324117.67%

28.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.81%

Male Poverty Rate

32.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardere

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardere is Other, with 43.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardere is Multiple, with 12.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.56%.

Gardere Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.36%
High School26.37%
Some College14.6%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%

Gardere Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.29%
Female Employed25.17%
Male Unemployed16.28%
Male Employed11.66%

Gardere Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardere Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,659$76,519
Households$54,412$68,199
Married Families$98,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,398$51,902

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gardere Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.7%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardere Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gardere Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gardere Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gardere Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

266

Number of Veterans

258

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam70
Second Gulf War67
First Gulf War59
Korea0
World War II0

Gardere Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54118
65 to 7462
18 to 3448
55 to 6430
75+8

Gardere Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1664.14%
White822.7%
2+ Races183.85%
Hispanic151.37%

Gardere Veterans by Race

Gardere Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardere Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.9%

Labor Force Participation

74%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gardere Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gardere Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gardere 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

76.07%

Born in Gardere

87.44%

Native Born

12.56%

Foreign Born

11.31%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.44% of Gardere residents were born in the United States, with 76.07% having been born in Louisiana. 11.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gardere Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,5014683.89%
202312,0334684.05%
202211,5655945.41%
202110,9713423.22%
202010,629-765-6.71%
201911,3945535.1%
201810,841-388-3.46%
201711,2293032.77%
201610,926180.17%
201510,9083142.96%
201410,594-63-0.59%
201310,6572712.61%
201210,3865065.12%
20119,880-700-6.62%
201010,58000%

Gardere Population by Year