Waterproof, Louisiana Population 2020

545

Waterproof is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 545, it is the 219th largest city in Louisiana and the 12943rd largest city in the United States. Waterproof is currently declining at a rate of -2.15% annually and its population has decreased by -20.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 688 in 2010. Waterproof reached it's highest population of 679 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Waterproof has a population density of 782 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waterproof is $29,480 with a poverty rate of 53.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $478 per month, and the median house value is $52,800. The median age in Waterproof is 40.1 years, 42.1 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Waterproof Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 89.73%
  • White: 7.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Waterproof, Louisiana is 545, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 569.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 688.

Waterproof, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American62989.73%
White547.70%
Two or More Races142.00%
Asian40.57%

Waterproof Population Pyramid 2020

Waterproof Median Age

40.1


Total

42.1


Male

37.8


Female

Waterproof Adults

There are 527 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Waterproof.

Waterproof Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterproof Sex Ratio

Female

344

49.07%

Male

357

50.93%

Waterproof Households and Families

Waterproof Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waterproof Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female70.4%29.6%
All59.6%40.4%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Married37.7%62.3%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2822.4959.6
Non Family1351.357.8
Female813.6470.4
Married533.7437.7
Male132.54100

3.5

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

13.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waterproof Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.85%
9th to 12th Grade12025.37%
High School Graduate20142.49%
Some College8117.12%
Associates Degree255.29%
Bachelors Degree234.86%
Graduate Degree194.02%

Waterproof Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black44632642
White2323
Asian4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 9.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,500$13,929$21,563
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$15,313$14,688$16,406
Some College$15,417$12,946$21,250
Bachelors Degree$42,917$$
Graduate Degree$88,000$$88,000

$16,500

Average Earnings

$13,929

Average Male

$21,563

Average Female

Waterproof Language

Waterproof Language by Age

Waterproof Language

99.42% of Waterproof residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Waterproof Poverty

Waterproof Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black62931249.60%
White544277.78%
Multiple1414100.00%
Asian44100.00%

53.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

56.02%

Male Poverty Rate

50.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterproof

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterproof is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterproof is Black, with 49.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 71.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School80.65%
High School49.75%
Some College32.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed45.60%
Female Employed10.58%

Waterproof Income

Waterproof Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$17,500$29,480
Families$19,688$34,267
Married Families--
Non Families$12,938$23,170

Waterproof Marital Status

Waterproof Marital Status

Marriage Rates

17.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.8%

Male Marriage Rate

20.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterproof Married by Age and Sex

Waterproof 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 35-44.

Waterproof Marital Status by Race

Waterproof Veterans

33

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War22
Vietnam8
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3414
65 to 748
35 to 548
75+3
55 to 64

$Waterproof Veterans by Education

24.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterproof Employment Status

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Waterproof 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

87.73%

Born in Louisiana

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.15% of Waterproof residents were born in the United States, with 87.73% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020545-12-2.15%
2019557-12-2.11%
2018569-16-2.74%
2017585-12-2.01%
2016597-17-2.77%
2015614-11-1.76%
2014625-12-1.88%
2013637-9-1.39%
2012646-14-2.12%
2011660-19-2.80%
20106790.00%