Welcome, Louisiana Population 2024

832

Welcome is a city located in St. James Parish Louisiana. Welcome has a 2024 population of 832. Welcome is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -11.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 937 in 2020.

The average household income in Welcome is $71,776 with a poverty rate of 22.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Welcome is 39.6 years, 39.7 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Welcome Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 89.06%
  • Two or more races: 10.94%
  • White:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
183.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.21% (-105)
The current population of Welcome, Louisiana is 832 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 937.

Welcome, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American74189.06%
Two or more races9110.94%
White
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Two or more races

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Welcome Population by Race

Welcome Population Pyramid 2024

Welcome Median Age

39.6

Total

39.7

Male

37.9

Female

Welcome Adults

There are 622 adults, (108 of whom are seniors) in Welcome.

Welcome Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Welcome Sex Ratio

Female47657.21%
Male35642.79%

Welcome Population by Age

Welcome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3512.3764.735.3
Non Family153087.612.4
Female1333.4827.172.9
Married653.3287.712.3
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.3

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Welcome 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

Welcome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Welcome Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.56%.

Welcome Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,563

Average Earnings

$145,429

Average Male

$38,125

Average Female

Welcome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Welcome Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Welcome Language

100% of Welcome residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Welcome Language

Welcome Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black74118625.1%
showing: 1 rows

22.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.11%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welcome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welcome is Black, with 25.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welcome is Black, with 25.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.87%.

Welcome Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School40%
Less Than 9th Grade23.33%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Welcome Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed4.93%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Welcome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Welcome Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Welcome Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

21.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.7%

Male Marriage Rate

17.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Welcome Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Welcome 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.

Welcome Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Welcome Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Welcome Veterans by War

count

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Welcome Veterans by Age

count

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Welcome Veterans by Race

Welcome Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Welcome Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Welcome Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Welcome Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Welcome 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

94.47%

Born in Welcome

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Welcome residents were born in the United States, with 94.47% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Welcome Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024832
2023832
2022832-158-15.96%
2021990535.66%
2020937536%
2019884-48-5.15%
201893270.76%
2017925-32-3.34%
2016957-14-1.44%
2015971-43-4.24%
20141,014-193-15.99%
20131,207-105-8%
20121,312-32-2.38%
20111,34454468%
2010800
showing: 15 rows

Welcome Population by Year