Patterson, Louisiana Population 2024

5,596

Patterson is a city located in St. Mary Parish Louisiana. Patterson has a 2024 population of 5,596. Patterson is currently declining at a rate of -1.1% annually and its population has decreased by -5.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,900 in 2020.

The average household income in Patterson is $62,629 with a poverty rate of 29.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Patterson is 31.9 years, 33.9 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Patterson Demographics

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

  • White: 50.72%
  • Black or African American: 40.95%
  • Two or more races: 5.32%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,217.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.15% (-304)
The current population of Patterson, Louisiana is 5,596 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,900.

Patterson, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,97650.72%
Black or African American2,40340.95%
Two or more races3125.32%
Asian881.5%
Native American580.99%
Other race310.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Patterson Population by Race

Patterson Population Pyramid 2024

Patterson Median Age

31.9

Total

33.9

Male

31.4

Female

Patterson Adults

There are 4,018 adults, (640 of whom are seniors) in Patterson.

Patterson Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Patterson Sex Ratio

Female3,20754.65%
Male2,66145.35%

Patterson Population by Age

Patterson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9392.9755.444.6
Married8544.0580.919.1
Non Family6741.1837.262.8
Female3533.642872
Male583.8456.943.1
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3.87

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Patterson 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

Patterson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Patterson 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 asian people with a rate of 13.33%.

Patterson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,532

Average Earnings

$46,934

Average Male

$23,962

Average Female

Patterson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Patterson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Patterson Language

96.12% of Patterson residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Patterson Language

Patterson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,3711,03243.53%
White2,88641314.31%
Multiple31218559.29%
Hispanic624470.97%
Other3131100%
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29.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.26%

Male Poverty Rate

32.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Patterson

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Patterson is White, with 14.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.02%.

Patterson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.64%
High School24.32%
Some College19.09%
Bachelors or Greater14.54%
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Patterson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30%
Female Employed20.9%
Male Employed8.91%
Male Unemployed
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Patterson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Patterson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Patterson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Patterson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Patterson 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.

Patterson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Patterson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

234

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Patterson Veterans by War

count

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Patterson Veterans by Age

count

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Patterson Veterans by Race

Patterson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Patterson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Patterson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Patterson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Patterson 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

91.92%

Born in Patterson

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.19% of Patterson residents were born in the United States, with 91.92% having been born in Louisiana. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Patterson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,286-62-1.16%
20285,348-62-1.15%
20275,410-62-1.13%
20265,472-62-1.12%
20255,534-62-1.11%
20245,596-62-1.1%
20235,658-62-1.08%
20225,720-62-1.07%
20215,782-118-2%
20205,9001292.24%
20195,771-52-0.89%
20185,823-110-1.85%
20175,933-113-1.87%
20166,046-58-0.95%
20156,104-4-0.07%
20146,10840.07%
20136,104370.61%
20126,067-36-0.59%
20116,103-4-0.07%
20106,10797719.04%
20005,1303948.32%
19904,736430.92%
19804,6932846.44%
19704,4091,48650.84%
19602,92338515.17%
19202,538-460-15.34%
19102,998
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Patterson Population by Year