Mermentau, Louisiana Population 2024

483

Mermentau is a city located in Acadia Parish Louisiana. Mermentau has a 2024 population of 483. Mermentau is currently declining at a rate of -2.03% annually and its population has decreased by -6.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 518 in 2020.

The average household income in Mermentau is $78,686 with a poverty rate of 19.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mermentau is 62.6 years, 52.4 years for males, and 72 years for females.

Mermentau Demographics

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

  • White: 79.5%
  • Black or African American: 17.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
226.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.76% (-35)
The current population of Mermentau, Louisiana is 483 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 518.

Mermentau, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White51279.5%
Black or African American11517.86%
Two or more races172.64%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mermentau Population by Race

Mermentau Population Pyramid 2024

Mermentau Median Age

62.6

Total

52.4

Male

72

Female

Mermentau Adults

There are 577 adults, (295 of whom are seniors) in Mermentau.

Mermentau Age Dependency

128.4

Age Dependency Ratio

104.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mermentau Sex Ratio

Female40362.58%
Male24137.42%

Mermentau Population by Age

Mermentau Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3401.8976.223.8
Married2171.6595.94.1
Non Family631.4341.358.7
Female433.0951.248.8
Male173.7617.682.4
showing: 5 rows

2

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mermentau 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

Mermentau Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mermentau Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.27%.

Mermentau Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,541

Average Earnings

$29,909

Average Male

$27,656

Average Female

Mermentau Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mermentau Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mermentau Language

96.38% of Mermentau residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Mermentau Language

Mermentau Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5126813.28%
Black1155648.7%
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19.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.82%

Male Poverty Rate

17.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mermentau

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mermentau is Black, with 48.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mermentau is White, with 13.28% 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 24.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.21%.

Mermentau Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55%
High School19.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Mermentau Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed19.12%
Female Unemployed
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Mermentau Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mermentau Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mermentau Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mermentau Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mermentau Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Mermentau Veterans by War

count

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Mermentau Veterans by Age

count

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Mermentau Veterans by Race

Mermentau Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mermentau Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

25.6%

Labor Force Participation

25.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mermentau Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mermentau Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mermentau 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

92.7%

Born in Mermentau

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mermentau residents were born in the United States, with 92.7% 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.

Mermentau Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029433-10-2.26%
2028443-10-2.21%
2027453-10-2.16%
2026463-10-2.11%
2025473-10-2.07%
2024483-10-2.03%
2023493-10-1.99%
2022503-10-1.95%
2021513-5-0.97%
2020518-108-17.25%
2019626-2-0.32%
2018628-5-0.79%
2017633-8-1.25%
2016641-3-0.47%
2015644-3-0.46%
2014647
2013647-3-0.46%
2012650-2-0.31%
2011652-3-0.46%
2010655
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Mermentau Population by Year