Jennings, Louisiana Population 2021

9,562
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Jennings is a city located in Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 9,562, it is the 40th largest city in Louisiana and the 3199th largest city in the United States . Jennings is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -7.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,383 in 2010. Jennings reached it's highest population of 12,401 in 1980. Spanning over 10 miles, Jennings has a population density of 919 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jennings is $56,927 with a poverty rate of 25.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $113,000. The median age in Jennings is 37.2 years, 36.1 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Jennings Demographics

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

  • White: 68.90%
  • Black or African American: 28.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jennings, Louisiana is 9,562 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,919.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,383.

Jennings, Louisiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,030-169-0.54%
202031,199-169-0.54%
201931,368-169-0.54%
201831,537570.18%
201731,480920.29%
201631,388-43-0.14%
201531,431-16-0.05%
201431,4471520.48%
201331,295-150-0.48%
201231,445-147-0.47%
201131,592-40-0.13%
201031,6320.00%

Jennings Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,87668.90%
Black or African American2,81328.19%
Two or More Races2332.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.58%
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Jennings Population by Race

Jennings Population Pyramid $2021

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Jennings Median Age

37.2


Total

36.1


Male

37.8


Female

Jennings Adults

There are 7,378 adults, (1,779 of whom are seniors) in Jennings.

Jennings Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jennings Sex Ratio

Female

5,167

51.77%

Male

4,813

48.23%

Jennings Population by Age

Jennings Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jennings Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
Male62.3%37.7%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female39.4%60.6%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jennings Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8622.4958.2
Non Family1,4721.1144.5
Married1,3403.5183.4
Female7743.1139.4
Male2763.1362.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Jennings Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4507.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,00015.61%
High School Graduate2,53639.58%
Some College1,18318.46%
Associates Degree2584.03%
Bachelors Degree64910.13%
Graduate Degree3325.18%
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Jennings Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jennings Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,6433,673881
Black1,6671,18778
Native American585813
Hispanic3333
2+ Races17179

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 2+ races people with a rate of 52.94%.

Jennings Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,282$43,136$21,927
Less Than 9th Grade$20,475$25,032$18,750
High School Graduate$21,875$32,829$16,267
Some College$29,258$47,917$23,118
Bachelors Degree$49,076$56,797$35,694
Graduate Degree$56,375$$44,091

$27,282

Average Earnings

$43,136

Average Male

$21,927

Average Female

Jennings Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jennings Language by Age

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Jennings Language

94.99% of Jennings residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.78% of the population.

Jennings Language

Jennings Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6181,27619.28%
Black2,6491,13042.66%
Native584577.59%
Hispanic332163.64%

25.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.95%

Male Poverty Rate

29.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jennings

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jennings is Native, with 77.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jennings is White, with 19.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.43%.

Jennings Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.03%
High School26.02%
Some College11.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%

Jennings Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.93%
Male Unemployed28.97%
Female Employed13.77%
Male Employed5.29%

Jennings Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jennings Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,819$56,927
Families$46,667$71,503
Married Families$82,230-
Non Families$20,125$29,213
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Income by Household Type

Jennings Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jennings Married by Age and Sex

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Jennings Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jennings Marital Status by Race

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Jennings Marital Status

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614

Number of Veterans

525

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
Second Gulf War101
World War II75
Korea69
First Gulf War42

Jennings Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+236
55 to 64155
65 to 74103
35 to 5463
18 to 3457

Jennings Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4398.41%
Black1688.22%
Hispanic1030.30%
2+ Races714.89%

Jennings Veterans by Race

Jennings Veterans by Education

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26.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jennings Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jennings Employment by Age

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Jennings Employment by Race

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Jennings 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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89.79%

Born in Jennings

99.91%

Native Born

0.09%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.91% of Jennings residents were born in the United States, with 89.79% 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.

Jennings Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,562-119-1.23%
20209,681-119-1.21%
20199,800-119-1.20%
20189,919-79-0.79%
20179,998-52-0.52%
201610,050-78-0.77%
201510,128-4-0.04%
201410,132-8-0.08%
201310,140-100-0.98%
201210,240-84-0.81%
201110,324-60-0.58%
201010,384-602-0.56%
200010,986-319-0.29%
199011,305-1,096-0.92%
198012,4016180.51%
197011,783-104-0.09%
196011,8872,2242.09%
19509,6632,3202.78%
19407,3433,3076.17%
19304,0362120.54%
19203,824-101-0.26%
19103,9252,42510.10%
19001,5000.00%

Jennings Population by Year