Lydia, Louisiana Population 2024

1,016

Lydia is a city located in Iberia Parish, Lafayette Parish, St. Martin Parish, St. Mary Parish, and Vermilion Parish Louisiana. Lydia has a 2024 population of 1,016. Lydia is currently growing at a rate of 2.01% annually but its population has decreased by -23.38% 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 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: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
597.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-23.38% (-310)
The current population of Lydia, Louisiana is 1,016 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,326.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White73475.2%
Other race22322.85%
Asian191.95%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

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

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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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade244.05%
Associates Degree315.24%
Bachelors Degree142.36%
Graduate Degree294.9%
High School Graduate28548.14%
Less Than 9th Grade12420.95%
Some College8514.36%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46141843
Hispanic121260
Other Race94260
Asian1000

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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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$23,658$23,842$0
Overall$42,500$0$34,074
Some College$92,917$0$0

$42,500

Average Earnings

$0

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%

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 College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lydia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed34.25%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lydia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lydia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$37,276$47,834
Households$41,463$56,263
Married Families$40,469$-999,999,999
Non Families$88,866$70,881

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

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lydia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+31
35 to 5420
65 to 745
18 to 340
55 to 640

Lydia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5610.14%

Lydia Veterans by Race

Lydia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

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
20241,016202.01%
2023996202.05%
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%
201095200%

Lydia Population by Year