Plaquemine, Louisiana Population 2021

6,365
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Plaquemine is a city located in Iberville Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 6,365, it is the 54th largest city in Louisiana and the 4184th largest city in the United States . Plaquemine is currently declining at a rate of -1.35% annually and its population has decreased by -10.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,119 in 2010. Plaquemine reached it's highest population of 7,739 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Plaquemine has a population density of 2,180 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plaquemine is $63,041 with a poverty rate of 27.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $848 per month, and the median house value is $161,100. The median age in Plaquemine is 33.9 years, 29.7 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Plaquemine Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.85%
  • White: 43.02%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Two or more races: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Plaquemine, Louisiana is 6,365 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,626.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,119.

Plaquemine, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,66454.85%
White2,87443.02%
Some Other Race1321.98%
Two or More Races100.15%
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Plaquemine Population by Race

Plaquemine Population Pyramid $2021

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Plaquemine Median Age

33.9


Total

29.7


Male

37.3


Female

Plaquemine Adults

There are 4,676 adults, (1,041 of whom are seniors) in Plaquemine.

Plaquemine Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Plaquemine Sex Ratio

Female

3,848

57.60%

Male

2,832

42.40%

Plaquemine Population by Age

Plaquemine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plaquemine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
All59.7%40.3%
Female24.2%75.8%
Male24.1%75.9%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plaquemine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5782.5459.7
Non Family1,0671.2460.2
Married7613.1194.1
Female5923.9824.2
Male1583.2424.1

3.41

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Plaquemine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1603.88%
9th to 12th Grade54313.16%
High School Graduate1,67640.62%
Some College72617.60%
Associates Degree2165.24%
Bachelors Degree57713.98%
Graduate Degree2285.53%
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Plaquemine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plaquemine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,0091,478270
White1,8861,714533
Hispanic2312312
Other Race6767
2+ Races111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Plaquemine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,839$55,772$26,191
Less Than 9th Grade$27,891$60,680$
High School Graduate$31,165$48,937$21,024
Some College$29,710$$27,881
Bachelors Degree$39,744$53,401$
Graduate Degree$86,115$86,346$61,944

$32,839

Average Earnings

$55,772

Average Male

$26,191

Average Female

Plaquemine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plaquemine Language by Age

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Plaquemine Language

95.85% of Plaquemine residents speak only English, while 4.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Plaquemine Language

Plaquemine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6031,63045.24%
White2,5051375.47%
Hispanic42810.23%

27.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.79%

Male Poverty Rate

28.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plaquemine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plaquemine is Black, with 45.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plaquemine is Hispanic, with 0.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.42%.

Plaquemine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.13%
High School15.77%
Bachelors or Greater14.14%
Some College13.38%

Plaquemine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.52%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed20.82%
Male Employed5.19%

Plaquemine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plaquemine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,457$63,041
Families$42,690$67,195
Married Families--
Non Families$40,625$54,027
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Income by Household Type

Plaquemine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Plaquemine Married by Age and Sex

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Plaquemine 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 35-44.

Plaquemine Marital Status by Race

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Plaquemine Marital Status

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257

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Second Gulf War49
Korea45
First Gulf War41
World War II17

Plaquemine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+104
65 to 7488
35 to 5458
55 to 647
18 to 34

Plaquemine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1807.89%
Black773.32%
Hispanic155.07%

Plaquemine Veterans by Race

Plaquemine Veterans by Education

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27.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plaquemine Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Plaquemine Employment by Age

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Plaquemine Employment by Race

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Plaquemine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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91.24%

Born in Plaquemine

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Plaquemine residents were born in the United States, with 91.24% having been born in Louisiana. 1.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,365-87-1.35%
20206,452-87-1.33%
20196,539-87-1.31%
20186,626-72-1.07%
20176,698-9-0.13%
20166,707-122-1.79%
20156,829-45-0.65%
20146,874-116-1.66%
20136,990-52-0.74%
20127,042-44-0.62%
20117,086-24-0.34%
20107,110460.06%
20007,064-122-0.17%
19907,186-335-0.45%
19807,521-218-0.29%
19707,739500.06%
19607,6891,9422.95%
19505,7476981.30%
19405,049-75-0.15%
19305,1244921.01%
19204,632-323-0.67%
19104,9551,3653.27%
19003,5903681.09%
18903,2220.00%

Plaquemine Population by Year