Harahan, Louisiana Population 2024

8,476

Harahan is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Harahan has a 2024 population of 8,476. Harahan is currently declining at a rate of -1.89% annually and its population has decreased by -6.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,102 in 2020.

The average household income in Harahan is $99,779 with a poverty rate of 9.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Harahan is 47.7 years, 46.7 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Harahan Demographics

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

  • White: 92.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.86%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,213.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.88% (-626)
The current population of Harahan, Louisiana is 8,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,102.

Harahan, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,33992.21%
Two or more races2582.85%
Asian1721.9%
Black or African American1681.86%
Other race1061.17%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Harahan Population by Race

Harahan Population Pyramid 2024

Harahan Median Age

47.7

Total

46.7

Male

47.8

Female

Harahan Adults

There are 7,639 adults, (2,135 of whom are seniors) in Harahan.

Harahan Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harahan Sex Ratio

Female4,99355.21%
Male4,05044.79%

Harahan Population by Age

Harahan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0852.1780.119.9
Married1,9432.868911
Non Family1,5831.1474.725.3
Female4242.8159.440.6
Male1352.4181.518.5
showing: 5 rows

2.8

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harahan 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

Harahan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harahan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.61%.

Harahan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,200

Average Earnings

$63,223

Average Male

$47,658

Average Female

Harahan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harahan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harahan Language

95.02% of Harahan residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Harahan Language

Harahan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,7205897.63%
Hispanic82519423.52%
Multiple2585220.16%
Black1221713.93%
Other1061615.09%
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9.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.21%

Male Poverty Rate

9.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harahan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harahan is Hispanic, with 23.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harahan is White, with 7.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.39%.

Harahan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.01%
High School13.99%
Some College6.45%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%
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Harahan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.97%
Female Employed3.62%
Male Employed0.4%
Male Unemployed
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Harahan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harahan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harahan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Harahan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harahan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harahan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harahan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

491

Number of Veterans

447

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

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Harahan Veterans by War

count

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Harahan Veterans by Age

count

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Harahan Veterans by Race

Harahan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harahan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Harahan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harahan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harahan 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

82.62%

Born in Harahan

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Harahan residents were born in the United States, with 82.62% having been born in Louisiana. 1.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harahan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,661-163-2.08%
20287,824-163-2.04%
20277,987-163-2%
20268,150-163-1.96%
20258,313-163-1.92%
20248,476-163-1.89%
20238,639-163-1.85%
20228,802-163-1.82%
20218,965-137-1.51%
20209,102-182-1.96%
20199,284-19-0.2%
20189,303-30-0.32%
20179,333-1-0.01%
20169,334320.34%
20159,302260.28%
20149,276-1-0.01%
20139,277-3-0.03%
20129,280-7-0.08%
20119,287290.31%
20109,258-627-6.34%
20009,885-42-0.42%
19909,927-1,457-12.8%
198011,384-1,653-12.68%
197013,0373,76240.56%
19609,275
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Harahan Population by Year