Lawtell, Louisiana Population 2020

1,441

Lawtell is a city located in Louisiana. Lawtell has a 2020 population of 1,441. Lawtell is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 20.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,198 in 2010. Lawtell reached it's highest population of 1,951 in 2017.

The average household income in Lawtell is $40,993 with a poverty rate of 26.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $102,800. The median age in Lawtell is 36.1 years, 35.2 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.5 males.

Lawtell Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.23%
  • White: 34.77%
  • 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 1,441, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,441.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,198.

Lawtell, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American94065.23%
White50134.77%

Lawtell Population Pyramid 2020

Lawtell Median Age

36.1


Total

35.2


Male

36.6


Female

Lawtell Adults

There are 933 adults, (381 of whom are seniors) in Lawtell.

Lawtell Age Dependency

161.1

Age Dependency Ratio

69

Old Age Dependency Ratio

92

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawtell Sex Ratio

Female

845

58.64%

Male

596

41.36%

Lawtell Households and Families

Lawtell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawtell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
All87.4%12.6%
Married71.4%28.6%

87.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4703.0787.4
Married2063.6771.4
Non Family1480100
Female614.31100
Male554.98100

4.02

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawtell Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9610.29%
9th to 12th Grade616.54%
High School Graduate46549.84%
Some College21523.04%
Associates Degree414.39%
Bachelors Degree555.89%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Lawtell Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 84.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 8.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,045$$11,398
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$12,033$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,045

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$11,398

Average Female

Lawtell Language

Lawtell Language by Age

Lawtell Language

97.51% of Lawtell residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Lawtell Poverty

Lawtell Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50133466.67%
Black940515.43%

26.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

45.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawtell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawtell is White, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawtell is Black, with 5.43% 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 100.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.85%
High School22.80%
Some College6.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Lawtell Income

Lawtell Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households-$40,993
Families$45,000$54,989
Married Families--
Non Families$9,016$10,543

Lawtell Marital Status

Lawtell Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawtell Married by Age and Sex

Lawtell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lawtell Marital Status by Race

Lawtell Veterans

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Lawtell Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawtell Employment Status

40.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lawtell 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

92.16%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lawtell residents were born in the United States, with 92.16% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,4410.00%
20191,4410.00%
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%