Prairieville, Louisiana Population 2021

31,974
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Prairieville is a city located in Ascension Parish Louisiana. Prairieville has a 2020 population of 31,974. Prairieville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 18.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,895 in 2010. Prairieville reached it's highest population of 31,974 in 2019.

The average household income in Prairieville is $110,925 with a poverty rate of 5.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,188 per month, and the median house value is $236,500. The median age in Prairieville is 35 years, 33.2 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Prairieville Demographics

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

  • White: 81.67%
  • Black or African American: 10.01%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Asian: 2.12%
  • Other race: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Prairieville, Louisiana is 31,974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,721.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,895.

Prairieville, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,11481.67%
Black or African American3,20210.01%
Two or More Races1,3794.31%
Asian6782.12%
Some Other Race6011.88%
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Prairieville Population by Race

Prairieville Population Pyramid $2021

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Prairieville Median Age

35


Total

33.2


Male

36.5


Female

Prairieville Adults

There are 22,933 adults, (3,280 of whom are seniors) in Prairieville.

Prairieville Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairieville Sex Ratio

Female

15,898

49.72%

Male

16,076

50.28%

Prairieville Population by Age

Prairieville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prairieville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
All87.1%12.9%
Non Family80.9%19.1%
Male70.5%29.5%
Female70.3%29.7%

87.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prairieville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9282.9387.1
Married6,9603.3892.8
Non Family2,5001.2380.9
Female1,1833.7270.3
Male2853.2770.5

3.39

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Prairieville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6823.33%
9th to 12th Grade9684.73%
High School Graduate5,33926.10%
Some College4,21720.62%
Associates Degree1,6618.12%
Bachelors Degree5,26125.72%
Graduate Degree2,32711.38%
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Prairieville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prairieville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,67615,7926,489
Black1,9511,704603
Hispanic936574165
Asian418369265
2+ Races37431111
Other Race32122855

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.40%.

Prairieville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,037$74,710$46,774
Less Than 9th Grade$42,633$43,555$
High School Graduate$45,406$71,496$24,728
Some College$52,558$70,543$40,741
Bachelors Degree$70,936$97,361$55,381
Graduate Degree$69,135$93,538$56,862

$56,037

Average Earnings

$74,710

Average Male

$46,774

Average Female

Prairieville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairieville Language by Age

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Prairieville Language

90.51% of Prairieville residents speak only English, while 9.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.10% of the population.

Prairieville Language

Prairieville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,3771,1094.55%
Multiple1,37922616.39%
Black3,2021514.72%
Hispanic2,1171497.04%
Other601172.83%

5.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.91%

Male Poverty Rate

6.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairieville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairieville is Multiple, with 16.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairieville is Other, with 2.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.06%.

Prairieville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.09%
High School5.84%
Some College5.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%

Prairieville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.27%
Male Unemployed13.75%
Female Employed2.46%
Male Employed1.93%

Prairieville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairieville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,953$110,925
Families$113,312$117,805
Married Families$120,856-
Non Families$60,808$84,054
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Income by Household Type

Prairieville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairieville Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Prairieville Marital Status

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1,296

Number of Veterans

1,161

Male Veterans

135

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam474
Second Gulf War351
First Gulf War319
Korea95
World War II66

Prairieville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54375
65 to 74363
75+215
18 to 34197
55 to 64146

Prairieville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2126.30%
Black451.95%
2+ Races3910.43%
Hispanic151.16%

Prairieville Veterans by Race

Prairieville Veterans by Education

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3.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairieville Veterans by Education

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Prairieville Employment by Age

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Prairieville Employment by Race

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Prairieville 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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75.67%

Born in Prairieville

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.34% of Prairieville residents were born in the United States, with 75.67% having been born in Louisiana. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Prairieville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131,9740.00%
202031,9740.00%
201931,9742530.80%
201831,7211,1853.88%
201730,5368042.70%
201629,732110.04%
201529,7211,2564.41%
201428,4658903.23%
201327,5751280.47%
201227,4472961.09%
201127,1512560.95%
201026,8950.00%

Prairieville Population by Year