St. Joseph, Louisiana Population 2020

969

St. Joseph is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 969, it is the 172nd largest city in Louisiana and the 10451st largest city in the United States. St. Joseph is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -17.60% 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 1,088 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Joseph is $23,498 with a poverty rate of 42.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $449 per month, and the median house value is $35,200. The median age in St. Joseph is 42.4 years, 25.5 years for males, and 54 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.9 males.

St. Joseph Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.63%
  • White: 22.01%
  • Two or more races: 0.35%
  • 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 969, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 999.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,176.

St. Joseph, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American66377.63%
White18822.01%
Two or More Races30.35%

St. Joseph Population Pyramid 2020

St. Joseph Median Age

42.4


Total

25.5


Male

54


Female

St. Joseph Adults

There are 649 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph.

St. Joseph Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph Sex Ratio

Female

472

55.27%

Male

382

44.73%

St. Joseph Households and Families

St. Joseph Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Joseph Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
All57.9%42.1%
Male52.6%47.4%
Female26.6%73.4%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3752.2357.9
Non Family2081.1761.5
Female794.0326.6
Married692.8784.1
Male193.9552.6

3.5

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

10.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Joseph Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade488.82%
9th to 12th Grade8215.07%
High School Graduate24545.04%
Some College11320.77%
Associates Degree173.13%
Bachelors Degree295.33%
Graduate Degree101.84%

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black43031932
White107884
Hispanic84
Multiple Races333

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,750$28,250$16,929
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$16,089$$16,290
Some College$18,750$$16,875
Bachelors Degree$25,417$$22,188
Graduate Degree$$$

$17,750

Average Earnings

$28,250

Average Male

$16,929

Average Female

St. Joseph Language

St. Joseph Language by Age

St. Joseph Language

99.49% of St. Joseph residents speak only English, while 0.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

St. Joseph Poverty

St. Joseph Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black65533951.76%
White173126.94%

42.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.67%

Male Poverty Rate

43.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is Black, with 51.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is White, with 6.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.81%.

Name Poverty
High School35.04%
Less Than High School33.33%
Some College26.15%
Bachelors or Greater15.38%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.15%
Female Unemployed24.32%
Male Employed22.22%
Female Employed16.07%

St. Joseph Income

St. Joseph Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$20,281$23,498
Families$25,764$28,384
Married Families$31,705-
Non Families$13,182$19,506

St. Joseph Marital Status

St. Joseph Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.4%

Male Marriage Rate

23.1%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph Married by Age and Sex

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

St. Joseph Veterans

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$St. Joseph Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph Employment Status

41.8%

Labor Force Participation

34.3%

Employment Rate

17.8%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph 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

76.23%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of St. Joseph residents were born in the United States, with 76.23% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020969-15-1.52%
2019984-15-1.50%
2018999-26-2.54%
20171,025-15-1.44%
20161,040-22-2.07%
20151,062-17-1.58%
20141,079-17-1.55%
20131,096-17-1.53%
20121,113-23-2.02%
20111,136-35-2.99%
20101,1710.00%