Mamou, Louisiana Population 2020

3,139

Mamou is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,139, it is the 92nd largest city in Louisiana and the 6113th largest city in the United States. Mamou is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -3.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,242 in 2010. Mamou reached it's highest population of 3,566 in 2000. Spanning over 1 miles, Mamou has a population density of 2,227 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mamou is $35,675 with a poverty rate of 41.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $503 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Mamou is 32.4 years, 21.7 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males.

Mamou Demographics

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

  • White: 54.02%
  • Black or African American: 42.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mamou, Louisiana is 3,139, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,163.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,242.

Mamou, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,72754.02%
Black or African American1,35142.26%
Two or More Races1193.72%

Mamou Population Pyramid 2020

Mamou Median Age

32.4


Total

21.7


Male

33.8


Female

Mamou Adults

There are 2,208 adults, (361 of whom are seniors) in Mamou.

Mamou Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mamou Sex Ratio

Female

1,588

49.67%

Male

1,609

50.33%

Mamou Households and Families

Mamou Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mamou Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female61.1%38.9%
Married40.6%59.4%
All38.6%61.4%
Non Family31.6%68.4%
Male15.4%84.6%

38.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0462.9838.6
Non Family4841.2731.6
Married2764.6640.6
Female2084.5161.1
Male783.5315.4

4.18

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mamou Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30617.36%
9th to 12th Grade29716.85%
High School Graduate69739.53%
Some College26515.03%
Associates Degree1257.09%
Bachelors Degree613.46%
Graduate Degree120.68%

Mamou Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97862346
Black65744027
Multiple Races11988
Hispanic99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,857$31,210$21,968
Less Than High School$32,222$32,282$
High School Grad$21,635$14,960$22,150
Some College$21,979$$21,655
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,857

Average Earnings

$31,210

Average Male

$21,968

Average Female

Mamou Language

Mamou Language by Age

Mamou Language

84.81% of Mamou residents speak only English, while 15.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.90% of the population.

Mamou Poverty

Mamou Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,34774955.61%
White1,64247628.99%
Multiple1195142.86%
Hispanic55100.00%

41.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.39%

Male Poverty Rate

41.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mamou

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mamou is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mamou is White, with 28.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School59.18%
Some College41.62%
Bachelors or Greater34.25%
High School21.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed65.22%
Male Employed28.82%
Female Employed10.71%

Mamou Income

Mamou Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,697$35,675
Families$33,550$43,476
Married Families$52,143-
Non Families$19,423$22,434

Mamou Marital Status

Mamou Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.7%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mamou Married by Age and Sex

Mamou Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Mamou Marital Status by Race

Mamou Veterans

87

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War37
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

$Mamou Veterans by Education

9.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mamou Employment Status

44.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

19.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mamou 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

97.28%

Born in Louisiana

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.72% of Mamou residents were born in the United States, with 97.28% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,139-12-0.38%
20193,151-12-0.38%
20183,163-23-0.72%
20173,186-12-0.38%
20163,198-13-0.40%
20153,211-14-0.43%
20143,225-15-0.46%
20133,24040.12%
20123,236-11-0.34%
20113,247-14-0.43%
20103,261-305-0.89%
20003,566830.24%
19903,4832890.87%
19803,194-81-0.25%
19703,2753471.13%
19602,9280.00%