Mer Rouge, Louisiana Population 2024

445

Mer Rouge is a city located in Morehouse Parish Louisiana. Mer Rouge has a 2024 population of 445. Mer Rouge is currently declining at a rate of -2.2% annually and its population has decreased by -7.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 483 in 2020.

The average household income in Mer Rouge is $68,140 with a poverty rate of 43.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mer Rouge is 34.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Mer Rouge Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 51.6%
  • White: 46.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
379.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.87% (-38)
The current population of Mer Rouge, Louisiana is 445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 483.

Mer Rouge, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American41951.6%
White37546.18%
Two or more races172.09%
Asian10.12%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mer Rouge Population by Race

Mer Rouge Population Pyramid 2024

Mer Rouge Median Age

34.7

Total

39.4

Male

33.7

Female

Mer Rouge Adults

There are 547 adults, (158 of whom are seniors) in Mer Rouge.

Mer Rouge Age Dependency

108.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mer Rouge Sex Ratio

Female44855.17%
Male36444.83%

Mer Rouge Population by Age

Mer Rouge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2882.5345.854.2
Non Family1141.1528.971.1
Married982.7986.713.3
Female764.2918.481.6
Male000
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3.42

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

45.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mer Rouge 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

Mer Rouge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mer Rouge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.03%.

Mer Rouge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,375

Average Earnings

$100,357

Average Male

$18,603

Average Female

Mer Rouge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mer Rouge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mer Rouge Language

99.86% of Mer Rouge residents speak only English, while 0.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.14% of the population.

Mer Rouge Language

Mer Rouge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black38827771.39%
White3314012.08%
Asian11100%
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43.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.16%

Male Poverty Rate

56.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mer Rouge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mer Rouge is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mer Rouge is White, with 12.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 49.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.45%.

Mer Rouge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.65%
High School28.87%
Some College20.54%
Bachelors or Greater20.48%
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Mer Rouge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed73.33%
Female Employed24.26%
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Mer Rouge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mer Rouge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mer Rouge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mer Rouge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mer Rouge 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.

Mer Rouge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mer Rouge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Mer Rouge Veterans by War

count

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Mer Rouge Veterans by Age

count

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Mer Rouge Veterans by Race

Mer Rouge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mer Rouge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mer Rouge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mer Rouge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mer Rouge 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

85.22%

Born in Mer Rouge

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mer Rouge residents were born in the United States, with 85.22% having been born in Louisiana. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029395-10-2.47%
2028405-10-2.41%
2027415-10-2.35%
2026425-10-2.3%
2025435-10-2.25%
2024445-10-2.2%
2023455-10-2.15%
2022465-10-2.11%
2021475-8-1.66%
2020483-63-11.54%
2019546-12-2.15%
2018558-7-1.24%
2017565-8-1.4%
2016573-10-1.72%
2015583-8-1.35%
2014591-9-1.5%
2013600-10-1.64%
2012610-1-0.16%
2011611-9-1.45%
2010620
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Mer Rouge Population by Year