Gueydan, Louisiana Population 2024

1,106

Gueydan is a city located in Vermilion Parish Louisiana. Gueydan has a 2024 population of 1,106. Gueydan is currently declining at a rate of -1.34% annually and its population has decreased by -4.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,161 in 2020.

The average household income in Gueydan is $45,929 with a poverty rate of 40.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gueydan is 49.6 years, 48.6 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Gueydan Demographics

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

  • White: 82.62%
  • Black or African American: 15.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,210.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.74% (-55)
The current population of Gueydan, Louisiana is 1,106 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,161.

Gueydan, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,00882.62%
Black or African American18815.41%
Two or more races241.97%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gueydan Population by Race

Gueydan Population Pyramid 2024

Gueydan Median Age

49.6

Total

48.6

Male

50.7

Female

Gueydan Adults

There are 1,006 adults, (342 of whom are seniors) in Gueydan.

Gueydan Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gueydan Sex Ratio

Female68456.07%
Male53643.93%

Gueydan Population by Age

Gueydan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5662.0670.129.9
Non Family2621.2162.237.8
Married1602.889.410.6
Female1272.9662.237.8
Male171.5370.629.4
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gueydan 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

Gueydan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gueydan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 71.43%.

Gueydan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,477

Average Earnings

$61,500

Average Male

$17,039

Average Female

Gueydan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gueydan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gueydan Language

91.97% of Gueydan residents speak only English, while 8.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.03% of the population.

Gueydan Language

Gueydan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White95133535.23%
Black17713978.53%
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40.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.75%

Male Poverty Rate

47.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gueydan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gueydan is Black, with 78.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gueydan is White, with 35.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.17%.

Gueydan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.32%
High School36.52%
Some College28.3%
Bachelors or Greater10.24%
showing: 4 rows

Gueydan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.21%
Female Employed31.1%
Male Unemployed24.32%
Male Employed3.13%
showing: 4 rows

Gueydan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gueydan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gueydan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

25.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gueydan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gueydan Marriage

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

Gueydan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gueydan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

63

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Gueydan Veterans by War

count

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Gueydan Veterans by Age

count

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Gueydan Veterans by Race

Gueydan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gueydan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39%

Labor Force Participation

31.3%

Employment Rate

19.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gueydan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gueydan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gueydan 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

91.72%

Born in Gueydan

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Gueydan residents were born in the United States, with 91.72% 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.

Gueydan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,031-15-1.43%
20281,046-15-1.41%
20271,061-15-1.39%
20261,076-15-1.37%
20251,091-15-1.36%
20241,106-15-1.34%
20231,121-15-1.32%
20221,136-15-1.3%
20211,151-10-0.86%
20201,161-186-13.81%
20191,347-18-1.32%
20181,365-11-0.8%
20171,376-15-1.08%
20161,391-4-0.29%
20151,395-3-0.21%
20141,398-6-0.43%
20131,40430.21%
20121,401-1-0.07%
20111,40230.21%
20101,399
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Gueydan Population by Year