Mermentau, Louisiana Population 2022

488
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Mermentau is a city located in Acadia Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 488, it is the 354th largest city in Louisiana and the 19295th largest city in the United States. Mermentau is currently declining at a rate of -2.79% annually and its population has decreased by -20.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 616 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Mermentau has a population density of 229 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mermentau is $46,981 with a poverty rate of 25.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mermentau is 38.2 years, 40.4 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Mermentau Demographics

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

  • White: 77.44%
  • Black or African American: 20.29%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mermentau, Louisiana is 488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 616.

Mermentau, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Mermentau Population by Race

Mermentau Population Pyramid 2022

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Mermentau Median Age

38.3


Total

41.4


Male

31.8


Female

Mermentau Adults

There are 472 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Mermentau.

Mermentau Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mermentau Sex Ratio

Female

295

47.89%

Male

321

52.11%

Mermentau Population by Age

Mermentau Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mermentau Household Types

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mermentau Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Mermentau Households by Type

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Mermentau Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mermentau Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.24%.

Mermentau Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,375

Average Earnings

$37,596

Average Male

$22,604

Average Female

Mermentau Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mermentau Language by Age

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Mermentau Language

92.28% of Mermentau residents speak only English, while 7.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.72% of the population.

Mermentau Language

Mermentau Poverty by Race

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25.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.79%

Male Poverty Rate

25.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mermentau

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mermentau is Black, with 65.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mermentau is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.94%.

Mermentau Poverty

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Mermentau Poverty Rate by Education

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Mermentau Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mermentau Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Mermentau Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mermentau Married by Age and Sex

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Mermentau 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 Over 65.

Mermentau Marital Status by Race

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Mermentau Marital Status

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48

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Mermentau Veterans by War

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Mermentau Veterans by Age

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Mermentau Veterans by Race

Mermentau Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mermentau Veterans by Education

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45.2%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mermentau Employment by Age

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Mermentau Employment by Race

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Mermentau 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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92.69%

Born in Mermentau

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mermentau residents were born in the United States, with 92.69% 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.

Mermentau Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Mermentau Population by Year