Port Sulphur, Louisiana Population 2020

1,789
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Port Sulphur is a city located in Louisiana. Port Sulphur has a 2020 population of 1,789. Port Sulphur is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,760 in 2010. Port Sulphur reached it's highest population of 2,175 in 2018.

The average household income in Port Sulphur is $38,875 with a poverty rate of 42.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $75,600. The median age in Port Sulphur is 32.4 years, 35.1 years for males, and 30.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.4 males.

Port Sulphur Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.01%
  • Two or more races: 14.37%
  • White: 8.05%
  • Native American: 1.73%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Port Sulphur, Louisiana is 1,789, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,175.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,760.

Port Sulphur, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,34275.01%
Two or More Races25714.37%
White1448.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native311.73%
Asian150.84%
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Port Sulphur Population by Race

Port Sulphur Population Pyramid 2020

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Port Sulphur Median Age

32.4


Total

35.1


Male

30.3


Female

Port Sulphur Adults

There are 1,349 adults, (200 of whom are seniors) in Port Sulphur.

Port Sulphur Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Sulphur Sex Ratio

Female

1,020

57.02%

Male

769

42.98%

Port Sulphur Population by Age

Port Sulphur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Sulphur Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married100%0%
Female97.8%2.2%
All87%13%
Non Family56.3%43.7%

87.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Sulphur Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5533.287
Married1964.15100
Non Family158056.3
Female1344.0497.8
Male653.92100

3.99

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

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Port Sulphur Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15514.23%
9th to 12th Grade14012.86%
High School Graduate47843.89%
Some College27325.07%
Associates Degree111.01%
Bachelors Degree121.10%
Graduate Degree201.84%
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Port Sulphur Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black75349932
Multiple Races162162
White12898
Native American3120
Asian1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 4.25%.

Port Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,500$35,250$16,719
Less Than High School$17,093$26,292$16,192
High School Grad$16,915$$11,156
Some College$31,313$41,550$21,121
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,500

Average Earnings

$35,250

Average Male

$16,719

Average Female

Port Sulphur Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Sulphur Language by Age

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Port Sulphur Language

98.02% of Port Sulphur residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Port Sulphur Language

Port Sulphur Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,32574055.85%
White14053.57%

42.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.89%

Male Poverty Rate

48.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Sulphur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Sulphur is Black, with 55.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Sulphur is White, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 61.70%.

Port Sulphur Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School67.49%
Some College23.66%
High School21.52%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Port Sulphur Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed35.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.18%

Port Sulphur Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Sulphur Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,688$38,875
Families$38,750$44,191
Married Families$49,357-
Non Families$15,667$22,508
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Income by Household Type

Port Sulphur Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Sulphur Married by Age and Sex

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Port Sulphur 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 45-54.

Port Sulphur Marital Status by Race

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Port Sulphur Marital Status

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29

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam10
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea

Port Sulphur Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549
75+6
65 to 746
55 to 644
18 to 344

Port Sulphur Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black101.03%
White107.35%
Indian929.03%

Port Sulphur Veterans by Race

Port Sulphur Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Sulphur Veterans by Education

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49.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Port Sulphur Employment by Age

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Port Sulphur Employment by Race

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Port Sulphur 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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86.92%

Born in Louisiana

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Port Sulphur residents were born in the United States, with 86.92% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Port Sulphur Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,7890.00%
20191,789-386-17.75%
20182,17524112.46%
20171,934-107-5.24%
20162,041-12-0.58%
20152,053-40-1.91%
20142,0931558.00%
20131,938-131-6.33%
20122,06948430.54%
20111,585-175-9.94%
20101,7600.00%

Port Sulphur Population by Year