St. Joseph, Louisiana Population 2021

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St. Joseph is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 915, it is the 173rd largest city in Louisiana and the 10681st largest city in the United States . St. Joseph is currently declining at a rate of -3.07% annually and its population has decreased by -22.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,176 in 2010. St. Joseph reached it's highest population of 1,171 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, St. Joseph has a population density of 1,028 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Joseph is $24,310 with a poverty rate of 37.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $564 per month, and the median house value is $37,800. The median age in St. Joseph is 39.6 years, 27.3 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

St. Joseph Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Joseph was:

  • Black or African American: 73.88%
  • White: 25.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of St. Joseph, Louisiana is 915 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,002.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,176.

St. Joseph, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American67673.88%
White23725.90%
Two or More Races20.22%
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St. Joseph Population by Race

St. Joseph Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Joseph Median Age

39.6


Total

27.3


Male

49.4


Female

St. Joseph Adults

There are 645 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph.

St. Joseph Age Dependency

98.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph Sex Ratio

Female

485

53.01%

Male

430

46.99%

St. Joseph Population by Age

St. Joseph Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Joseph Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
All60.2%39.8%
Male58.3%41.7%
Female21.9%78.1%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Joseph Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3772.3860.2
Non Family1771.0963.8
Married1032.6481.6
Female734.4721.9
Male244.3858.3

3.44

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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St. Joseph Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade386.56%
9th to 12th Grade10417.96%
High School Graduate26846.29%
Some College10117.44%
Associates Degree152.59%
Bachelors Degree488.29%
Graduate Degree50.86%
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St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black43032238
White14511113
Hispanic22
2+ Races222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,500$30,952$17,177
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,530$$16,789
Some College$20,192$$
Bachelors Degree$32,778$$28,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$17,500

Average Earnings

$30,952

Average Male

$17,177

Average Female

St. Joseph Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Joseph Language by Age

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St. Joseph Language

100.00% of St. Joseph residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

St. Joseph Language

St. Joseph Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black67231046.13%
White2202812.73%

37.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.28%

Male Poverty Rate

39.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is Black, with 46.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is White, with 12.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.19%.

St. Joseph Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.03%
High School34.52%
Some College18.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Unemployed34.09%
Male Employed20.31%
Female Employed12.00%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Joseph Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,496$24,310
Families$27,250$29,485
Married Families$30,625-
Non Families$14,583$18,197
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Income by Household Type

St. Joseph Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph Married by Age and Sex

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St. Joseph 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.

St. Joseph Marital Status by Race

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St. Joseph Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

St. Joseph Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

St. Joseph Veterans by Age

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St. Joseph Veterans by Race

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

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44.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.6%

Employment Rate

20.6%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph Employment by Age

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St. Joseph Employment by Race

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St. Joseph 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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75.30%

Born in St. Joseph

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of St. Joseph residents were born in the United States, with 75.30% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

St. Joseph Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021915-29-3.07%
2020944-29-2.98%
2019973-29-2.89%
20181,002-22-2.15%
20171,024-17-1.63%
20161,041-23-2.16%
20151,064-17-1.57%
20141,081-16-1.46%
20131,097-18-1.61%
20121,115-21-1.85%
20111,136-35-2.99%
20101,1710.00%

St. Joseph Population by Year