Raceland, Louisiana Population 2024

11,094

Raceland is a city located in Lafourche Parish Louisiana. Raceland has a 2024 population of 11,094. Raceland is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 2.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,835 in 2020.

The average household income in Raceland is $67,681 with a poverty rate of 17.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Raceland is 44.5 years, 46.1 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Raceland Demographics

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

  • White: 68.51%
  • Black or African American: 27.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.5%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
21.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
514.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.39% (259)
The current population of Raceland, Louisiana is 11,094 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,835.

Raceland, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,60068.51%
Black or African American3,06727.65%
Two or more races2071.87%
Asian1371.23%
Native American550.5%
Other race280.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Raceland Population by Race

Raceland Population Pyramid 2024

Raceland Median Age

44.5

Total

46.1

Male

43.9

Female

Raceland Adults

There are 8,701 adults, (1,710 of whom are seniors) in Raceland.

Raceland Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Raceland Sex Ratio

Female5,63950.83%
Male5,45549.17%

Raceland Population by Age

Raceland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2802.5879.320.7
Married2,0733.0491.68.4
Non Family1,3741.367.632.4
Female6073.5965.634.4
Male2263.3173.926.1
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Raceland 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

Raceland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Raceland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 35.14%.

Raceland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,345

Average Earnings

$60,804

Average Male

$28,281

Average Female

Raceland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Raceland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Raceland Language

95.04% of Raceland residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Raceland Language

Raceland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,0481,36044.62%
White7,5284536.02%
Multiple2073918.84%
Hispanic843238.1%
Other2828100%
Native552138.18%
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17.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.6%

Male Poverty Rate

19.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raceland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raceland is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raceland is White, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.61%.

Raceland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.36%
Some College15.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%
High School4.76%
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Raceland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed44.08%
Female Unemployed42.11%
Male Employed4.46%
Female Employed3.75%
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Raceland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Raceland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Raceland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Raceland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Raceland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Raceland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Raceland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

476

Number of Veterans

390

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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Raceland Veterans by War

count

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Raceland Veterans by Age

count

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Raceland Veterans by Race

Raceland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raceland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Raceland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Raceland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Raceland 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

88.21%

Born in Raceland

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Raceland residents were born in the United States, with 88.21% having been born in Louisiana. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Raceland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202411,094
202311,094
202211,094920.84%
202111,0021671.54%
202010,8351371.28%
201910,698120.11%
201810,6863643.53%
201710,322-311-2.92%
201610,633770.73%
201510,5565805.81%
20149,976-233-2.28%
201310,20990.09%
201210,200260.26%
201110,174-19-0.19%
201010,193
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Raceland Population by Year