Lafitte, Louisiana Population 2024

270

Lafitte is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Lafitte has a 2024 population of 270. Lafitte is currently declining at a rate of -34.78% annually and its population has decreased by -68.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 850 in 2020.

The average household income in Lafitte is $124,352 with a poverty rate of 23.12%. The median age in Lafitte is 41.4 years: 35.7 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Lafitte Demographics

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

  • White: 83.51%
  • Two or more races: 16.49%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
55.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-68.24% (-580)
The current population of Lafitte, Louisiana is 270 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 850.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46683.51%
Two or more races9216.49%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lafitte Population by Race

Lafitte Population Pyramid 2024

Lafitte Median Age

41.4

Total

35.7

Male

45.1

Female

Lafitte Adults

There are 404 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Lafitte.

Lafitte Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafitte Sex Ratio

Female21037.63%
Male34862.37%

Lafitte Population by Age

Lafitte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1843.0399.50.5
Married1213.751000
Non Family46097.82.2
Male173.411000
Female0000

3.6

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

99.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lafitte Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade278.04%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree7121.13%
Graduate Degree51.49%
High School Graduate14041.67%
Less Than 9th Grade319.23%
Some College6218.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lafitte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafitte Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White31625856
2+ Races202020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Lafitte Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$62,404$90,781$0
Some College$117,813$117,813$0

$62,404

Average Earnings

$90,781

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Lafitte Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafitte Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lafitte Language

97.62% of Lafitte residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

Lafitte Language

Lafitte Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple928794.57%
White466429.01%

23.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.23%

Male Poverty Rate

36.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafitte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafitte is Multiple, with 94.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafitte is White, with 9.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.9%.

Lafitte Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.86%
Bachelors or Greater19.74%
High School19.29%
Some College0%

Lafitte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10.83%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lafitte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafitte Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,938$135,284
Households$66,250$124,352
Married Families$92,031$-999,999,999
Non Families-$89,702

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lafitte Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafitte Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lafitte Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lafitte Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lafitte Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War12
Vietnam12
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lafitte Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3412
65 to 7412
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Lafitte Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White246.78%

Lafitte Veterans by Race

Lafitte Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafitte Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.4%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lafitte Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lafitte Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lafitte Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.92%

Born in Lafitte

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lafitte residents were born in the United States, with 67.92% having been born in Louisiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lafitte Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024270-144-34.78%
2023414-144-25.81%
2022558-144-20.51%
2021702-148-17.41%
2020850344.17%
2019816-174-17.58%
201899010411.74%
2017886637.65%
2016823-55-6.26%
2015878-398-31.19%
20141,276-29-2.22%
20131,305-48-3.55%
20121,353-372-21.57%
20111,72575377.47%
201097200%

Lafitte Population by Year