Lydia, Louisiana Population 2024

976

Lydia is a city located in Iberia Parish Louisiana. Lydia has a 2024 population of 976. Lydia is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -26.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,326 in 2020.

The average household income in Lydia is $56,263 with a poverty rate of 34.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lydia is 35.3 years, 44.7 years for males, and 20.1 years for females.

Lydia Demographics

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

  • White: 75.2%
  • Other race: 22.85%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
573.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-26.4% (-350)
The current population of Lydia, Louisiana is 976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,326.

Lydia, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White73475.2%
Other race22322.85%
Asian191.95%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Lydia Population by Race

Lydia Population Pyramid 2024

Lydia Median Age

35.3

Total

44.7

Male

20.1

Female

Lydia Adults

There are 665 adults, (152 of whom are seniors) in Lydia.

Lydia Age Dependency

90.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lydia Sex Ratio

Female54155.43%
Male43544.57%

Lydia Population by Age

Lydia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3942.4838.661.4
Married2283.2658.341.7
Non Family11707.792.3
Male392.490100
Female101.91000
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

38.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lydia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lydia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lydia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.33%.

Lydia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,500

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$34,074

Average Female

Lydia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lydia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lydia Language

73.59% of Lydia residents speak only English, while 26.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.65% of the population.

Lydia Language

Lydia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other223223100%
Hispanic27322381.68%
White68411216.37%
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34.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.6%

Male Poverty Rate

42.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lydia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lydia is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lydia is White, with 16.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 21.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.55%.

Lydia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.78%
High School21.05%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
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Lydia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed34.25%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Lydia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lydia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lydia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

73.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lydia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lydia 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 35-44.

Lydia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lydia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lydia Veterans by War

count

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Lydia Veterans by Age

count

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Lydia Veterans by Race

Lydia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

91.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lydia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lydia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lydia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lydia 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

74.18%

Born in Lydia

80.02%

Native Born

19.98%

Foreign Born

17.32%

Non Citizen

2.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.02% of Lydia residents were born in the United States, with 74.18% having been born in Louisiana. 17.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lydia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024976
2023976
2022976202.09%
2021956-370-27.9%
20201,32626524.98%
20191,06151795.04%
2018544-65-10.67%
2017609-97-13.74%
20167069515.55%
2015611-104-14.55%
2014715-91-11.29%
20138068712.1%
2012719-8-1.1%
2011727-225-23.63%
2010952
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Lydia Population by Year