Sorrento, Louisiana Population 2020

1,713

Sorrento is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,713, it is the 130th largest city in Louisiana and the 8204th largest city in the United States. Sorrento is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 22.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,401 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Sorrento has a population density of 470 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sorrento is $61,544 with a poverty rate of 10.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $877 per month, and the median house value is $136,300. The median age in Sorrento is 35.2 years, 31.9 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

Sorrento Demographics

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

  • White: 76.84%
  • Black or African American: 19.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sorrento, Louisiana is 1,713, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,667.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,401.

Sorrento, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,39076.84%
Black or African American35619.68%
Two or More Races633.48%

Sorrento Population Pyramid 2020

Sorrento Median Age

35.2


Total

31.9


Male

41.3


Female

Sorrento Adults

There are 1,356 adults, (195 of whom are seniors) in Sorrento.

Sorrento Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Sorrento Sex Ratio

Female

938

51.85%

Male

871

48.15%

Sorrento Households and Families

Sorrento Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sorrento Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All74.9%25.1%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male34.3%65.7%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6892.6374.9
Married3363.5784.2
Non Family2621.369.1
Female562.7771.4
Male353.2634.3

3.37

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sorrento Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade221.81%
9th to 12th Grade14211.70%
High School Graduate53043.66%
Some College22418.45%
Associates Degree12310.13%
Bachelors Degree15913.10%
Graduate Degree141.15%

Sorrento Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White904798111
Black23719762
Hispanic3925
Multiple Races3430

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 26.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,586$41,654$37,554
Less Than High School$23,646$$24,271
High School Grad$40,319$42,120$29,667
Some College$41,815$41,774$42,560
Bachelors Degree$50,769$51,250$35,417
Graduate Degree$65,000$$65,000

$40,586

Average Earnings

$41,654

Average Male

$37,554

Average Female

Sorrento Language

Sorrento Language by Age

Sorrento Language

95.76% of Sorrento residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Sorrento Poverty

Sorrento Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,3361037.71%
Black3565916.57%
Multiple632539.68%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.63%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sorrento

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sorrento is Multiple, with 39.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sorrento is White, with 7.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.10%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.65%
Less Than High School18.90%
High School10.57%
Some College4.90%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Employed0.69%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sorrento Income

Sorrento Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,288$61,544
Families$62,411$75,099
Married Families$74,250-
Non Families$22,000$39,023

Sorrento Marital Status

Sorrento Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sorrento Married by Age and Sex

Sorrento Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sorrento Marital Status by Race

Sorrento Veterans

57

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War24
Vietnam16
World War II3
Korea

$Sorrento Veterans by Education

7.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sorrento Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sorrento 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

83.14%

Born in Louisiana

95.36%

Native Born

4.64%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.36% of Sorrento residents were born in the United States, with 83.14% having been born in Louisiana. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,713231.36%
20191,690231.38%
20181,667251.52%
20171,642231.42%
20161,619301.89%
20151,589291.86%
20141,560352.30%
20131,525362.42%
20121,489271.85%
20111,462332.31%
20101,4290.00%