Old Jefferson, Louisiana Population 2020

8,065

Old Jefferson is a city located in Louisiana. Old Jefferson has a 2020 population of 8,065. Old Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 15.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,980 in 2010. Old Jefferson reached it's highest population of 8,283 in 2017.

The average household income in Old Jefferson is $91,724 with a poverty rate of 6.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,302 per month, and the median house value is $195,400. The median age in Old Jefferson is 32.1 years, 32 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Old Jefferson Demographics

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

  • White: 61.70%
  • Black or African American: 28.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.92%
  • Asian: 4.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Old Jefferson, Louisiana is 8,065, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,065.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,980.

Old Jefferson, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,97661.70%
Black or African American2,32028.77%
Two or More Races3974.92%
Asian3724.61%

Old Jefferson Population Pyramid 2020

Old Jefferson Median Age

32.1


Total

32


Male

32.1


Female

Old Jefferson Adults

There are 6,030 adults, (710 of whom are seniors) in Old Jefferson.

Old Jefferson Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Old Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

4,176

51.78%

Male

3,889

48.22%

Old Jefferson Households and Families

Old Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Old Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
Non Family80.8%19.2%
All74.8%25.2%
Male60.3%39.7%
Female43%57%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7692.9174.8
Married1,5153.2380.9
Non Family7761.380.8
Female4004.2343
Male785.8160.3

3.43

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Old Jefferson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade571.13%
9th to 12th Grade1032.04%
High School Graduate1,21524.03%
Some College1,43628.40%
Associates Degree4027.95%
Bachelors Degree1,42928.26%
Graduate Degree4158.21%

Old Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4003,3001,288
Black1,1691,167495
Asian31325539
Multiple Races10410422
Hispanic7171

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 42.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,821$53,164$43,262
Less Than High School$47,474$47,270$163,333
High School Grad$31,558$$37,550
Some College$43,562$49,745$39,910
Bachelors Degree$60,221$56,083$64,000
Graduate Degree$52,382$$49,455

$48,821

Average Earnings

$53,164

Average Male

$43,262

Average Female

Old Jefferson Language

Old Jefferson Language by Age

Old Jefferson Language

92.33% of Old Jefferson residents speak only English, while 7.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Old Jefferson Poverty

Old Jefferson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,32037416.12%
White4,892671.37%
Hispanic1535133.33%

6.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.76%

Male Poverty Rate

6.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Old Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Old Jefferson is Hispanic, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Old Jefferson is White, with 1.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.70%.

Name Poverty
Some College5.60%
High School5.27%
Less Than High School3.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.17%
Female Employed1.31%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.89%

Old Jefferson Income

Old Jefferson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$77,957$91,724
Families$91,596$98,778
Married Families$103,052-
Non Families$54,188$68,528

Old Jefferson Marital Status

Old Jefferson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Old Jefferson Married by Age and Sex

Old Jefferson 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 45-54.

Old Jefferson Marital Status by Race

Old Jefferson Veterans

415

Number of Veterans

415

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Second Gulf War103
First Gulf War79
World War II
Korea

$Old Jefferson Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Old Jefferson Employment Status

75.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Old Jefferson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.28%

Born in Louisiana

93.64%

Native Born

6.36%

Foreign Born

4.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.64% of Old Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 73.28% having been born in Louisiana. 4.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,0650.00%
20198,0650.00%
20188,065-218-2.63%
20178,2833724.70%
20167,91191213.03%
20156,999-183-2.55%
20147,1822573.71%
20136,9254056.21%
20126,5202183.46%
20116,302-678-9.71%
20106,9800.00%