Terrytown, Louisiana Population 2024

26,105

Terrytown is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Terrytown has a 2024 population of 26,105. Terrytown is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,044 in 2020.

The average household income in Terrytown is $72,553 with a poverty rate of 16.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Terrytown is 33.9 years, 33.2 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Terrytown Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 40.49%
  • White: 31.71%
  • Other race: 16.06%
  • Two or more races: 7.33%
  • Asian: 3.95%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,120.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.23% (61)
The current population of Terrytown, Louisiana is 26,105 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,044.

Terrytown, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American10,56940.49%
White8,27831.71%
Other race4,19316.06%
Two or more races1,9137.33%
Asian1,0313.95%
Native American1210.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Terrytown Population by Race

Terrytown Population Pyramid 2024

Terrytown Median Age

33.9

Total

33.2

Male

34.3

Female

Terrytown Adults

There are 18,691 adults, (2,829 of whom are seniors) in Terrytown.

Terrytown Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Terrytown Sex Ratio

Female12,88649.36%
Male13,21950.64%

Terrytown Population by Age

Terrytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,8142.9646.453.6
Married3,3174.0369.630.4
Non Family3,1481.1834.565.5
Female1,4264.2127.872.2
Male9233.2532.267.8
showing: 5 rows

3.82

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Terrytown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Terrytown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Terrytown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.89%.

Terrytown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,215

Average Earnings

$34,088

Average Male

$34,562

Average Female

Terrytown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Terrytown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Terrytown Language

67.79% of Terrytown residents speak only English, while 32.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.46% of the population.

Terrytown Language

Terrytown Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,9312,14727.07%
Black10,5391,85317.58%
Other4,1821,09226.11%
White6,7173725.54%
Multiple1,90933617.6%
Asian1,031222.13%
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16.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.09%

Male Poverty Rate

14.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terrytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terrytown is Hispanic, with 27.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terrytown is Asian, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.8%.

Terrytown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22%
Some College13.06%
High School12.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%
showing: 4 rows

Terrytown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.03%
Male Unemployed34.48%
Male Employed12.75%
Female Employed8.24%
showing: 4 rows

Terrytown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Terrytown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Terrytown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Terrytown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Terrytown 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 45-54.

Terrytown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Terrytown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,049

Number of Veterans

923

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

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Terrytown Veterans by War

count

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Terrytown Veterans by Age

count

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Terrytown Veterans by Race

Terrytown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terrytown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Terrytown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Terrytown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Terrytown 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

65.42%

Born in Terrytown

77.71%

Native Born

22.29%

Foreign Born

16.38%

Non Citizen

5.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.71% of Terrytown residents were born in the United States, with 65.42% having been born in Louisiana. 16.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Terrytown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202426,105
202326,105
202226,1057172.82%
202125,388-656-2.52%
202026,0441,0914.37%
201924,9537092.92%
201824,244280.12%
201724,216-743-2.98%
201624,959490.2%
201524,9101,0104.23%
201423,900-318-1.31%
201324,2187263.09%
201223,4928713.85%
201122,621-698-2.99%
201023,319
showing: 15 rows

Terrytown Population by Year