Harahan, Louisiana Population 2020

9,286

Harahan is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 9,286, it is the 40th largest city in Louisiana and the 3249th largest city in the United States. Harahan is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 0.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,277 in 2010. Harahan reached it's highest population of 13,037 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Harahan has a population density of 4,616 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harahan is $82,279 with a poverty rate of 9.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,045 per month, and the median house value is $233,600. The median age in Harahan is 43.2 years, 39.9 years for males, and 45.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

Harahan Demographics

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

  • White: 92.49%
  • Black or African American: 4.96%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harahan, Louisiana is 9,286, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,294.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,277.

Harahan, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,61092.49%
Black or African American4624.96%
Some Other Race1211.30%
Asian570.61%
Two or More Races480.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.12%

Harahan Population Pyramid 2020

Harahan Median Age

43.2


Total

39.9


Male

45.5


Female

Harahan Adults

There are 7,609 adults, (1,907 of whom are seniors) in Harahan.

Harahan Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Harahan Sex Ratio

Female

4,797

51.53%

Male

4,512

48.47%

Harahan Households and Families

Harahan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harahan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Female63.7%36.3%
Male39.7%60.3%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7522.4475.9
Married1,6843.2587.5
Non Family1,5031.1969.5
Female4443.2663.7
Male1213.5839.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harahan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1191.73%
9th to 12th Grade3705.38%
High School Graduate1,98428.87%
Some College1,75225.49%
Associates Degree4446.46%
Bachelors Degree1,46421.30%
Graduate Degree73910.75%

Harahan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1195,7032,034
Hispanic41937488
Black26924116
Other Race6547
Asian494940
Multiple Races373737
Native American111111

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,478$52,238$36,154
Less Than High School$40,500$$
High School Grad$27,569$34,625$22,470
Some College$40,475$44,464$35,466
Bachelors Degree$57,632$61,314$44,079
Graduate Degree$60,365$96,125$57,228

$41,478

Average Earnings

$52,238

Average Male

$36,154

Average Female

Harahan Language

Harahan Language by Age

Harahan Language

92.60% of Harahan residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.85% of the population.

Harahan Poverty

Harahan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9144866.14%
Hispanic74523731.81%
Black38015139.74%
Multiple481225.00%

9.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.22%

Male Poverty Rate

10.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harahan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harahan is Black, with 39.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harahan is White, with 6.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.09%
Some College13.66%
High School7.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.02%
Male Unemployed61.54%
Female Employed5.44%
Male Employed4.93%

Harahan Income

Harahan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,854$82,279
Families$86,214$104,734
Married Families$92,839-
Non Families$39,144$45,962

Harahan Marital Status

Harahan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Harahan Married by Age and Sex

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

Harahan Veterans

527

Number of Veterans

473

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
Second Gulf War118
First Gulf War89
Korea53
World War II50

$Harahan Veterans by Education

0.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harahan Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Harahan 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

80.43%

Born in Louisiana

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.04% of Harahan residents were born in the United States, with 80.43% having been born in Louisiana. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,286-4-0.04%
20199,290-4-0.04%
20189,294-36-0.39%
20179,330-4-0.04%
20169,334320.34%
20159,302270.29%
20149,275-2-0.02%
20139,277-2-0.02%
20129,279-9-0.10%
20119,288290.31%
20109,259-626-0.65%
20009,885-42-0.04%
19909,927-1,457-1.36%
198011,384-1,653-1.35%
197013,0373,7623.46%
19609,2750.00%