Port Barre, Louisiana Population 2024

1,742

Port Barre is a city located in St. Landry Parish Louisiana. Port Barre has a 2024 population of 1,742. Port Barre is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,752 in 2020.

The average household income in Port Barre is $44,996 with a poverty rate of 23.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Port Barre is 27.1 years, 21.8 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Port Barre Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 46.26%
  • White: 41.91%
  • Two or more races: 10.73%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,616.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.57% (-10)
The current population of Port Barre, Louisiana is 1,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,752.

Port Barre, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,00946.26%
White91441.91%
Two or more races23410.73%
Asian241.1%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Port Barre Population by Race

Port Barre Population Pyramid 2024

Port Barre Median Age

27.1

Total

21.8

Male

33.1

Female

Port Barre Adults

There are 1,497 adults, (245 of whom are seniors) in Port Barre.

Port Barre Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Barre Sex Ratio

Female1,14052.27%
Male1,04147.73%

Port Barre Population by Age

Port Barre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8202.6653.746.3
Female2412.8835.364.7
Non Family2271.0336.163.9
Married1832.9892.97.1
Male1694.260.939.1
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Port Barre 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

Port Barre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Barre Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 4.05%.

Port Barre Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,019

Average Earnings

$40,240

Average Male

$22,791

Average Female

Port Barre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Barre Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Port Barre Language

92.38% of Port Barre residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.08% of the population.

Port Barre Language

Port Barre Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White91418219.91%
Multiple23416771.37%
Black1,00914614.47%
Hispanic118118100%
Asian2424100%
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23.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.25%

Male Poverty Rate

28.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Barre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Barre is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Barre is Black, with 14.47% 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 33.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.87%.

Port Barre Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.22%
Some College30.74%
Bachelors or Greater13.51%
High School9.67%
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Port Barre Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed23.1%
Female Unemployed12.73%
Male Employed3.97%
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Port Barre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Barre Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Port Barre Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.3%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Barre Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Port Barre 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 45-54.

Port Barre Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Port Barre Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Port Barre Veterans by War

count

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Port Barre Veterans by Age

count

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Port Barre Veterans by Race

Port Barre Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Barre Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Port Barre Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Port Barre Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Port Barre 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

98.3%

Born in Port Barre

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Port Barre residents were born in the United States, with 98.3% 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.

Port Barre Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,717-5-0.29%
20281,722-5-0.29%
20271,727-5-0.29%
20261,732-5-0.29%
20251,737-5-0.29%
20241,742-5-0.29%
20231,747-5-0.29%
20221,752-5-0.28%
20211,75750.29%
20201,752-361-17.08%
20192,113-12-0.56%
20182,125-15-0.7%
20172,140-2-0.09%
20162,14280.37%
20152,13430.14%
20142,131110.52%
20132,12020.09%
20122,11860.28%
20112,11210.05%
20102,111
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Port Barre Population by Year