Jeanerette, Louisiana Population 2020

5,042

Jeanerette is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,042, it is the 61st largest city in Louisiana and the 4732nd largest city in the United States. Jeanerette is currently declining at a rate of -1.85% annually and its population has decreased by -8.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,530 in 2010. Jeanerette reached it's highest population of 6,511 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Jeanerette has a population density of 2,185 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jeanerette is $39,508 with a poverty rate of 30.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $84,700. The median age in Jeanerette is 33.9 years, 27.3 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Jeanerette Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.71%
  • White: 21.26%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jeanerette, Louisiana is 5,042, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,232.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,530.

Jeanerette, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,09675.71%
White1,15021.26%
Some Other Race1061.96%
Two or More Races581.07%

Jeanerette Population Pyramid 2020

Jeanerette Median Age

33.9


Total

27.3


Male

39.7


Female

Jeanerette Adults

There are 3,839 adults, (845 of whom are seniors) in Jeanerette.

Jeanerette Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jeanerette Sex Ratio

Female

2,736

50.57%

Male

2,674

49.43%

Jeanerette Households and Families

Jeanerette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jeanerette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All57.5%42.5%
Male47.4%52.6%
Female46.9%53.1%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9732.7457.5
Non Family7001.243.3
Married6213.3684.5
Female6143.8846.9
Male382.6347.4

3.35

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jeanerette Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2426.98%
9th to 12th Grade56816.39%
High School Graduate1,62646.93%
Some College65018.76%
Associates Degree742.14%
Bachelors Degree1454.18%
Graduate Degree1604.62%

Jeanerette Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,4441,817238
White87773855
Hispanic868612
Other Race868612
Multiple Races5814

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 other race people with a rate of 13.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,192$36,518$22,021
Less Than High School$18,182$$19,750
High School Grad$25,421$27,639$23,459
Some College$32,800$43,088$20,130
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$51,016$$

$25,192

Average Earnings

$36,518

Average Male

$22,021

Average Female

Jeanerette Language

Jeanerette Language by Age

Jeanerette Language

94.59% of Jeanerette residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Jeanerette Poverty

Jeanerette Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,9811,41135.44%
White1,15013411.65%
Multiple5858100.00%

30.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.31%

Male Poverty Rate

28.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jeanerette

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jeanerette is White, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.11%
High School15.74%
Some College15.33%
Bachelors or Greater11.80%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.49%
Male Unemployed42.20%
Female Employed21.88%
Male Employed0.00%

Jeanerette Income

Jeanerette Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,713$39,508
Families$31,688$43,411
Married Families$46,953-
Non Families$27,157$28,388

Jeanerette Marital Status

Jeanerette Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jeanerette Married by Age and Sex

Jeanerette 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 45-54.

Jeanerette Marital Status by Race

Jeanerette Veterans

191

Number of Veterans

169

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War22
World War II
Korea

$Jeanerette Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jeanerette Employment Status

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

25.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jeanerette 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

92.55%

Born in Louisiana

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.04% of Jeanerette residents were born in the United States, with 92.55% having been born in Louisiana. 1.96% 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
20205,042-95-1.85%
20195,137-95-1.82%
20185,232-98-1.84%
20175,330-95-1.75%
20165,425-76-1.38%
20155,501-20-0.36%
20145,521-31-0.56%
20135,552-8-0.14%
20125,56090.16%
20115,551240.43%
20105,527-470-0.81%
20005,997-208-0.34%
19906,205-306-0.48%
19806,5111890.30%
19706,3227541.28%
19605,5688761.73%
19504,6921,3303.39%
19403,3628501.47%
19202,5120.00%