St. Martinville, Louisiana Population 2020

5,879

St. Martinville is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,879, it is the 56th largest city in Louisiana and the 4333rd largest city in the United States. St. Martinville is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -3.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,114 in 2010. St. Martinville reached it's highest population of 7,965 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, St. Martinville has a population density of 1,902 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Martinville is $44,156 with a poverty rate of 27.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in St. Martinville is 37.6 years, 33.9 years for males, and 46.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.1 males.

St. Martinville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.25%
  • White: 29.80%
  • Other race: 4.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of St. Martinville, Louisiana is 5,879, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,903.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,114.

St. Martinville, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,86464.25%
White1,79229.80%
Some Other Race2474.11%
Two or More Races911.51%
Asian200.33%

St. Martinville Population Pyramid 2020

St. Martinville Median Age

37.6


Total

33.9


Male

46.6


Female

St. Martinville Adults

There are 4,557 adults, (1,165 of whom are seniors) in St. Martinville.

St. Martinville Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Martinville Sex Ratio

Female

3,231

53.72%

Male

2,783

46.28%

St. Martinville Households and Families

St. Martinville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Martinville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All53%47%
Male51.4%48.6%
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Female38.9%61.1%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3692.553
Non Family1,0401.344.4
Married6233.2180.4
Female5603.6138.9
Male1463.7751.4

3.36

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Martinville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2486.02%
9th to 12th Grade72717.65%
High School Graduate1,64139.85%
Some College91322.17%
Associates Degree2165.25%
Bachelors Degree2556.19%
Graduate Degree1182.87%

St. Martinville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,3021,489100
White1,5561,422233
Hispanic156156
Other Race14514536
Multiple Races48204
Asian2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 24.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,992$28,085$25,300
Less Than High School$20,110$$20,614
High School Grad$25,438$26,925$
Some College$26,144$62,620$25,371
Bachelors Degree$31,083$$29,655
Graduate Degree$$$148,386

$25,992

Average Earnings

$28,085

Average Male

$25,300

Average Female

St. Martinville Language

St. Martinville Language by Age

St. Martinville Language

85.85% of St. Martinville residents speak only English, while 14.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.45% of the population.

St. Martinville Poverty

St. Martinville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,8231,31634.42%
White1,70222613.28%
Multiple816782.72%
Hispanic267176.37%

27.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.67%

Male Poverty Rate

29.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Martinville

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Martinville is Multiple, with 82.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Martinville is Hispanic, with 6.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.72%
High School21.06%
Some College18.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed54.65%
Female Employed11.98%
Male Employed7.41%

St. Martinville Income

St. Martinville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,003$44,156
Families$35,328$49,400
Married Families$57,025-
Non Families$22,768$36,639

St. Martinville Marital Status

St. Martinville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.6%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Martinville Married by Age and Sex

St. Martinville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

St. Martinville Marital Status by Race

St. Martinville Veterans

180

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam62
Second Gulf War30
World War II19
First Gulf War18
Korea7
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7477
35 to 5450
75+26
55 to 6414
18 to 3413
Name Veterans % of Total
White1247.32%
Black411.55%
Other1510.34%
Hispanic138.33%

$St. Martinville Veterans by Education

9.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Martinville Employment Status

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

St. Martinville 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

89.76%

Born in Louisiana

95.26%

Native Born

4.74%

Foreign Born

3.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.26% of St. Martinville residents were born in the United States, with 89.76% having been born in Louisiana. 3.79% 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
20205,879-12-0.20%
20195,891-12-0.20%
20185,903-104-1.73%
20176,007-12-0.20%
20166,019-43-0.71%
20156,062160.26%
20146,046-9-0.15%
20136,055-6-0.10%
20126,061-55-0.90%
20116,116110.18%
20106,105-884-1.34%
20006,989-148-0.21%
19907,137-828-1.09%
19807,9658121.08%
19707,1536851.01%
19606,4680.00%