Mer Rouge, Louisiana Population 2020

544

Mer Rouge is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 544, it is the 221st largest city in Louisiana and the 12953rd largest city in the United States. Mer Rouge is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -13.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 628 in 2010. Mer Rouge reached it's highest population of 620 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Mer Rouge has a population density of 464 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mer Rouge is $92,762 with a poverty rate of 15.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $545 per month, and the median house value is $96,600. The median age in Mer Rouge is 52.4 years, 45.7 years for males, and 52.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.6 males.

Mer Rouge Demographics

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

  • White: 58.33%
  • Black or African American: 41.27%
  • Two or more races: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mer Rouge, Louisiana is 544, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 558.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 628.

Mer Rouge, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29458.33%
Black or African American20841.27%
Two or More Races20.40%

Mer Rouge Population Pyramid 2020

Mer Rouge Median Age

52.4


Total

45.7


Male

52.9


Female

Mer Rouge Adults

There are 421 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Mer Rouge.

Mer Rouge Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mer Rouge Sex Ratio

Female

279

55.36%

Male

225

44.64%

Mer Rouge Households and Families

Mer Rouge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mer Rouge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married78.6%21.4%
Female75%25%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family55.9%44.1%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1542.772.1
Non Family59055.9
Married563.578.6
Female204.3575
Male193.89100

3.65

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mer Rouge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade123.27%
9th to 12th Grade318.45%
High School Graduate19553.13%
Some College4712.81%
Associates Degree328.72%
Bachelors Degree3810.35%
Graduate Degree123.27%

Mer Rouge Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21019346
Black1551294
Multiple Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,815$21,500$22,386
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,012$21,161$20,714
Some College$40,000$$
Bachelors Degree$35,714$$35,893
Graduate Degree$51,875$$50,625

$21,815

Average Earnings

$21,500

Average Male

$22,386

Average Female

Mer Rouge Language

Mer Rouge Language by Age

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 Poverty

Mer Rouge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2383514.71%
Black1842915.76%

15.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.31%

Male Poverty Rate

19.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mer Rouge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mer Rouge is Black, with 15.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mer Rouge is White, with 14.71% 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 21.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.17%
Some College15.94%
High School8.63%
Bachelors or Greater8.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed7.04%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Mer Rouge Income

Mer Rouge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,974$92,762
Families$51,146$134,233
Married Families$53,750-
Non Families$21,964$25,378

Mer Rouge Marital Status

Mer Rouge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mer Rouge Married by Age and Sex

Mer Rouge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mer Rouge Marital Status by Race

Mer Rouge Veterans

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
First Gulf War9
World War II2
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Mer Rouge Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mer Rouge Employment Status

37%

Labor Force Participation

36.6%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mer Rouge 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

83.53%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mer Rouge residents were born in the United States, with 83.53% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020544-7-1.27%
2019551-7-1.25%
2018558-6-1.06%
2017564-7-1.23%
2016571-10-1.72%
2015581-9-1.53%
2014590-9-1.50%
2013599-9-1.48%
2012608-1-0.16%
2011609-11-1.77%
20106200.00%