Meraux, Louisiana Population 2022

7,007
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Meraux is a city located in St. Bernard Parish Louisiana. Meraux has a 2020 population of 7,007. Meraux is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 20.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,816 in 2010.

The average household income in Meraux is $76,096 with a poverty rate of 12.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $914 per month, and the median house value is $169,700. 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: 80.92%
  • Black or African American: 12.23%
  • Asian: 3.00%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Meraux, Louisiana is 7,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,007.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,816.

Meraux, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,67080.92%
Black or African American85712.23%
Asian2103.00%
Some Other Race1492.13%
Two or More Races831.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.54%
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Meraux Population by Race

Meraux Population Pyramid $2022

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Meraux Median Age

34.6


Total

36.1


Male

34


Female

Meraux Adults

There are 5,079 adults, (685 of whom are seniors) in Meraux.

Meraux Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Meraux Sex Ratio

Female

3,613

51.56%

Male

3,394

48.44%

Meraux Population by Age

Meraux Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meraux Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52.6%47.4%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
All84.2%15.8%
Married93.6%6.4%
Male95.2%4.8%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meraux Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1843.2184.2
Married1,2543.9393.6
Non Family5521.2876.3
Female2743.3852.6
Male1044.2795.2

3.71

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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Meraux Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2856.35%
9th to 12th Grade4289.54%
High School Graduate1,49233.25%
Some College1,31329.26%
Associates Degree3447.67%
Bachelors Degree50811.32%
Graduate Degree1172.61%
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Meraux Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meraux Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4032,997526
Black50835553
Hispanic41635130
Asian1719221
Other Race5012
2+ Races458
Native American3030

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 white people with a rate of 15.46%.

Meraux Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,263$43,533$32,213
Less Than 9th Grade$31,181$37,105$14,917
High School Graduate$30,681$33,981$26,875
Some College$40,764$53,061$31,696
Bachelors Degree$55,833$58,750$52,426
Graduate Degree$47,153$$46,597

$38,263

Average Earnings

$43,533

Average Male

$32,213

Average Female

Meraux Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meraux Language by Age

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Meraux Language

93.15% of Meraux residents speak only English, while 6.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.

Meraux Language

Meraux Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,25361711.75%
Black85711413.30%
Asian2107636.19%
Hispanic657375.63%
Other5NaN%

12.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meraux

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meraux is Asian, with 36.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meraux is Hispanic, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.19%.

Meraux Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.43%
Some College11.47%
High School10.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Meraux Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.07%
Female Employed5.00%
Male Employed3.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Meraux Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meraux Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,305$76,096
Families$74,000$86,292
Married Families$82,222-
Non Families$30,950$41,710
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Income by Household Type

Meraux Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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 35-44.

Meraux Marital Status by Race

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Meraux Marital Status

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270

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War37
Korea27
World War II

Meraux Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74115
35 to 5454
18 to 3448
75+44
55 to 649

Meraux Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2656.35%
Black50.87%

Meraux Veterans by Race

Meraux Veterans by Education

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3.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meraux Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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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89.84%

Born in Meraux

96.56%

Native Born

3.44%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

2.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.56% of Meraux residents were born in the United States, with 89.84% having been born in Louisiana. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meraux Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,0070.00%
20217,0070.00%
20207,0070.00%
20197,007-289-3.96%
20187,2962233.15%
20177,0732864.21%
20166,7873906.10%
20156,397-230-3.47%
20146,6274246.84%
20136,2033876.65%
20125,81666012.80%
20115,156-660-11.35%
20105,8160.00%

Meraux Population by Year