Terrytown, Louisiana Population 2020

24,244

Terrytown is a city located in Louisiana. Terrytown has a 2020 population of 24,244. Terrytown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,319 in 2010. Terrytown reached it's highest population of 24,959 in 2016.

The average household income in Terrytown is $62,654 with a poverty rate of 23.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $159,400. The median age in Terrytown is 33 years, 33.8 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.

Terrytown Demographics

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

  • White: 40.02%
  • Black or African American: 39.95%
  • Other race: 11.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.47%
  • Asian: 3.34%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Terrytown, Louisiana is 24,244, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,244.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,319.

Terrytown, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,70240.02%
Black or African American9,68639.95%
Some Other Race2,78011.47%
Two or More Races1,0844.47%
Asian8093.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1830.75%

Terrytown Population Pyramid 2020

Terrytown Median Age

33


Total

33.8


Male

32.1


Female

Terrytown Adults

There are 17,291 adults, (2,676 of whom are seniors) in Terrytown.

Terrytown Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Terrytown Sex Ratio

Female

12,280

50.65%

Male

11,964

49.35%

Terrytown Households and Families

Terrytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Terrytown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.3%36.7%
All49.2%50.8%
Non Family45%55%
Male32.3%67.7%
Female30.4%69.6%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4742.8649.2
Married3,5713.6863.3
Non Family2,7501.1845
Female1,3613.8630.4
Male7923.2232.3

3.56

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Terrytown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,61110.64%
9th to 12th Grade1,55610.28%
High School Graduate5,31235.10%
Some College3,44322.75%
Associates Degree7354.86%
Bachelors Degree1,91712.67%
Graduate Degree5603.70%

Terrytown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0415,2201,431
Black5,2804,432663
Hispanic3,0171,722231
Other Race1,59279272
Asian57440576
Multiple Races39528052
Native American12510460

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 48.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,725$30,277$25,281
Less Than High School$20,920$22,710$10,495
High School Grad$25,507$31,789$19,507
Some College$28,936$28,714$30,208
Bachelors Degree$42,003$41,170$47,019
Graduate Degree$57,500$55,875$57,853

$27,725

Average Earnings

$30,277

Average Male

$25,281

Average Female

Terrytown Language

Terrytown Language by Age

Terrytown Language

70.96% of Terrytown residents speak only English, while 29.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.03% of the population.

Terrytown Poverty

Terrytown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6743,04731.50%
Hispanic5,3241,53328.79%
Other2,78085530.76%
White7,88779610.09%
Multiple1,08423621.77%
Asian809161.98%

23.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.85%

Male Poverty Rate

25.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terrytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terrytown is Black, with 31.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terrytown is Asian, with 1.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.13%
Some College16.54%
High School12.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.58%
Male Unemployed22.77%
Female Employed12.22%
Male Employed11.27%

Terrytown Income

Terrytown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,823$62,654
Families$51,862$69,184
Married Families$59,713-
Non Families$33,434$45,312

Terrytown Marital Status

Terrytown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Terrytown Married by Age and Sex

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

Terrytown Veterans

1,294

Number of Veterans

1,223

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam303
First Gulf War293
Second Gulf War281
Korea145
World War II73
Name Veterans % of Total
White94312.06%
Black3115.02%
Hispanic1423.95%
Other211.08%
2 or More122.30%
Asian71.03%

$Terrytown Veterans by Education

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terrytown Employment Status

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Terrytown 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

63.49%

Born in Louisiana

79.46%

Native Born

20.54%

Foreign Born

16.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.46% of Terrytown residents were born in the United States, with 63.49% having been born in Louisiana. 16.02% 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
202024,2440.00%
201924,2440.00%
201824,244280.12%
201724,216-743-2.98%
201624,959490.20%
201524,9101,0104.23%
201423,900-318-1.31%
201324,2187263.09%
201223,4928713.85%
201122,621-698-2.99%
201023,3190.00%