Waggaman, Louisiana Population 2020

9,866

Waggaman is a city located in Louisiana. Waggaman has a 2020 population of 9,866. Waggaman is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,015 in 2010. Waggaman reached it's highest population of 10,015 in 2010.

The average household income in Waggaman is $54,553 with a poverty rate of 26.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,059 per month, and the median house value is $108,900. The median age in Waggaman is 37.3 years, 37.3 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.1 males.

Waggaman Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.52%
  • White: 28.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Native American: 1.19%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waggaman, Louisiana is 9,866, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,866.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,015.

Waggaman, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,46465.52%
White2,85628.95%
Two or More Races2742.78%
Some Other Race1551.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native1171.19%

Waggaman Population Pyramid 2020

Waggaman Median Age

37.3


Total

37.3


Male

37.3


Female

Waggaman Adults

There are 7,537 adults, (1,328 of whom are seniors) in Waggaman.

Waggaman Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Waggaman Sex Ratio

Female

5,218

52.89%

Male

4,648

47.11%

Waggaman Households and Families

Waggaman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waggaman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
All72%28%
Male60.2%39.8%
Female47.9%52.1%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3622.9372
Married1,5173.0286.8
Female8914.0347.9
Non Family6951.1174.7
Male2593.5460.2

3.31

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waggaman Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3345.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,00115.66%
High School Graduate2,51839.39%
Some College1,32220.68%
Associates Degree2804.38%
Bachelors Degree73411.48%
Graduate Degree2033.18%

Waggaman Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,8652,959548
White2,0921,818353
Hispanic306199
Other Race997218
Native American5837
Multiple Races505018

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 36.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,037$40,325$26,225
Less Than High School$16,711$17,007$
High School Grad$29,437$41,528$23,883
Some College$30,200$46,146$23,662
Bachelors Degree$45,863$45,236$47,051
Graduate Degree$56,146$$28,654

$31,037

Average Earnings

$40,325

Average Male

$26,225

Average Female

Waggaman Language

Waggaman Language by Age

Waggaman Language

95.01% of Waggaman residents speak only English, while 4.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.37% of the population.

Waggaman Poverty

Waggaman Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,4472,34636.39%
White2,50725710.25%
Multiple2743312.04%
Hispanic513101.95%

26.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.80%

Male Poverty Rate

29.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waggaman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waggaman is Black, with 36.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waggaman is Hispanic, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.30%
High School16.96%
Some College11.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.34%
Male Unemployed55.70%
Female Employed15.77%
Male Employed2.50%

Waggaman Income

Waggaman Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,906$54,553
Families$51,763$59,444
Married Families$68,465-
Non Families$23,675$29,506

Waggaman Marital Status

Waggaman Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Waggaman Married by Age and Sex

Waggaman 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.

Waggaman Marital Status by Race

Waggaman Veterans

297

Number of Veterans

242

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War98
Vietnam81
Second Gulf War32
Korea31
World War II10

$Waggaman Veterans by Education

29.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waggaman Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

16.5%

Unemployment Rate

Waggaman 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

85.91%

Born in Louisiana

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.18% of Waggaman residents were born in the United States, with 85.91% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,8660.00%
20199,8660.00%
20189,8661541.59%
20179,712390.40%
20169,6733393.63%
20159,334-523-5.31%
20149,857-113-1.13%
20139,9701972.02%
20129,773690.71%
20119,704-311-3.11%
201010,0150.00%