Hessmer, Louisiana Population 2022

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Hessmer is a city located in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana. Hessmer has a 2020 population of 732. Hessmer is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -8.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 796 in 2010.

The average household income in Hessmer is $48,311 with a poverty rate of 31.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $153,300. The median age in Hessmer is 33.8 years, 39.4 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.

Hessmer Demographics

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

  • White: 71.75%
  • Black or African American: 27.80%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Hessmer, Louisiana is 732 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 732.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 796.

Hessmer, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64071.75%
Black or African American24827.80%
Some Other Race40.45%
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Hessmer Population by Race

Hessmer Population Pyramid $2022

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Hessmer Median Age

33.8


Total

39.4


Male

31.8


Female

Hessmer Adults

There are 711 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Hessmer.

Hessmer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hessmer Sex Ratio

Female

480

53.81%

Male

412

46.19%

Hessmer Population by Age

Hessmer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hessmer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family20.5%79.5%
All46.5%53.5%
Married63.1%36.9%
Female73.9%26.1%
Male77.8%22.2%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hessmer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4002.2346.5
Married1792.8363.1
Non Family1711.2120.5
Male274.2677.8
Female232.7473.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Hessmer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.75%
9th to 12th Grade7713.46%
High School Graduate25544.58%
Some College14024.48%
Associates Degree274.72%
Bachelors Degree5810.14%
Graduate Degree50.87%
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Hessmer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hessmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38832142
Black14812817
Hispanic36364
Other Race44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.49%.

Hessmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,326$60,179$24,702
Less Than 9th Grade$$25,000$
High School Graduate$32,250$60,417$19,500
Some College$25,278$61,875$24,583
Bachelors Degree$76,806$103,365$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,326

Average Earnings

$60,179

Average Male

$24,702

Average Female

Hessmer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hessmer Language by Age

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Hessmer Language

87.45% of Hessmer residents speak only English, while 12.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.93% of the population.

Hessmer Language

Hessmer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57113022.77%
Black2408133.75%
Hispanic736589.04%
OtherNaN%

31.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.83%

Male Poverty Rate

31.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hessmer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hessmer is Hispanic, with 89.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hessmer is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.95%.

Hessmer Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School36.08%
Less Than 9th Grade31.03%
Some College11.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Hessmer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed61.54%
Female Employed9.18%
Male Employed7.73%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Hessmer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hessmer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,917$48,311
Families$47,734$66,813
Married Families$48,359-
Non Families$17,639$23,115
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Income by Household Type

Hessmer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hessmer Married by Age and Sex

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Hessmer 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 45-54.

Hessmer Marital Status by Race

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Hessmer Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
First Gulf War6
World War II2
Korea2
Second Gulf War2

Hessmer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
75+4
35 to 544
55 to 64
18 to 34

Hessmer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White112.06%
Black21.16%

Hessmer Veterans by Race

Hessmer Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hessmer Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hessmer Employment by Age

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Hessmer Employment by Race

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Hessmer 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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93.39%

Born in Hessmer

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Hessmer residents were born in the United States, with 93.39% 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 Latin America.

Hessmer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022732-6-0.81%
2021738-6-0.81%
2020744-6-0.80%
2019750-6-0.79%
2018756-10-1.31%
2017766-6-0.78%
20167720.00%
2015772-1-0.13%
2014773-5-0.64%
2013778-7-0.89%
2012785-5-0.63%
2011790-6-0.75%
20107960.00%

Hessmer Population by Year