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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hessmerwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hessmer
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.