Lawtell, Louisiana Population 2021

1,252
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Lawtell is a city located in St. Landry Parish Louisiana. Lawtell has a 2020 population of 1,252. Lawtell is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,198 in 2010. Lawtell reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Lawtell is $46,221 with a poverty rate of 24.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $96,200. The median age in Lawtell is 34.6 years, 34.6 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Lawtell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawtellwas:

  • Black or African American: 68.93%
  • White: 31.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lawtell, Louisiana is 1,252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,252.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,198.

Lawtell, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American86368.93%
White38931.07%
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Lawtell Population by Race

Lawtell Population Pyramid $2021

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Lawtell Median Age

34.6


Total

34.6


Male

32


Female

Lawtell Adults

There are 793 adults, (287 of whom are seniors) in Lawtell.

Lawtell Age Dependency

147.4

Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

90.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawtell Sex Ratio

Female

750

59.90%

Male

502

40.10%

Lawtell Population by Age

Lawtell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawtell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.9%28.1%
All88.8%11.2%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Non Family100%0%

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawtell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All418388.8
Married1673.9671.9
Non Family1330100
Female723.72100
Male464.13100

3.93

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Lawtell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade627.82%
9th to 12th Grade769.58%
High School Graduate39850.19%
Some College21126.61%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree465.80%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Lawtell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawtell Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 8.23%.

Lawtell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,207$$15,534
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,049$$25,549
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,207

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$15,534

Average Female

Lawtell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawtell Language by Age

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Lawtell Language

99.08% of Lawtell residents speak only English, while 0.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Lawtell Language

Lawtell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38923560.41%
Black863698.00%

24.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.99%

Male Poverty Rate

38.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawtell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawtell is White, with 60.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawtell is Black, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 65.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.58%.

Lawtell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.38%
High School17.34%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lawtell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Lawtell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawtell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,245$46,221
Families$46,821$62,518
Married Families--
Non Families$9,456$11,298
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Income by Household Type

Lawtell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawtell Married by Age and Sex

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Lawtell 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 35-44.

Lawtell Marital Status by Race

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Lawtell Marital Status

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14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War14
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Lawtell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6414
75+
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34

Lawtell Veterans by Age

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Lawtell Veterans by Race

Lawtell Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawtell Veterans by Education

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47%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lawtell Employment by Age

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Lawtell Employment by Race

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Lawtell 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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93.13%

Born in Lawtell

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lawtell residents were born in the United States, with 93.13% 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.

Lawtell Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,2520.00%
20201,2520.00%
20191,252-189-13.12%
20181,441-510-26.14%
20171,95159944.30%
20161,352-392-22.48%
20151,74443833.54%
20141,306-276-17.45%
20131,582533.47%
20121,529-133-8.00%
20111,66246438.73%
20101,1980.00%

Lawtell Population by Year