Thibodaux, Louisiana Population 2020

15,056

Thibodaux is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 15,056, it is the 21st largest city in Louisiana and the 2300th largest city in the United States. Thibodaux is currently growing at a rate of 1.62% annually and its population has increased by 3.36% 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 2,457 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thibodaux is $58,571 with a poverty rate of 19.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $762 per month, and the median house value is $152,500. The median age in Thibodaux is 32.6 years, 31.8 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.7 males.

Thibodaux Demographics

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

  • White: 63.73%
  • Black or African American: 30.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thibodaux, Louisiana is 15,056, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,576.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,566.

Thibodaux, Louisiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020207,622-757-0.36%
2019208,379-757-0.36%
2018209,136-757-0.36%
2017209,893-1,586-0.76%
2016211,479-640-0.30%
2015212,1197430.35%
2014211,3761,3980.66%
2013209,9781,1120.53%
2012208,8661820.09%
2011208,6844380.21%
2010208,2460.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,25063.73%
Black or African American4,42230.47%
Two or More Races4292.96%
Some Other Race1971.36%
Asian1951.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.15%

Thibodaux Population Pyramid 2020

Thibodaux Median Age

32.6


Total

31.8


Male

33.6


Female

Thibodaux Adults

There are 11,694 adults, (2,397 of whom are seniors) in Thibodaux.

Thibodaux Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Thibodaux Sex Ratio

Female

7,857

54.13%

Male

6,658

45.87%

Thibodaux Households and Families

Thibodaux Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Thibodaux Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All51.2%48.8%
Male41.2%58.8%
Female39.5%60.5%
Non Family34.5%65.5%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6922.2851.2
Non Family2,6411.2134.5
Married1,8313.2182.8
Female1,0043.0739.5
Male2163.8141.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Thibodaux Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5846.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,29914.34%
High School Graduate2,58928.58%
Some College1,68518.60%
Associates Degree3744.13%
Bachelors Degree1,65418.26%
Graduate Degree8739.64%

Thibodaux Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1155,2462,179
Black2,4911,674241
Hispanic20511322
Multiple Races1838633
Other Race65
Asian656552
Native American168

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 80.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,832$46,278$29,913
Less Than High School$26,425$31,201$20,938
High School Grad$30,167$42,552$15,152
Some College$26,550$45,188$24,438
Bachelors Degree$43,389$58,750$41,798
Graduate Degree$52,404$70,025$44,038

$35,832

Average Earnings

$46,278

Average Male

$29,913

Average Female

Thibodaux Language

Thibodaux Language by Age

Thibodaux Language

91.83% of Thibodaux residents speak only English, while 8.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.20% of the population.

Thibodaux Poverty

Thibodaux Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,8201,33134.84%
White8,2441,04612.69%
Multiple3867719.95%
Hispanic3765915.69%
Asian1813519.34%
Other1762011.36%

19.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.70%

Male Poverty Rate

21.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thibodaux

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thibodaux is Black, with 34.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thibodaux is Other, with 11.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.30%
High School16.37%
Some College14.00%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.62%
Male Unemployed40.61%
Female Employed16.07%
Male Employed6.89%

Thibodaux Income

Thibodaux Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,375$58,571
Families$54,846$77,822
Married Families$95,451-
Non Families$25,222$34,307

Thibodaux Marital Status

Thibodaux Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Thibodaux Married by Age and Sex

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

Thibodaux Veterans

694

Number of Veterans

629

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War233
Vietnam224
Second Gulf War97
Korea80
World War II17
Name Veterans % of Total
White4996.28%
Black1574.85%
2 or More3815.45%
Hispanic30.92%

$Thibodaux Veterans by Education

3.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thibodaux Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Thibodaux 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

85.37%

Born in Louisiana

96.87%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

2.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.87% of Thibodaux residents were born in the United States, with 85.37% having been born in Louisiana. 2.62% 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
202015,0562401.62%
201914,8162401.65%
201814,576-104-0.71%
201714,6802401.66%
201614,440350.24%
201514,405-21-0.15%
201414,426140.10%
201314,412-50-0.35%
201214,462-31-0.21%
201114,4930.00%
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%