Harvey, Louisiana Population 2020

20,712

Harvey is a city located in Louisiana. Harvey has a 2020 population of 20,712. Harvey is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,348 in 2010. Harvey reached it's highest population of 21,247 in 2014.

The average household income in Harvey is $58,953 with a poverty rate of 17.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $975 per month, and the median house value is $131,400. The median age in Harvey is 37.4 years, 37.9 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males.

Harvey Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 45.58%
  • White: 42.88%
  • Other race: 5.85%
  • Asian: 4.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harvey, Louisiana is 20,712, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,712.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,348.

Harvey, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,44145.58%
White8,88142.88%
Some Other Race1,2125.85%
Asian8544.12%
Two or More Races3141.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.05%

Harvey Population Pyramid 2020

Harvey Median Age

37.4


Total

37.9


Male

37.2


Female

Harvey Adults

There are 16,024 adults, (2,858 of whom are seniors) in Harvey.

Harvey Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Harvey Sex Ratio

Female

10,769

51.99%

Male

9,943

48.01%

Harvey Households and Families

Harvey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harvey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.7%30.3%
All49.6%50.4%
Male45.6%54.4%
Female39.9%60.1%
Non Family34.4%65.6%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1982.549.6
Non Family3,3161.1434.4
Married3,2203.3669.7
Female1,2983.539.9
Male3643.6845.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harvey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0397.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,79112.87%
High School Graduate4,98335.80%
Some College2,94621.17%
Associates Degree7225.19%
Bachelors Degree1,77312.74%
Graduate Degree6654.78%

Harvey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,9824,713959
White5,6534,7781,093
Hispanic1,512912138
Other Race76043513
Asian640556190
Multiple Races16815168
Native American22

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 multiple races people with a rate of 40.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,364$41,268$29,194
Less Than High School$25,810$31,723$17,364
High School Grad$30,838$35,685$26,417
Some College$32,699$42,257$26,531
Bachelors Degree$54,693$52,368$54,717
Graduate Degree$58,125$$49,856

$34,364

Average Earnings

$41,268

Average Male

$29,194

Average Female

Harvey Language

Harvey Language by Age

Harvey Language

83.44% of Harvey residents speak only English, while 16.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.51% of the population.

Harvey Poverty

Harvey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3432,22823.85%
White7,5887019.24%
Hispanic2,53446218.23%
Other1,21232726.98%
Asian84817520.64%
Multiple314113.50%

17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.26%

Male Poverty Rate

21.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harvey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harvey is Other, with 26.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harvey is Multiple, with 3.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.30%
High School15.74%
Some College11.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.23%
Male Unemployed11.21%
Female Employed8.88%
Male Employed5.05%

Harvey Income

Harvey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,176$58,953
Families$56,037$74,319
Married Families$68,730-
Non Families$26,176$33,374

Harvey Marital Status

Harvey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harvey Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Harvey Marital Status by Race

Harvey Veterans

1,041

Number of Veterans

863

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War387
Second Gulf War316
Vietnam305
Korea37
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White5888.25%
Black3675.28%
Hispanic865.04%
Other374.09%
2 or More3217.30%
Asian151.95%
Indian2100.00%

$Harvey Veterans by Education

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harvey Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Harvey 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

74.66%

Born in Louisiana

89.30%

Native Born

10.70%

Foreign Born

6.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.30% of Harvey residents were born in the United States, with 74.66% having been born in Louisiana. 6.88% 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
202020,7120.00%
201920,7120.00%
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%