Ossun, Louisiana Population 2024

2,545

Ossun is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. Ossun has a 2024 population of 2,545. Ossun is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 13.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,238 in 2020.

The average household income in Ossun is $62,635 with a poverty rate of 5.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ossun is 33.1 years, 33.6 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Ossun Demographics

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

  • White: 45.7%
  • Black or African American: 43.73%
  • Two or more races: 10.57%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
749.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.72% (307)
The current population of Ossun, Louisiana is 2,545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,238.

Ossun, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,16345.7%
Black or African American1,11343.73%
Two or more races26910.57%
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

Ossun Population by Race

Ossun Population Pyramid 2024

Ossun Median Age

33.1

Total

33.6

Male

31.5

Female

Ossun Adults

There are 1,987 adults, (261 of whom are seniors) in Ossun.

Ossun Age Dependency

47.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ossun Sex Ratio

Female1,15745.46%
Male1,38854.54%

Ossun Population by Age

Ossun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8862.8782.317.7
Married3493.9295.44.6
Female2312.5487.412.6
Non Family2061.0869.930.1
Male1003.665050
showing: 5 rows

3.38

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ossun 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

Ossun Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ossun Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.2%.

Ossun Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,169

Average Earnings

$37,809

Average Male

$29,107

Average Female

Ossun Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ossun Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ossun Language

97.08% of Ossun residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Ossun Language

Ossun Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple2697527.88%
Hispanic2929100%
White1,134272.38%
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5.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.8%

Male Poverty Rate

9.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ossun

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ossun is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ossun is White, with 2.38% 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 8.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.8%.

Ossun Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater8.33%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Ossun Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed1.76%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
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Ossun Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ossun Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ossun Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ossun Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ossun 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 55-64.

Ossun Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ossun Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

69

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ossun Veterans by War

count

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Ossun Veterans by Age

count

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Ossun Veterans by Race

Ossun Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Ossun Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ossun Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ossun Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ossun 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

90.77%

Born in Ossun

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ossun residents were born in the United States, with 90.77% 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.

Ossun Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,545
20232,545
20222,545953.88%
20212,4502129.47%
20202,23824512.29%
20191,9931236.58%
20181,87025916.08%
20171,611-349-17.81%
20161,960-568-22.47%
20152,52834715.91%
20142,181-165-7.03%
20132,34630.13%
20122,343693.03%
20112,2741306.06%
20102,144
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Ossun Population by Year