Sulphur, Louisiana Population 2022

22,089
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Sulphur is a city located in Calcasieu Parish Louisiana. Sulphur has a 2020 population of 22,089. Sulphur is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,809 in 2010.

The average household income in Sulphur is $65,319 with a poverty rate of 15.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $140,900. The median age in Sulphur is 36.7 years, 35.1 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Sulphur Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sulphurwas:

  • White: 89.97%
  • Black or African American: 5.70%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Sulphur, Louisiana is 22,089 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,809.

Sulphur, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,10489.97%
Black or African American1,1465.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.60%
Asian260.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
Some Other Race930.46%
Two or More Races6313.14%
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Sulphur Population by Race

Sulphur Population Pyramid 2022

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Sulphur Median Age

36.2


Total

35.4


Male

37.1


Female

Sulphur Adults

There are 15,198 adults, (2,861 of whom are seniors) in Sulphur.

Sulphur Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sulphur Sex Ratio

Female

10,652

52.94%

Male

9,470

47.06%

Sulphur Population by Age

Sulphur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sulphur Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
Male71.2%28.8%
All63%37%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family52.2%47.8%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sulphur Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2572.4363
Married3,3423.3476.2
Male3543.4971.2
Female9483.7354.1
Non Family3,6131.1452.2

3.32

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Sulphur Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3292.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,67712.24%
High School Graduate5,06036.92%
Some College3,36824.58%
Associates Degree1,1888.67%
Bachelors Degree1,50210.96%
Graduate Degree5804.23%
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Sulphur Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander222
Native American969627
2+ Races15415430
White12,23410,5261,899
Black781685103
Other Race51426
Hispanic43324039
Asian2617

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

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

Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,828$57,850$22,464
Less Than 9th Grade$25,789$37,798$
High School Graduate$39,543$54,000$22,221
Some College$45,797$57,891$28,617
Bachelors Degree$51,012$83,579$35,536
Graduate Degree$44,000$81,667$

$39,828

Average Earnings

$57,850

Average Male

$22,464

Average Female

Sulphur Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sulphur Language by Age

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Sulphur Language

92.46% of Sulphur residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Sulphur Language

Sulphur Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,09745341.29%
Multiple60123539.10%
Asian26934.62%
White17,0882,17212.71%
Black1,13214112.46%
OtherNaN%

15.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.18%

Male Poverty Rate

18.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sulphur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sulphur is Hispanic, with 41.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sulphur is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

Sulphur Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.02%
High School9.33%
Some College9.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%

Sulphur Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.23%
Male Unemployed30.72%
Female Employed10.49%
Female Unemployed28.98%

Sulphur Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sulphur Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,537$64,017
Families$62,065$72,238
Married Families$71,433-
Non Families$38,574$48,944
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Income by Household Type

Sulphur Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sulphur Married by Age and Sex

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Sulphur 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 35-44.

Sulphur Marital Status by Race

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Sulphur Marital Status

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1,251

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War212
First Gulf War253
Vietnam501
Korea98
World War II55

Sulphur Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34123
35 to 54258
55 to 64305
65 to 74293
75+272

Sulphur Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1688.45%
Black364.01%
Native American1313.54%
Other Race1835.29%
2+ Races165.46%
Hispanic4410.05%

Sulphur Veterans by Race

Sulphur Veterans by Education

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3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sulphur Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sulphur Employment by Age

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Sulphur Employment by Race

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Sulphur 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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77.28%

Born in Sulphur

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Sulphur residents were born in the United States, with 77.28% having been born in Louisiana. 2.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sulphur Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,5040.00%
19505,9962,4925.52%
196011,4295,4336.66%
197014,9593,5302.73%
198019,7094,7502.80%
199020,1254160.21%
200020,5123870.19%
201020,410-102-0.05%
201120,5501400.69%
201220,6901400.68%
201320,8301400.68%
201420,9701400.67%
201521,1101400.67%
201621,2501400.66%
201721,3901400.66%
201821,5301400.65%
201921,6701400.65%
202021,8091390.64%
202121,9491400.64%
202222,0891400.64%

Sulphur Population by Year