Shenandoah, Louisiana Population 2024

18,561

Shenandoah is a city located in East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana. Shenandoah has a 2024 population of 18,561. Shenandoah is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -11.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,045 in 2020.

The average household income in Shenandoah is $125,989 with a poverty rate of 7.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shenandoah is 39.5 years, 41.6 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Shenandoah Demographics

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

  • White: 67.21%
  • Black or African American: 18.84%
  • Two or more races: 10.65%
  • Asian: 2.89%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,994.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.8% (-2,484)
The current population of Shenandoah, Louisiana is 18,561 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,045.

Shenandoah, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,47567.21%
Black or African American3,49618.84%
Two or more races1,97710.65%
Asian5372.89%
Other race440.24%
Native American320.17%
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

Shenandoah Population by Race

Shenandoah Population Pyramid 2024

Shenandoah Median Age

39.5

Total

41.6

Male

37.8

Female

Shenandoah Adults

There are 13,951 adults, (3,372 of whom are seniors) in Shenandoah.

Shenandoah Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Shenandoah Sex Ratio

Female10,11054.47%
Male8,45145.53%

Shenandoah Population by Age

Shenandoah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,0412.6378.221.8
Married4,3043.2492.57.5
Non Family1,8721.0852.647.4
Female5423.0560.339.7
Male3232.8967.532.5
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shenandoah 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

Shenandoah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shenandoah Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.5%.

Shenandoah Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,631

Average Earnings

$73,125

Average Male

$49,366

Average Female

Shenandoah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shenandoah Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shenandoah Language

91.23% of Shenandoah residents speak only English, while 8.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Shenandoah Language

Shenandoah Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,1808617.07%
Black3,49442912.28%
Multiple1,977653.29%
Asian537509.31%
Hispanic427133.04%
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7.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.16%

Male Poverty Rate

7.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shenandoah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah is Black, with 12.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah is Hispanic, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.44%.

Shenandoah Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.91%
High School13.94%
Some College4.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.32%
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Shenandoah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.91%
Male Unemployed10.65%
Female Employed4.36%
Male Employed3.12%
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Shenandoah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shenandoah Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shenandoah Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Shenandoah Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shenandoah 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 35-44.

Shenandoah Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shenandoah Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,105

Number of Veterans

859

Male Veterans

246

Female Veterans

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Shenandoah Veterans by War

count

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Shenandoah Veterans by Age

count

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Shenandoah Veterans by Race

Shenandoah Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shenandoah Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Shenandoah Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shenandoah Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shenandoah 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

74.04%

Born in Shenandoah

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

0.6%

Non Citizen

4.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.91% of Shenandoah residents were born in the United States, with 74.04% having been born in Louisiana. 0.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Shenandoah Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202418,561
202318,561
202218,561-1,507-7.51%
202120,068-977-4.64%
202021,0457933.92%
201920,252600.3%
201820,192-289-1.41%
201720,4814822.41%
201619,9991,1255.96%
201518,874-392-2.03%
201419,266-431-2.19%
201319,6979234.92%
201218,7743381.83%
201118,436370.2%
201018,399
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Shenandoah Population by Year