Gueydan, Louisiana Population 2020

1,338

Gueydan is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,338, it is the 145th largest city in Louisiana and the 9145th largest city in the United States. Gueydan is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -4.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,398 in 2010. Gueydan reached it's highest population of 1,407 in 2013. Spanning over 1 miles, Gueydan has a population density of 1,465 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gueydan is $49,834 with a poverty rate of 21.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $590 per month, and the median house value is $76,100. The median age in Gueydan is 48.1 years, 41.9 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.3 males.

Gueydan Demographics

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

  • White: 84.68%
  • Black or African American: 13.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gueydan, Louisiana is 1,338, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,368.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,398.

Gueydan, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07284.68%
Black or African American17113.51%
Two or More Races100.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.63%
Asian50.39%

Gueydan Population Pyramid 2020

Gueydan Median Age

48.1


Total

41.9


Male

49.2


Female

Gueydan Adults

There are 1,016 adults, (307 of whom are seniors) in Gueydan.

Gueydan Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gueydan Sex Ratio

Female

718

56.71%

Male

548

43.29%

Gueydan Households and Families

Gueydan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gueydan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Female73%27%
All73%27%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Male35.7%64.3%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5382.2573
Married2182.8980.3
Non Family2171.1168.2
Female893.3373
Male143.2135.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gueydan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12313.46%
9th to 12th Grade18119.80%
High School Graduate37140.59%
Some College10811.82%
Associates Degree293.17%
Bachelors Degree758.21%
Graduate Degree272.95%

Gueydan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White79551498
Black9070
Hispanic19164
Native American88
Multiple Races66
Asian55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 21.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,863$46,250$17,148
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,250$46,750$13,906
Some College$41,406$90,500$29,531
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,863

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$17,148

Average Female

Gueydan Language

Gueydan Language by Age

Gueydan Language

85.70% of Gueydan residents speak only English, while 14.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.30% of the population.

Gueydan Poverty

Gueydan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,00915915.76%
Black1688651.19%
Native88100.00%
Multiple8450.00%
Hispanic22313.64%

21.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.44%

Male Poverty Rate

26.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gueydan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gueydan is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gueydan is Hispanic, with 13.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.73%.

Name Poverty
Some College27.07%
Less Than High School25.89%
High School15.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed11.62%
Male Employed1.89%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gueydan Income

Gueydan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,565$49,834
Families$41,875$61,581
Married Families$58,929-
Non Families$21,042$28,554

Gueydan Marital Status

Gueydan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gueydan Married by Age and Sex

Gueydan 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 35-44.

Gueydan Marital Status by Race

Gueydan Veterans

92

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
World War II21
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War4
Korea3

$Gueydan Veterans by Education

14.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gueydan Employment Status

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gueydan 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

89.49%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gueydan residents were born in the United States, with 89.49% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,338-15-1.11%
20191,353-15-1.10%
20181,368-12-0.87%
20171,380-15-1.08%
20161,395-5-0.36%
20151,400-2-0.14%
20141,402-5-0.36%
20131,40740.29%
20121,40310.07%
20111,40220.14%
20101,4000.00%