South Vacherie, Louisiana Population 2024

2,910

South Vacherie is a city located in St. James Parish and St. John the Baptist Parish Louisiana. South Vacherie has a 2024 population of 2,910. South Vacherie is currently declining at a rate of -2.74% annually and its population has decreased by -10.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,240 in 2020.

The average household income in South Vacherie is $93,698 with a poverty rate of 4.46%. The median age in South Vacherie is 44.6 years: 45.7 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

South Vacherie Demographics

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

  • White: 72.98%
  • Black or African American: 26.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
572.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.19% (-330)
The current population of South Vacherie, Louisiana is 2,910 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,240.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,24472.98%
Black or African American82526.83%
Two or more races60.2%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

South Vacherie Population by Race

South Vacherie Population Pyramid 2024

South Vacherie Median Age

44.6

Total

45.7

Male

44.3

Female

South Vacherie Adults

There are 2,700 adults, (620 of whom are seniors) in South Vacherie.

South Vacherie Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18

Child Dependency Ratio

South Vacherie Sex Ratio

Female1,74656.78%
Male1,32943.22%

South Vacherie Population by Age

South Vacherie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2322.58911
Married6902.7799.10.9
Non Family270074.425.6
Female2083.471.228.8
Male642.951000

2.86

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

89.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Vacherie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1706.88%
Associates Degree26810.84%
Bachelors Degree34814.08%
Graduate Degree1998.05%
High School Graduate1,04542.27%
Less Than 9th Grade973.92%
Some College34513.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Vacherie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Vacherie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7561,582428
Black711618114
2+ Races555

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

South Vacherie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$68,152$149,167$64,688
Graduate Degree$57,119$0$56,525
High School Graduate$38,472$53,867$26,204
Less Than 9th Grade$0$46,544$0
Overall$56,796$71,528$45,577
Some College$78,201$102,250$45,962

$56,796

Average Earnings

$71,528

Average Male

$45,577

Average Female

South Vacherie Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Vacherie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Vacherie Language

93.21% of South Vacherie residents speak only English, while 6.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.79% of the population.

South Vacherie Language

South Vacherie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8258310.06%
White2,244542.41%

4.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.82%

Male Poverty Rate

4.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Vacherie

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Vacherie is Black, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Vacherie is White, with 2.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.38%.

South Vacherie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.98%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater0.73%
High School0.48%

South Vacherie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.07%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

South Vacherie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Vacherie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$80,536$106,259
Households$75,526$93,698
Married Families$94,412$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,500$37,873

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Vacherie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South Vacherie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Vacherie 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 45-54.

South Vacherie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Vacherie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

119

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam80
Korea6
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

South Vacherie Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7460
55 to 6442
75+16
35 to 541
18 to 340

South Vacherie Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1015.22%
Black182.37%

South Vacherie Veterans by Race

South Vacherie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Vacherie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

South Vacherie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Vacherie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Vacherie 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

99.64%

Born in South Vacherie

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of South Vacherie residents were born in the United States, with 99.64% having been born in Louisiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

South Vacherie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,910-82-2.74%
20232,992-83-2.7%
20223,075-318-9.37%
20213,3931534.72%
20203,240-152-4.48%
20193,392-173-4.85%
20183,565110.31%
20173,554-2-0.06%
20163,556-21-0.59%
20153,577-29-0.8%
20143,6061544.46%
20133,452-172-4.75%
20123,624-40-1.09%
20113,664220.6%
20103,64200%

South Vacherie Population by Year