Plaquemine, Louisiana Population 2022

6,278
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Plaquemine is a city located in Iberville Parish Louisiana. Plaquemine has a 2020 population of 6,278. Plaquemine is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -11.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,110 in 2010.

The average household income in Plaquemine is $63,041 with a poverty rate of 26.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $907 per month, and the median house value is $160,300. 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 Plaqueminewas:

  • Black or African American: 58.01%
  • White: 39.88%
  • Other race: 1.87%
  • Two or more races: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Plaquemine, Louisiana is 6,278 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,278.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,110.

Plaquemine, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,62839.88%
Black or African American3,82258.01%
Some Other Race1231.87%
Two or More Races160.24%
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Plaquemine Population by Race

Plaquemine Population Pyramid 2022

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Plaquemine Median Age

36.3


Total

33.6


Male

37.2


Female

Plaquemine Adults

There are 4,636 adults, (781 of whom are seniors) in Plaquemine.

Plaquemine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Plaquemine Sex Ratio

Female

3,587

54.44%

Male

3,002

45.56%

Plaquemine Population by Age

Plaquemine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plaquemine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.8%6.2%
All63.4%36.6%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male23.6%76.4%
Female19.5%80.5%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plaquemine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5172.5763.4
Married1,1422.893.8
Male1063.0123.6
Female4764.2719.5
Non Family7931.1551.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Plaquemine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2876.85%
9th to 12th Grade57613.74%
High School Graduate1,49735.71%
Some College58113.86%
Associates Degree47011.21%
Bachelors Degree54012.88%
Graduate Degree2415.75%
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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
White1,9971,647485
Black1,9971,484295
Hispanic1981981
Other Race7474
2+ Races55

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 white people with a rate of 24.29%.

Plaquemine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,179$42,813$24,536
Less Than 9th Grade$36,403$37,282$
High School Graduate$24,457$47,528$15,725
Some College$$57,070$27,070
Bachelors Degree$40,032$50,724$
Graduate Degree$86,303$86,649$64,293

$35,179

Average Earnings

$42,813

Average Male

$24,536

Average Female

Plaquemine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plaquemine Language by Age

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Plaquemine Language

96.73% of Plaquemine residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Plaquemine Language

Plaquemine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,7661,50139.86%
White2,4072088.64%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic28210.35%

26.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.83%

Male Poverty Rate

27.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plaquemine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plaquemine is Black, with 39.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plaquemine is Hispanic, with 0.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.50%.

Plaquemine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.45%
High School16.62%
Some College16.56%
Bachelors or Greater13.68%

Plaquemine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.08%
Male Unemployed44.26%
Female Employed21.28%
Female Unemployed59.50%

Plaquemine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plaquemine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,750$63,686
Families$55,775$70,901
Married Families--
Non Families$36,164$43,788
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Income by Household Type

Plaquemine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

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 35-44, 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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240

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War49
First Gulf War37
Vietnam78
Korea19
World War II29

Plaquemine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5461
55 to 643
65 to 7476
75+100

Plaquemine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1717.69%
Black692.97%
Hispanic2512.63%

Plaquemine Veterans by Race

Plaquemine Veterans by Education

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19.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plaquemine Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

9.8%

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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92.62%

Born in Plaquemine

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Plaquemine residents were born in the United States, with 92.62% having been born in Louisiana. 1.12% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,2220.00%
19003,5903681.09%
19104,9551,3653.27%
19204,632-323-0.67%
19305,1244921.01%
19405,049-75-0.15%
19505,7476981.30%
19607,6891,9422.95%
19707,739500.06%
19807,521-218-0.29%
19907,186-335-0.45%
20007,064-122-0.17%
20107,110460.06%
20117,086-24-0.34%
20127,042-44-0.62%
20136,990-52-0.74%
20146,874-116-1.66%
20156,829-45-0.65%
20166,707-122-1.79%
20176,698-9-0.13%
20186,626-72-1.07%
20196,539-87-1.31%
20206,452-87-1.33%
20216,365-87-1.35%
20226,278-87-1.37%

Plaquemine Population by Year