Thibodaux, Louisiana Population 2021

14,173
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Thibodaux is a city located in Lafourche Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 14,173, it is the 22nd largest city in Louisiana and the 2404th largest city in the United States . Thibodaux is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -2.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,566 in 2010. Thibodaux reached it's highest population of 15,810 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Thibodaux has a population density of 2,313 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thibodaux is $61,488 with a poverty rate of 21.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $816 per month, and the median house value is $166,800. The median age in Thibodaux is 30.6 years, 30 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Thibodaux Demographics

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

  • White: 60.12%
  • Black or African American: 35.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.35%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thibodaux, Louisiana is 14,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,551.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,566.

Thibodaux, Louisiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021205,937-1,069-0.52%
2020207,006-1,069-0.52%
2019208,075-1,069-0.51%
2018209,144-802-0.38%
2017209,946-1,566-0.75%
2016211,512-619-0.29%
2015212,1317630.36%
2014211,3681,3850.66%
2013209,9831,0980.52%
2012208,8851720.08%
2011208,7134620.22%
2010208,2510.00%

Thibodaux Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,71460.12%
Black or African American5,11835.31%
Two or More Races3412.35%
Some Other Race1651.14%
Asian1150.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.28%
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Thibodaux Population by Race

Thibodaux Population Pyramid $2021

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Thibodaux Median Age

30.6


Total

30


Male

31.5


Female

Thibodaux Adults

There are 11,197 adults, (2,226 of whom are seniors) in Thibodaux.

Thibodaux Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Thibodaux Sex Ratio

Female

7,695

53.09%

Male

6,799

46.91%

Thibodaux Population by Age

Thibodaux Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thibodaux Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male56.8%43.2%
All48%52%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Female23.8%76.2%

48.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thibodaux Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5482.3348
Non Family2,5831.2833.3
Married1,8413.280.8
Female9763.2923.8
Male1483.5956.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Thibodaux Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3804.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,06612.34%
High School Graduate2,62130.35%
Some College1,73020.03%
Associates Degree2763.20%
Bachelors Degree1,67319.37%
Graduate Degree89110.32%
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Thibodaux Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thibodaux Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7445,0872,167
Black2,5771,910329
Hispanic19310621
2+ Races705014
Other Race50
Asian474733
Native American227

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 asian people with a rate of 70.21%.

Thibodaux Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,698$45,582$30,508
Less Than 9th Grade$19,821$22,697$
High School Graduate$30,833$40,716$15,732
Some College$26,500$45,227$23,445
Bachelors Degree$48,304$72,946$42,547
Graduate Degree$50,000$69,732$42,454

$37,698

Average Earnings

$45,582

Average Male

$30,508

Average Female

Thibodaux Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thibodaux Language by Age

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Thibodaux Language

93.63% of Thibodaux residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.90% of the population.

Thibodaux Language

Thibodaux Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,5271,70337.62%
White7,69494212.24%
Multiple2949732.99%
Hispanic3116019.29%
Asian1013837.62%
Other1451711.72%

21.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.41%

Male Poverty Rate

24.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thibodaux

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thibodaux is Asian, with 37.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thibodaux is Other, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.08%.

Thibodaux Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.39%
High School18.98%
Some College16.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%

Thibodaux Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed71.88%
Male Unemployed28.89%
Female Employed15.20%
Male Employed6.26%

Thibodaux Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thibodaux Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,269$61,488
Families$55,773$81,182
Married Families$90,114-
Non Families$27,285$37,041
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Income by Household Type

Thibodaux Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Thibodaux Married by Age and Sex

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Thibodaux Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Thibodaux Marital Status by Race

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Thibodaux Marital Status

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648

Number of Veterans

614

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War235
Vietnam211
Korea98
Second Gulf War88
World War II15

Thibodaux Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54259
75+199
65 to 74112
18 to 3451
55 to 6427

Thibodaux Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4175.70%
Black2236.29%
2+ Races85.76%

Thibodaux Veterans by Race

Thibodaux Veterans by Education

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3.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thibodaux Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Thibodaux Employment by Age

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Thibodaux Employment by Race

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Thibodaux 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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86.65%

Born in Thibodaux

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

2.13%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of Thibodaux residents were born in the United States, with 86.65% having been born in Louisiana. 2.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thibodaux Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,173-126-0.88%
202014,299-126-0.87%
201914,425-126-0.87%
201814,551-111-0.76%
201714,6622241.55%
201614,438360.25%
201514,402-24-0.17%
201414,426140.10%
201314,412-46-0.32%
201214,458-33-0.23%
201114,491-2-0.01%
201014,493620.04%
200014,4313960.28%
199014,035-1,775-1.18%
198015,8107820.51%
197015,0281,6251.15%
196013,4035,6735.66%
19507,7301,8792.82%
19405,8511,4092.79%
19304,4429162.34%
19203,526-298-0.81%
19103,8245711.63%
19003,2530.00%

Thibodaux Population by Year