Mer Rouge, Louisiana Population 2022

519
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Mer Rouge is a city located in Morehouse Parish Louisiana. Mer Rouge has a 2020 population of 519. Mer Rouge is currently declining at a rate of -1.89% annually and its population has decreased by -16.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 619 in 2010.

The average household income in Mer Rouge is $46,949 with a poverty rate of 36.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $111,800. The median age in Mer Rouge is 54 years, 52.1 years for males, and 58.3 years for females.

Mer Rouge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mer Rougewas:

  • White: 56.59%
  • Black or African American: 43.41%
  • 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 Mer Rouge, Louisiana is 519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 519.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 619.

Mer Rouge, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30956.59%
Black or African American23743.41%
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Mer Rouge Population by Race

Mer Rouge Population Pyramid $2022

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Mer Rouge Median Age

54


Total

52.1


Male

58.3


Female

Mer Rouge Adults

There are 437 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Mer Rouge.

Mer Rouge Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mer Rouge Sex Ratio

Female

289

52.93%

Male

257

47.07%

Mer Rouge Population by Age

Mer Rouge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mer Rouge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.3%66.7%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
All58.8%41.2%
Married83.3%16.7%
Male100%0%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mer Rouge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1772.5858.8
Married663.1583.3
Non Family621.2345.2
Female423.633.3
Male73.14100

3.2

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Mer Rouge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade123.00%
9th to 12th Grade399.75%
High School Graduate18646.50%
Some College5714.25%
Associates Degree317.75%
Bachelors Degree6616.50%
Graduate Degree92.25%
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Mer Rouge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mer Rouge Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.17%.

Mer Rouge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,705$34,688$20,956
Less Than 9th Grade$3,839$$3,839
High School Graduate$21,176$$21,354
Some College$$50,417$
Bachelors Degree$$$35,179
Graduate Degree$63,750$$

$21,705

Average Earnings

$34,688

Average Male

$20,956

Average Female

Mer Rouge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mer Rouge Language by Age

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Mer Rouge Language

100.00% of Mer Rouge residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Mer Rouge Language

Mer Rouge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21010349.05%
White2556726.27%
OtherNaN%

36.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.52%

Male Poverty Rate

43.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mer Rouge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mer Rouge is Black, with 49.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mer Rouge is Other, with NaN% 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 27.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.73%.

Mer Rouge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade70.59%
High School36.36%
Bachelors or Greater28.00%
Some College17.95%

Mer Rouge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed22.86%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Mer Rouge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mer Rouge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,292$46,949
Families$40,625$57,242
Married Families$57,500-
Non Families$25,000$27,097
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Income by Household Type

Mer Rouge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mer Rouge Married by Age and Sex

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Mer Rouge 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.

Mer Rouge Marital Status by Race

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Mer Rouge Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War15
Vietnam8
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Mer Rouge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5411
65 to 748
75+6
18 to 344
55 to 643

Mer Rouge Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black179.29%
White155.91%

Mer Rouge Veterans by Race

Mer Rouge Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mer Rouge Veterans by Education

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36.1%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mer Rouge Employment by Age

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Mer Rouge Employment by Race

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Mer Rouge 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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83.15%

Born in Mer Rouge

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mer Rouge residents were born in the United States, with 83.15% 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.

Mer Rouge Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022519-10-1.89%
2021529-10-1.86%
2020539-10-1.82%
2019549-10-1.79%
2018559-8-1.41%
2017567-8-1.39%
2016575-8-1.37%
2015583-8-1.35%
2014591-9-1.50%
2013600-10-1.64%
2012610-1-0.16%
2011611-8-1.29%
20106190.00%

Mer Rouge Population by Year