Prairieville, Louisiana Population 2024

34,215

Prairieville is a city located in Ascension Parish Louisiana. Prairieville has a 2024 population of 34,215. Prairieville is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,228 in 2020.

The average household income in Prairieville is $130,946 with a poverty rate of 2.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Prairieville is 36.6 years, 37 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Prairieville Demographics

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

  • White: 77.81%
  • Black or African American: 13.08%
  • Two or more races: 5.09%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
22.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,555.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.97% (987)
The current population of Prairieville, Louisiana is 34,215 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,228.

Prairieville, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26,62477.81%
Black or African American4,47413.08%
Two or more races1,7415.09%
Asian6842%
Other race6791.98%
Native American130.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Prairieville Population by Race

Prairieville Population Pyramid 2024

Prairieville Median Age

36.6

Total

37

Male

36.2

Female

Prairieville Adults

There are 24,919 adults, (4,001 of whom are seniors) in Prairieville.

Prairieville Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairieville Sex Ratio

Female17,84252.15%
Male16,37347.85%

Prairieville Population by Age

Prairieville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,2382.888.311.7
Married7,8443.1898.31.7
Non Family2,5801.2561.538.5
Female1,3643.2787.512.5
Male4503.6171.128.9
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

88.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prairieville 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

Prairieville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prairieville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.67%.

Prairieville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,882

Average Earnings

$82,524

Average Male

$53,867

Average Female

Prairieville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairieville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prairieville Language

95.45% of Prairieville residents speak only English, while 4.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Prairieville Language

Prairieville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White26,3536142.33%
Hispanic83921926.1%
Other6797010.31%
Black4,46950.11%
Asian68410.15%
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2.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.75%

Male Poverty Rate

4.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairieville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairieville is Hispanic, with 26.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairieville is Black, with 0.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.13%.

Prairieville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.68%
High School4.33%
Some College1.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.28%
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Prairieville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28.07%
Female Employed2.4%
Male Employed0.96%
Male Unemployed
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Prairieville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairieville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prairieville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairieville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Prairieville 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 35-44.

Prairieville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prairieville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,634

Number of Veterans

1,456

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

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Prairieville Veterans by War

count

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Prairieville Veterans by Age

count

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Prairieville Veterans by Race

Prairieville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairieville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Prairieville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prairieville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prairieville 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

79.04%

Born in Prairieville

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.53% of Prairieville residents were born in the United States, with 79.04% having been born in Louisiana. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prairieville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202434,215
202334,215
202234,215970.28%
202134,1188902.68%
202033,2281,2543.92%
201931,9742530.8%
201831,7211,1853.88%
201730,5368042.7%
201629,732110.04%
201529,7211,2564.41%
201428,4658903.23%
201327,5751280.47%
201227,4472961.09%
201127,1512560.95%
201026,895
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Prairieville Population by Year