Plaquemine, Louisiana Population 2024

5,708

Plaquemine is a city located in Iberville Parish Louisiana. Plaquemine has a 2024 population of 5,708. It is also the county seat of Iberville Parish.Plaquemine is currently declining at a rate of -2.13% annually and its population has decreased by -8.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,225 in 2020.

The average household income in Plaquemine is $79,542 with a poverty rate of 14.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Plaquemine is 43.4 years, 38.3 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Plaquemine Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 51.14%
  • White: 40.21%
  • Two or more races: 5.61%
  • Other race: 3.04%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,954.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.31% (-517)
The current population of Plaquemine, Louisiana is 5,708 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,225.

Plaquemine, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,18051.14%
White2,50040.21%
Two or more races3495.61%
Other race1893.04%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Plaquemine Population by Race

Plaquemine Population Pyramid 2024

Plaquemine Median Age

43.4

Total

38.3

Male

45.4

Female

Plaquemine Adults

There are 4,446 adults, (1,155 of whom are seniors) in Plaquemine.

Plaquemine Age Dependency

88.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Plaquemine Sex Ratio

Female3,21551.7%
Male3,00348.3%

Plaquemine Population by Age

Plaquemine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5382.4275.324.7
Married1,1793.2294.25.8
Non Family9691.0557.842.2
Female2743.4851.848.2
Male1163.284.515.5
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Plaquemine 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

Plaquemine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plaquemine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 20.54%.

Plaquemine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,229

Average Earnings

$42,610

Average Male

$40,885

Average Female

Plaquemine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plaquemine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Plaquemine Language

97.72% of Plaquemine residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Plaquemine Language

Plaquemine Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,15257118.12%
White2,44827811.36%
Multiple3494312.32%
Hispanic11710.85%
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14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

17.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plaquemine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plaquemine is Black, with 18.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plaquemine is Hispanic, with 0.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.35%.

Plaquemine Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.1%
High School17.52%
Some College8.57%
Bachelors or Greater7.84%
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Plaquemine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed43.9%
Female Unemployed8.42%
Male Employed7.95%
Female Employed6.21%
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Plaquemine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plaquemine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Plaquemine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Plaquemine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Plaquemine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Plaquemine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Plaquemine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

229

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Plaquemine Veterans by War

count

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Plaquemine Veterans by Age

count

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Plaquemine Veterans by Race

Plaquemine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plaquemine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Plaquemine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Plaquemine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Plaquemine 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

91.24%

Born in Plaquemine

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

1.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Plaquemine residents were born in the United States, with 91.24% having been born in Louisiana. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Plaquemine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,088-124-2.38%
20285,212-124-2.32%
20275,336-124-2.27%
20265,460-124-2.22%
20255,584-124-2.17%
20245,708-124-2.13%
20235,832-124-2.08%
20225,956-124-2.04%
20216,080-145-2.33%
20206,225-316-4.83%
20196,541-85-1.28%
20186,626-72-1.07%
20176,698-3-0.04%
20166,701-126-1.85%
20156,827-47-0.68%
20146,874-118-1.69%
20136,992-49-0.7%
20127,041-46-0.65%
20117,087-24-0.34%
20107,111470.67%
20007,064-122-1.7%
19907,186-335-4.45%
19807,521-218-2.82%
19707,739500.65%
19607,6891,94233.79%
19505,74769813.82%
19405,049-75-1.46%
19305,12449210.62%
19204,632-323-6.52%
19104,9551,36538.02%
19003,59036811.42%
18903,222
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Plaquemine Population by Year