Meraux, Louisiana Population 2022

7,002
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Meraux is a city located in St. Bernard Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 7,002, it is the 83rd largest city in Louisiana and the 5345th largest city in the United States. Meraux is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually but its population has decreased by -14.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,187 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Meraux has a population density of 1,688 people per square mile.

The average household income in Meraux is $76,096 with a poverty rate of 19.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Meraux is 34.6 years, 36.1 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Meraux Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merauxwas:

  • White: 86.21%
  • Black or African American: 5.77%
  • Asian: 3.15%
  • Other race: 2.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Meraux, Louisiana is 7,002 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,187.

Meraux, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Meraux Population by Race

Meraux Population Pyramid 2022

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Meraux Median Age

40.2


Total

39.7


Male

40.3


Female

Meraux Adults

There are 6,369 adults, (996 of whom are seniors) in Meraux.

Meraux Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Meraux Sex Ratio

Female

4,665

56.98%

Male

3,522

43.02%

Meraux Population by Age

Meraux Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meraux Household Types

90.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meraux Households and Families

4.22

Average Family Size

3.62

Average Household Size

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Meraux Households by Type

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Meraux Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meraux Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.63%.

Meraux Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,197

Average Earnings

$43,438

Average Male

$37,724

Average Female

Meraux Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meraux Language by Age

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Meraux Language

92.85% of Meraux residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Meraux Language

Meraux Poverty by Race

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19.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.29%

Male Poverty Rate

24.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meraux

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meraux is Asian, with 29.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meraux is Hispanic, with 12.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.61%.

Meraux Poverty

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Meraux Poverty Rate by Education

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Meraux Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meraux Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Meraux Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Meraux Married by Age and Sex

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Meraux 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 55-64.

Meraux Marital Status by Race

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Meraux Marital Status

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198

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Meraux Veterans by War

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Meraux Veterans by Age

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Meraux Veterans by Race

Meraux Veterans by Education

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3.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meraux Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Meraux Employment by Age

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Meraux Employment by Race

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Meraux 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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88.93%

Born in Meraux

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Meraux residents were born in the United States, with 88.93% having been born in Louisiana. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Meraux Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Meraux Population by Year