Harvey, Louisiana Population 2021

21,054
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Harvey is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Harvey has a 2020 population of 21,054. Harvey is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,348 in 2010. Harvey reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Harvey is $56,804 with a poverty rate of 16.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $997 per month, and the median house value is $139,300. The median age in Harvey is 36.4 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Harvey Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harveywas:

  • Black or African American: 51.57%
  • White: 37.85%
  • Asian: 4.92%
  • Other race: 4.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harvey, Louisiana is 21,054 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,054.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,348.

Harvey, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,85851.57%
White7,96837.85%
Asian1,0354.92%
Some Other Race8694.13%
Two or More Races2841.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.19%
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Harvey Population by Race

Harvey Population Pyramid $2021

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Harvey Median Age

36.4


Total

35.3


Male

37.1


Female

Harvey Adults

There are 16,080 adults, (2,787 of whom are seniors) in Harvey.

Harvey Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Harvey Sex Ratio

Female

10,565

50.18%

Male

10,489

49.82%

Harvey Population by Age

Harvey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harvey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.1%66.9%
Non Family35.3%64.7%
All47.8%52.2%
Male48.6%51.4%
Married68.1%31.9%

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harvey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1192.5747.8
Non Family3,3631.1635.3
Married3,0223.6268.1
Female1,3063.5133.1
Male4283.3648.6

3.46

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Harvey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0117.20%
9th to 12th Grade1,87213.34%
High School Graduate4,69633.46%
Some College3,37224.03%
Associates Degree7455.31%
Bachelors Degree1,74812.46%
Graduate Degree5904.20%
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Harvey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harvey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black6,6615,2051,088
White5,4734,550982
Hispanic1,17379967
Asian716589159
Other Race563319
2+ Races13911851
Native American2929

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 2+ races people with a rate of 36.69%.

Harvey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,716$35,545$26,941
Less Than 9th Grade$22,359$26,807$20,149
High School Graduate$30,817$32,585$25,085
Some College$30,893$40,929$24,428
Bachelors Degree$49,500$46,299$54,175
Graduate Degree$48,654$58,068$35,179

$31,716

Average Earnings

$35,545

Average Male

$26,941

Average Female

Harvey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harvey Language by Age

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Harvey Language

85.07% of Harvey residents speak only English, while 14.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.09% of the population.

Harvey Language

Harvey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,7632,07819.31%
White7,0905828.21%
Hispanic1,94348224.81%
Other86936642.12%
Asian1,03530129.08%
Multiple284155.28%

16.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.31%

Male Poverty Rate

19.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harvey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harvey is Other, with 42.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harvey is Multiple, with 5.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.21%.

Harvey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.92%
Some College12.82%
High School12.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Harvey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.56%
Male Unemployed20.53%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed6.13%

Harvey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harvey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,559$56,804
Families$51,548$70,129
Married Families$63,875-
Non Families$30,385$34,961
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Income by Household Type

Harvey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harvey Married by Age and Sex

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Harvey 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 55-64.

Harvey Marital Status by Race

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Harvey Marital Status

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1,084

Number of Veterans

949

Male Veterans

135

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War400
Second Gulf War385
Vietnam325
Korea32
World War II

Harvey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54450
65 to 74231
75+170
18 to 34126
55 to 64107

Harvey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5708.72%
Black4575.88%
Hispanic896.89%
2+ Races2918.24%
Other Race264.08%
Native American26.90%

Harvey Veterans by Race

Harvey Veterans by Education

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10.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harvey Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Harvey Employment by Age

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Harvey Employment by Race

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Harvey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.95%

Born in Harvey

90.19%

Native Born

9.81%

Foreign Born

5.85%

Non Citizen

3.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.19% of Harvey residents were born in the United States, with 74.95% having been born in Louisiana. 5.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harvey Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,0540.00%
202021,0540.00%
201921,0543421.65%
201820,7124011.97%
201720,3112091.04%
201620,102-983-4.66%
201521,085-162-0.76%
201421,2476613.21%
201320,5865232.61%
201220,0633651.85%
201119,698-650-3.19%
201020,3480.00%

Harvey Population by Year