Waggaman, Louisiana Population 2022

9,799
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Waggaman is a city located in Louisiana. Waggaman has a 2020 population of 9,799. Waggaman is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,835 in 2010.

The average household income in Waggaman is $56,272 with a poverty rate of 25.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,184 per month, and the median house value is $114,800. The median age in Waggaman is 37.5 years, 38 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Waggaman Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waggamanwas:

  • Black or African American: 72.76%
  • White: 23.19%
  • Other race: 1.60%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waggaman, Louisiana is 9,799 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,835.

Waggaman, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,53223.19%
Black or African American7,94372.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1060.97%
Some Other Race1751.60%
Two or More Races1611.47%
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Waggaman Population by Race

Waggaman Population Pyramid 2022

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Waggaman Median Age

35.5


Total

34.8


Male

36.9


Female

Waggaman Adults

There are 8,228 adults, (1,869 of whom are seniors) in Waggaman.

Waggaman Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Waggaman Sex Ratio

Female

6,169

56.51%

Male

4,748

43.49%

Waggaman Population by Age

Waggaman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waggaman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
Non Family91.2%8.8%
All76.1%23.9%
Female47.6%52.4%
Male37.1%62.9%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waggaman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8832.8176.1
Married1,2643.0294.1
Male3562.9437.1
Female9864.7447.6
Non Family1,2771.0891.2

3.55

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Waggaman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3845.68%
9th to 12th Grade84312.48%
High School Graduate2,69339.86%
Some College1,69625.10%
Associates Degree3114.60%
Bachelors Degree6018.90%
Graduate Degree2283.37%
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Waggaman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waggaman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,4953,695676
White1,7081,506153
Native American6161
2+ Races4343
Other Race147132
Hispanic463253

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.04%.

Waggaman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,397$42,902$30,208
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,038$48,220$24,773
Some College$32,252$56,081$28,865
Bachelors Degree$48,989$64,028$48,750
Graduate Degree$32,299$31,836$43,889

$36,397

Average Earnings

$42,902

Average Male

$30,208

Average Female

Waggaman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waggaman Language by Age

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Waggaman Language

94.64% of Waggaman residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Waggaman Language

Waggaman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,9272,60432.85%
White2,1631537.07%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic613111.79%

25.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.15%

Male Poverty Rate

25.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waggaman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waggaman is Black, with 32.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waggaman is Hispanic, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.94%.

Waggaman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.36%
High School23.95%
Some College9.47%
Bachelors or Greater14.72%

Waggaman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.19%
Male Unemployed65.14%
Female Employed11.39%
Female Unemployed85.35%

Waggaman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waggaman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,793$55,908
Families$61,164$63,498
Married Families$73,958-
Non Families$26,981$35,194
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Income by Household Type

Waggaman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Waggaman Married by Age and Sex

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Waggaman 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 55-64.

Waggaman Marital Status by Race

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Waggaman Marital Status

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448

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War138
Vietnam81
Korea17
World War II9

Waggaman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 54129
55 to 64184
65 to 7486
75+29

Waggaman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1949.26%
Black2544.39%

Waggaman Veterans by Race

Waggaman Veterans by Education

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8.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waggaman Veterans by Education

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58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Waggaman Employment by Age

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Waggaman Employment by Race

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Waggaman 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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84.69%

Born in Waggaman

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Waggaman residents were born in the United States, with 84.69% having been born in Louisiana. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waggaman Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201010,0150.00%
20119,997-18-0.18%
20129,979-18-0.18%
20139,961-18-0.18%
20149,943-18-0.18%
20159,925-18-0.18%
20169,907-18-0.18%
20179,889-18-0.18%
20189,871-18-0.18%
20199,853-18-0.18%
20209,835-18-0.18%
20219,817-18-0.18%
20229,799-18-0.18%

Waggaman Population by Year