Port Sulphur, Louisiana Population 2022

1,661
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Port Sulphur is a city located in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,661, it is the 212th largest city in Louisiana and the 11972nd largest city in the United States. Port Sulphur is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -23.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,174 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Port Sulphur has a population density of 303 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Sulphur is $38,875 with a poverty rate of 31.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Port Sulphur is 32.4 years, 35.1 years for males, and 30.3 years for females.

Port Sulphur Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.18%
  • Two or more races: 23.32%
  • White: 8.51%
  • Native American: 2.07%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Port Sulphur, Louisiana is 1,661 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,174.

Port Sulphur, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Port Sulphur Population by Race

Port Sulphur Population Pyramid 2022

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Port Sulphur Median Age

27.4


Total

26.9


Male

27.6


Female

Port Sulphur Adults

There are 1,487 adults, (279 of whom are seniors) in Port Sulphur.

Port Sulphur Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Sulphur Sex Ratio

Female

1,155

53.13%

Male

1,019

46.87%

Port Sulphur Population by Age

Port Sulphur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Sulphur Household Types

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Sulphur Households and Families

3.42

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Port Sulphur Households by Type

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Port Sulphur Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 3.52%.

Port Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,853

Average Earnings

$44,246

Average Male

$20,396

Average Female

Port Sulphur Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Sulphur Language by Age

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Port Sulphur Language

98.10% of Port Sulphur residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Port Sulphur Language

Port Sulphur Poverty by Race

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31.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.23%

Male Poverty Rate

43.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Sulphur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Sulphur is White, with 41.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Sulphur is Multiple, with 18.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.62%.

Port Sulphur Poverty

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Port Sulphur Poverty Rate by Education

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Port Sulphur Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Sulphur Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Port Sulphur Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

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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38

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Port Sulphur Veterans by War

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Port Sulphur Veterans by Age

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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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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

12.8%

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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81.74%

Born in Port Sulphur

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Port Sulphur residents were born in the United States, with 81.74% having been born in Louisiana. 0.92% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Port Sulphur Population by Year