Violet, Louisiana Population 2024

4,748

Violet is a city located in St. Bernard Parish Louisiana. Violet has a 2024 population of 4,748. Violet is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -21.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,086 in 2020.

The average household income in Violet is $62,921 with a poverty rate of 19.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Violet is 34.4 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Violet Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.19%
  • White: 29.8%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,209.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-21.98% (-1,338)
The current population of Violet, Louisiana is 4,748 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,086.

Violet, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,09565.19%
White1,41529.8%
Two or more races1553.26%
Other race831.75%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Violet Population by Race

Violet Population Pyramid 2024

Violet Median Age

34.4

Total

34.1

Male

35.7

Female

Violet Adults

There are 3,326 adults, (610 of whom are seniors) in Violet.

Violet Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Violet Sex Ratio

Female2,61255.01%
Male2,13644.99%

Violet Population by Age

Violet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6272.9177.822.2
Married5723.6988.511.5
Non Family5371.0177.522.5
Female4783.9663.636.4
Male404.681000
showing: 5 rows

3.71

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Violet 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

Violet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Violet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 82.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.01%.

Violet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,647

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$31,950

Average Female

Violet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Violet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Violet Language

96.07% of Violet residents speak only English, while 3.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.7% of the population.

Violet Language

Violet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,09584227.21%
Hispanic3886115.72%
White1,237362.91%
Multiple1552616.77%
Other83910.84%
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19.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Violet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Violet is Black, with 27.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Violet is White, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.22%.

Violet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.05%
High School12.91%
Some College11.58%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Violet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed12.61%
Female Employed3.87%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Violet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Violet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Violet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Violet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Violet 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 55-64.

Violet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Violet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

118

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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Violet Veterans by War

count

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Violet Veterans by Age

count

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Violet Veterans by Race

Violet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Violet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Violet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Violet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Violet 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

86.39%

Born in Violet

98.1%

Native Born

1.9%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.1% of Violet residents were born in the United States, with 86.39% having been born in Louisiana. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Violet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,748
20234,748
20224,748-571-10.74%
20215,319-767-12.6%
20206,0863315.75%
20195,7553316.1%
20185,424-281-4.93%
20175,705841.49%
20165,621-498-8.14%
20156,119170.28%
20146,1021362.28%
20135,9665159.45%
20125,4514288.52%
20115,023501.01%
20104,973
showing: 15 rows

Violet Population by Year