Hessmer, Louisiana Population 2020

759

Hessmer is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 759, it is the 194th largest city in Louisiana and the 11528th largest city in the United States. Hessmer is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -5.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 802 in 2010. Hessmer reached it's highest population of 796 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Hessmer has a population density of 918 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hessmer is $50,416 with a poverty rate of 27.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $719 per month, and the median house value is $154,300. The median age in Hessmer is 39.3 years, 39.5 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

Hessmer Demographics

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

  • White: 70.45%
  • Black or African American: 27.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hessmer, Louisiana is 759, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 763.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 802.

Hessmer, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62070.45%
Black or African American24627.95%
Two or More Races91.02%
Some Other Race50.57%

Hessmer Population Pyramid 2020

Hessmer Median Age

39.3


Total

39.5


Male

38.5


Female

Hessmer Adults

There are 732 adults, (77 of whom are seniors) in Hessmer.

Hessmer Age Dependency

34.4

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hessmer Sex Ratio

Female

436

49.55%

Male

444

50.45%

Hessmer Households and Families

Hessmer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hessmer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Female73.7%26.3%
Married62.8%37.2%
All49.5%50.5%
Non Family28.6%71.4%

49.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4142.1349.5
Married1962.5862.8
Non Family1751.2428.6
Male244.1775
Female193.0573.7

2.73

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hessmer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade183.05%
9th to 12th Grade7312.35%
High School Graduate26244.33%
Some College14023.69%
Associates Degree294.91%
Bachelors Degree599.98%
Graduate Degree101.69%

Hessmer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39332549
Black16414117
Hispanic34343
Other Race55

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 white people with a rate of 12.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,476$37,455$24,116
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$31,250$37,188$18,558
Some College$24,545$60,250$24,114
Bachelors Degree$$103,500$31,161
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,476

Average Earnings

$37,455

Average Male

$24,116

Average Female

Hessmer Language

Hessmer Language by Age

Hessmer Language

86.26% of Hessmer residents speak only English, while 13.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.74% of the population.

Hessmer Poverty

Hessmer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59113322.50%
Black2387230.25%
Hispanic342676.47%
Multiple99100.00%

27.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.18%

Male Poverty Rate

24.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hessmer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hessmer is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hessmer is White, with 22.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.66%
High School31.30%
Some College13.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Employed6.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Hessmer Income

Hessmer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,544$50,416
Families$39,977$69,157
Married Families$47,667-
Non Families$18,750$24,419

Hessmer Marital Status

Hessmer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hessmer Married by Age and Sex

Hessmer 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 55-64.

Hessmer Marital Status by Race

Hessmer Veterans

19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War6
World War II2
Korea2
Second Gulf War1

$Hessmer Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hessmer Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hessmer 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

93.98%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Hessmer residents were born in the United States, with 93.98% 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 Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020759-2-0.26%
2019761-2-0.26%
2018763-8-1.04%
2017771-2-0.26%
2016773-1-0.13%
2015774-3-0.39%
2014777-2-0.26%
2013779-6-0.76%
2012785-6-0.76%
2011791-5-0.63%
20107960.00%