Acadia Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Acadia Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 61,707 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Acadia Parish, Louisiana is the 19th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 61,877 and has seen a growth of -0.27% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202161,707-169-0.27%
202061,876-169-0.27%
201962,045-169-0.27%
201862,214-345-0.55%
201762,559-227-0.36%
201662,7861070.17%
201562,679120.02%
201462,6673680.59%
201362,2993020.49%
201261,9971320.21%
201161,865-12-0.02%
201061,8775,99510.73%
199055,882-545-0.97%
198056,4274,3188.29%
197052,1092,1784.36%
196049,9312,8816.12%
195047,0507901.71%
194046,2606,93417.63%
193039,3264,50612.94%
192034,8202,9739.34%
191031,8478,36435.62%
190023,48310,25277.48%
189013,2310.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.27%
County Website
Founded
1886
County Seat
2010 Population
61,877
Growth Since 2010
-0.27%
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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,55679.34%
Black or African American10,84117.36%
Two or More Races1,7322.77%
Some Other Race1870.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native860.14%
Asian550.09%
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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.7


Total

35.2


Male

38.3


Female

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 46,105 adults, (9,280 of whom are seniors) in Acadia Parish, Louisiana.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

32,015

51.26%

Male

30,442

48.74%

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All71.1%28.9%
Male68.1%31.9%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female38.1%61.9%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,2362.7671.1
Married11,3163.3886
Non Family6,7171.2562.6
Female3,2953.5338.1
Male9083.4268.1

3.31

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,6738.91%
9th to 12th Grade5,00012.13%
High School Graduate17,03541.34%
Some College7,31417.75%
Associates Degree2,7056.56%
Bachelors Degree4,1139.98%
Graduate Degree1,3653.31%
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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32,90127,0894,642
Black6,8074,559580
Hispanic1,057633164
2+ Races539354160
Other Race998647
Native American4545
Asian141

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 other race people with a rate of 47.47%.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,785$47,382$25,052
Less Than 9th Grade$24,635$31,364$12,011
High School Graduate$30,849$47,591$18,758
Some College$32,287$51,419$22,866
Bachelors Degree$50,903$72,991$42,142
Graduate Degree$47,188$$47,443

$33,785

Average Earnings

$47,382

Average Male

$25,052

Average Female

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Language

90.01% of Acadia Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 9.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.24% of the population.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Language

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,6037,89016.57%
Black10,4495,39251.60%
Multiple1,71095055.56%
Hispanic1,58162239.34%
Asian541629.63%
Other18794.81%
Native86910.47%

24.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.10%

Male Poverty Rate

28.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Acadia Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Acadia Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Acadia Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 4.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.79%.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.66%
High School17.17%
Some College14.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.41%

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.88%
Female Unemployed35.30%
Female Employed15.38%
Male Employed5.15%

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,396$61,465
Families$56,650$71,758
Married Families$73,198-
Non Families$22,343$33,715
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Income by Household Type

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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2,690

Number of Veterans

2,421

Male Veterans

269

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,006
First Gulf War571
Second Gulf War414
Korea265
World War II62

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74759
75+694
35 to 54572
55 to 64452
18 to 34213

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2275.95%
Black4195.35%
Hispanic464.35%
Native American2657.78%
2+ Races182.84%

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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14.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Acadia Parish, Louisiana 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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90.86%

Born in Acadia Parish, Louisiana

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Acadia Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 90.86% having been born in Louisiana. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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