Old Jefferson, Louisiana Population 2024

8,162

Old Jefferson is a city located in East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana. Old Jefferson has a 2024 population of 8,162. Old Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 11.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,321 in 2020.

The average household income in Old Jefferson is $117,916 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Old Jefferson is 35.7 years, 36.2 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Old Jefferson Demographics

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

  • White: 66.97%
  • Black or African American: 18.73%
  • Two or more races: 7.36%
  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Other race: 3.04%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,319.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.49% (841)
The current population of Old Jefferson, Louisiana is 8,162 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,321.

Old Jefferson, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,46666.97%
Black or African American1,52918.73%
Two or more races6017.36%
Asian3103.8%
Other race2483.04%
Native American80.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Old Jefferson Population by Race

Old Jefferson Population Pyramid 2024

Old Jefferson Median Age

35.7

Total

36.2

Male

33.6

Female

Old Jefferson Adults

There are 6,279 adults, (1,783 of whom are seniors) in Old Jefferson.

Old Jefferson Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Old Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female4,00649.08%
Male4,15650.92%

Old Jefferson Population by Age

Old Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6952.2175.224.8
Non Family1,8951.1271.228.8
Married1,2543.2888.911.1
Female3773.0750.149.9
Male1694.573.426.6
showing: 5 rows

3.23

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Old Jefferson 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

Old Jefferson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Old Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Old Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,164

Average Earnings

$81,021

Average Male

$40,098

Average Female

Old Jefferson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Old Jefferson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Old Jefferson Language

92.46% of Old Jefferson residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Old Jefferson Language

Old Jefferson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,4342524.64%
Hispanic30921770.23%
Other24820281.45%
Multiple6018614.31%
Asian3107423.87%
Black1,52970.46%
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7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.84%

Male Poverty Rate

12.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Old Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Old Jefferson is Other, with 81.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Old Jefferson is Black, with 0.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.83%.

Old Jefferson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.34%
High School10.48%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.47%
showing: 4 rows

Old Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed3.02%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
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Old Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Old Jefferson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Old Jefferson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Old Jefferson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Old Jefferson 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 35-44.

Old Jefferson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Old Jefferson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

228

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Old Jefferson Veterans by War

count

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Old Jefferson Veterans by Age

count

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Old Jefferson Veterans by Race

Old Jefferson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Old Jefferson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Old Jefferson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Old Jefferson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Old Jefferson 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

72.9%

Born in Old Jefferson

93.8%

Native Born

6.2%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

3.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.8% of Old Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 72.9% having been born in Louisiana. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Old Jefferson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,162
20238,162
20228,162-713-8.03%
20218,8751,55421.23%
20207,321-338-4.41%
20197,659-406-5.03%
20188,065-218-2.63%
20178,2833724.7%
20167,91191213.03%
20156,999-183-2.55%
20147,1822573.71%
20136,9254056.21%
20126,5202183.46%
20116,302-678-9.71%
20106,980
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Old Jefferson Population by Year