Port Sulphur, Louisiana Population 2020

2,175

Port Sulphur is a city located in Louisiana. Port Sulphur has a 2020 population of 2,175. Port Sulphur is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 23.58% 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 $34,261 with a poverty rate of 52.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $51,600. The median age in Port Sulphur is 22.9 years, 30.6 years for males, and 22.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.0 males.

Port Sulphur Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.41%
  • White: 16.97%
  • Two or more races: 12.69%
  • Native American: 1.10%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Port Sulphur, Louisiana is 2,175, 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 American1,48868.41%
White36916.97%
Two or More Races27612.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native241.10%
Asian180.83%

Port Sulphur Population Pyramid 2020

Port Sulphur Median Age

22.9


Total

30.6


Male

22.3


Female

Port Sulphur Adults

There are 1,520 adults, (193 of whom are seniors) in Port Sulphur.

Port Sulphur Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Sulphur Sex Ratio

Female

1,250

57.47%

Male

925

42.53%

Port Sulphur Households and Families

Port Sulphur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Port Sulphur Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Male58%42%
Female56.7%43.3%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6913.1275.8
Married2593.42100
Female2033.4456.7
Male1193.8758
Non Family110073.6

3.36

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

15.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Port Sulphur Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13712.83%
9th to 12th Grade18817.60%
High School Graduate40537.92%
Some College30328.37%
Associates Degree30.28%
Bachelors Degree100.94%
Graduate Degree222.06%

Port Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black79851328
White1381044
Multiple Races9090
Native American2418
Asian1818

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 3.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,399$37,353$17,841
Less Than High School$13,750$$14,583
High School Grad$23,382$$18,750
Some College$$36,287$21,714
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,399

Average Earnings

$37,353

Average Male

$17,841

Average Female

Port Sulphur Language

Port Sulphur Language by Age

Port Sulphur Language

98.58% of Port Sulphur residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Port Sulphur Poverty

Port Sulphur Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,47290261.28%
White36513236.16%
Multiple27610136.59%
Native24625.00%

52.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.36%

Male Poverty Rate

65.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Sulphur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Sulphur is Black, with 61.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Sulphur is Native, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 72.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 65.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School76.66%
Some College27.18%
High School25.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.31%
Female Employed40.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed17.71%

Port Sulphur Income

Port Sulphur Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,650$34,261
Families$21,895$34,154
Married Families$39,250-
Non Families$16,071$28,958

Port Sulphur Marital Status

Port Sulphur Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Sulphur Married by Age and Sex

Port Sulphur Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Port Sulphur Marital Status by Race

Port Sulphur Veterans

28

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam9
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea

$Port Sulphur Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Sulphur Employment Status

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

Port Sulphur Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.29%

Born in Louisiana

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.17% of Port Sulphur residents were born in the United States, with 85.29% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,1750.00%
20192,1750.00%
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%