Thibodaux, Louisiana Population 2024

14,989

Thibodaux is a city located in Lafourche Parish Louisiana. Thibodaux has a 2024 population of 14,989. It is also the county seat of Lafourche Parish.Thibodaux is currently declining at a rate of -1.81% annually and its population has decreased by -5.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,892 in 2020.

The average household income in Thibodaux is $82,055 with a poverty rate of 20.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thibodaux is 33.5 years, 31.9 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Thibodaux Demographics

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

  • White: 63.86%
  • Black or African American: 27.21%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,445.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.68% (-903)
The current population of Thibodaux, Louisiana is 14,989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,892.

Thibodaux, Louisiana Population 2024

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Thibodaux Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,05163.86%
Black or African American4,28327.21%
Two or more races7684.88%
Native American2251.43%
Other race2091.33%
Asian2021.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Thibodaux Population by Race

Thibodaux Population Pyramid 2024

Thibodaux Median Age

33.5

Total

31.9

Male

37.1

Female

Thibodaux Adults

There are 12,427 adults, (2,686 of whom are seniors) in Thibodaux.

Thibodaux Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Thibodaux Sex Ratio

Female7,65248.62%
Male8,08651.38%

Thibodaux Population by Age

Thibodaux Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,9832.3357.342.7
Non Family2,9351.2642.157.9
Married2,2353.1489.410.6
Female6674.217.482.6
Male1462.7856.243.8
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3.28

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thibodaux 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

Thibodaux Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thibodaux Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.18%.

Thibodaux Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,795

Average Earnings

$55,236

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Thibodaux Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thibodaux Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thibodaux Language

94.64% of Thibodaux residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Thibodaux Language

Thibodaux Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,6951,62143.87%
White8,7758719.93%
Multiple71819326.88%
Hispanic57711620.1%
Asian1904523.68%
Other20673.4%
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20.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.84%

Male Poverty Rate

26.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thibodaux

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thibodaux is Black, with 43.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thibodaux is Other, with 3.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.44%.

Thibodaux Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.97%
High School16.47%
Some College11.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.4%
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Thibodaux Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70.45%
Male Unemployed60.23%
Female Employed12.86%
Male Employed2.46%
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Thibodaux Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thibodaux Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thibodaux Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Thibodaux Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thibodaux 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 45-54.

Thibodaux Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thibodaux Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

817

Number of Veterans

781

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

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Thibodaux Veterans by War

count

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Thibodaux Veterans by Age

count

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Thibodaux Veterans by Race

Thibodaux Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thibodaux Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Thibodaux Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thibodaux Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thibodaux 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

84.74%

Born in Thibodaux

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Thibodaux residents were born in the United States, with 84.74% having been born in Louisiana. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Thibodaux Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,604-277-2%
202813,881-277-1.96%
202714,158-277-1.92%
202614,435-277-1.88%
202514,712-277-1.85%
202414,989-277-1.81%
202315,266-277-1.78%
202215,543-277-1.75%
202115,820-72-0.45%
202015,8921,4199.8%
201914,473-114-0.78%
201814,587-112-0.76%
201714,6992291.58%
201614,470380.26%
201514,432-20-0.14%
201414,452180.12%
201314,434-42-0.29%
201214,476-30-0.21%
201114,50620.01%
201014,504730.51%
200014,4313962.82%
199014,035-1,775-11.23%
198015,8107825.2%
197015,0281,62512.12%
196013,4035,67373.39%
19507,7301,87932.11%
19405,8511,40931.72%
19304,44291625.98%
19203,526-298-7.79%
19103,82457117.55%
19003,253
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Thibodaux Population by Year