Waterproof, Louisiana Population 2024

445

Waterproof is a city located in Tensas Parish Louisiana. Waterproof has a 2024 population of 445. Waterproof is currently declining at a rate of -5.72% annually and its population has decreased by -17.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 537 in 2020.

The average household income in Waterproof is $27,105 with a poverty rate of 74.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waterproof is 37 years, 57.8 years for males, and 18.8 years for females.

Waterproof Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 85.1%
  • White: 7.95%
  • Asian: 5.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
638.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-17.13% (-92)
The current population of Waterproof, Louisiana is 445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 537.

Waterproof, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American51485.1%
White487.95%
Asian345.63%
Two or more races81.32%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Waterproof Population by Race

Waterproof Population Pyramid 2024

Waterproof Median Age

37

Total

57.8

Male

18.8

Female

Waterproof Adults

There are 416 adults, (154 of whom are seniors) in Waterproof.

Waterproof Age Dependency

130.5

Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterproof Sex Ratio

Female43371.69%
Male17128.31%

Waterproof Population by Age

Waterproof Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1913.1663.436.6
Non Family1291.0458.141.9
Female3810.7171.128.9
Married191.8473.726.3
Male55.61000
showing: 5 rows

7.58

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waterproof 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

Waterproof Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waterproof Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 26.23%.

Waterproof Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$22,318

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$22,455

Average Female

Waterproof Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterproof Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waterproof Language

99.26% of Waterproof residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Waterproof Language

Waterproof Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black51440979.57%
Asian3434100%
Multiple88100%
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74.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

61.99%

Male Poverty Rate

79.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterproof

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterproof is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterproof is Black, with 79.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 91.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 81.3%.

Waterproof Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater89.06%
Less Than 9th Grade77.36%
Some College60.34%
High School27.34%
showing: 4 rows

Waterproof Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed16.33%
Female Employed1.79%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Waterproof Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterproof Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waterproof Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

9.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

10.9%

Male Marriage Rate

8.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterproof Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waterproof 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 45-54.

Waterproof Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waterproof Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Waterproof Veterans by War

count

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Waterproof Veterans by Age

count

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Waterproof Veterans by Race

Waterproof Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterproof Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

28%

Labor Force Participation

24.9%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Waterproof Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waterproof Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waterproof 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

73.34%

Born in Waterproof

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Waterproof residents were born in the United States, with 73.34% having been born in Louisiana. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waterproof Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029310-27-8.01%
2028337-27-7.42%
2027364-27-6.91%
2026391-27-6.46%
2025418-27-6.07%
2024445-27-5.72%
2023472-27-5.41%
2022499-27-5.13%
2021526-11-2.05%
2020537-15-2.72%
2019552-18-3.16%
2018570-16-2.73%
2017586-12-2.01%
2016598-17-2.76%
2015615-11-1.76%
2014626-12-1.88%
2013638-10-1.54%
2012648-12-1.82%
2011660-19-2.8%
2010679
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Waterproof Population by Year