North Vacherie, Louisiana Population 2024

1,839

North Vacherie is a city located in St. James Parish and St. John the Baptist Parish Louisiana. North Vacherie has a 2024 population of 1,839. North Vacherie is currently growing at a rate of 2.79% annually and its population has increased by 12.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,641 in 2020.

The average household income in North Vacherie is $62,337 with a poverty rate of 19.37%. The median age in North Vacherie is 36.6 years: 30.8 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

North Vacherie Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.66%
  • White: 26.21%
  • Other race: 8.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
327.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.07% (198)
The current population of North Vacherie, Louisiana is 1,839 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,641.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,12564.66%
White45626.21%
Other race1538.79%
Two or more races60.34%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Vacherie Population by Race

North Vacherie Population Pyramid 2024

North Vacherie Median Age

36.6

Total

30.8

Male

45.6

Female

North Vacherie Adults

There are 1,352 adults, (351 of whom are seniors) in North Vacherie.

North Vacherie Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

North Vacherie Sex Ratio

Female88150.63%
Male85949.37%

North Vacherie Population by Age

North Vacherie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7182.4271.328.7
Married3003.3177.322.7
Non Family270058.941.1
Female1143.0276.323.7
Male343.941000

3.26

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Vacherie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade28123.42%
Associates Degree373.08%
Bachelors Degree14712.25%
Graduate Degree897.42%
High School Graduate50442%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College14211.83%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Vacherie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Vacherie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black72545068
White378372168
Other Race91910
Hispanic91910
2+ Races660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.44%.

North Vacherie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$74,402$130,042$56,532
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$68,808$20,469
Less Than 9th Grade$24,167$0$24,306
Overall$43,005$70,446$25,435
Some College$26,250$0$26,250

$43,005

Average Earnings

$70,446

Average Male

$25,435

Average Female

North Vacherie Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Vacherie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Vacherie Language

88.68% of North Vacherie residents speak only English, while 11.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.95% of the population.

North Vacherie Language

North Vacherie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,12533729.96%

19.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.85%

Male Poverty Rate

29.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Vacherie

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Vacherie is Black, with 29.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Vacherie is Black, with 29.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.15%.

North Vacherie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.79%
High School21.63%
Some College0.56%
Bachelors or Greater0%

North Vacherie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed16.45%
Male Unemployed5.56%
Male Employed0.52%
Female Unemployed0%

North Vacherie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Vacherie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,000$87,434
Households$35,000$62,337
Married Families$105,625$-999,999,999
Non Families-$20,185

mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Vacherie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

North Vacherie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Vacherie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

North Vacherie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Vacherie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

North Vacherie Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7421
18 to 3414
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

North Vacherie Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black263.12%
White92.13%

North Vacherie Veterans by Race

North Vacherie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Vacherie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

North Vacherie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Vacherie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Vacherie 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

87.93%

Born in North Vacherie

94.77%

Native Born

5.23%

Foreign Born

5.23%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.77% of North Vacherie residents were born in the United States, with 87.93% having been born in Louisiana. 5.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Vacherie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,839502.79%
20231,789492.82%
20221,740905.45%
20211,65090.55%
20201,641-216-11.63%
20191,857-214-10.33%
20182,071-64-3%
20172,135-87-3.92%
20162,222-240-9.75%
20152,4622018.89%
20142,261-163-6.72%
20132,424-146-5.68%
20122,57025811.16%
20112,312-34-1.45%
20102,34600%

North Vacherie Population by Year