Laplace, Louisiana Population 2020

29,147

Laplace is a city located in Louisiana. Laplace has a 2020 population of 29,147. Laplace is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,872 in 2010. Laplace reached it's highest population of 31,231 in 2011.

The average household income in Laplace is $78,578 with a poverty rate of 15.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $984 per month, and the median house value is $160,600. The median age in Laplace is 36.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males.

Laplace Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.27%
  • White: 43.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.94%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Laplace, Louisiana is 29,147, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,147.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,872.

Laplace, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American14,65350.27%
White12,67243.48%
Two or More Races8582.94%
Some Other Race5201.78%
Asian4441.52%

Laplace Population Pyramid 2020

Laplace Median Age

36.5


Total

34.6


Male

38.1


Female

Laplace Adults

There are 22,103 adults, (3,616 of whom are seniors) in Laplace.

Laplace Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Laplace Sex Ratio

Female

14,747

50.60%

Male

14,400

49.40%

Laplace Households and Families

Laplace Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Laplace Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
Male78.7%21.3%
All75.6%24.4%
Female64.3%35.7%
Non Family64%36%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2362.875.6
Married5,2723.2285
Non Family2,4901.3464
Female1,9483.3264.3
Male5263.4678.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Laplace Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5913.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,9119.82%
High School Graduate7,03236.14%
Some College5,00825.74%
Associates Degree1,4997.70%
Bachelors Degree2,22811.45%
Graduate Degree1,1866.10%

Laplace Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,4878,2031,487
White8,1457,2641,534
Hispanic1,30496783
Multiple Races27527588
Asian272272229
Other Race2261888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,554$46,956$31,908
Less Than High School$32,390$45,165$25,493
High School Grad$29,531$40,979$22,479
Some College$39,801$51,688$31,574
Bachelors Degree$50,899$51,743$44,539
Graduate Degree$51,623$68,931$50,731

$39,554

Average Earnings

$46,956

Average Male

$31,908

Average Female

Laplace Language

Laplace Language by Age

Laplace Language

92.03% of Laplace residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.51% of the population.

Laplace Poverty

Laplace Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,3082,94420.58%
White10,9229999.15%
Asian44418641.89%
Hispanic2,0051839.13%
Multiple82013416.34%
Other520173.27%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.71%

Male Poverty Rate

18.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laplace

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laplace is Asian, with 41.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laplace is Other, with 3.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.03%
High School18.29%
Bachelors or Greater7.56%
Some College7.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.90%
Male Unemployed35.87%
Female Employed6.69%
Male Employed5.16%

Laplace Income

Laplace Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,410$78,578
Families$67,742$85,962
Married Families$81,011-
Non Families$38,300$48,317

Laplace Marital Status

Laplace Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laplace Married by Age and Sex

Laplace 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 45-54.

Laplace Marital Status by Race

Laplace Veterans

1,495

Number of Veterans

1,384

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam542
First Gulf War336
Second Gulf War191
Korea109
World War II79

$Laplace Veterans by Education

8.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laplace Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Laplace 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

79.35%

Born in Louisiana

95.58%

Native Born

4.42%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.58% of Laplace residents were born in the United States, with 79.35% having been born in Louisiana. 2.93% 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
202029,1470.00%
201929,1470.00%
201829,1479293.29%
201728,218-627-2.17%
201628,8452050.72%
201528,640-96-0.33%
201428,736-1,020-3.43%
201329,756-976-3.18%
201230,732-499-1.60%
201131,2311,3594.55%
201029,8720.00%