Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 203,954 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is the 8th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 193,026 and has seen a growth of 5.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021203,9542590.13%
2020203,6952590.13%
2019203,4362590.13%
2018203,1777110.35%
2017202,4661,8980.95%
2016200,5682,1181.07%
2015198,4501,8800.96%
2014196,5701,0780.55%
2013195,4921,0130.52%
2012194,4796180.32%
2011193,8618350.43%
2010193,02624,89214.80%
1990168,1349110.54%
1980167,22321,80815.00%
1970145,415-60-0.04%
1960145,47555,84062.30%
195089,63533,12958.63%
194056,50614,54334.66%
193041,9639,15627.91%
192032,807-29,960-47.73%
191062,76732,339106.28%
190030,42810,25250.81%
189020,1767,69261.61%
188012,4845,75185.42%
18706,73380513.58%
18605,9282,01451.46%
18503,9141,85790.28%
18402,0570.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.13%
County Website
Founded
March 24, 1840
County Seat
2010 Population
193,026
Growth Since 2010
5.66%
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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,05869.96%
Black or African American50,14824.87%
Two or More Races4,8772.42%
Asian2,8421.41%
Some Other Race2,0451.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native6360.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.01%
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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.1


Total

34.9


Male

37


Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 151,303 adults, (29,382 of whom are seniors) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

103,221

51.20%

Male

98,398

48.80%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All67.5%32.5%
Male61.5%38.5%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female48%52%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All77,7802.5567.5
Married34,4363.2485.9
Non Family27,1501.2453.8
Female12,3953.2948
Male3,7993.1761.5

3.16

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5484.16%
9th to 12th Grade12,0219.01%
High School Graduate45,46234.07%
Some College30,66122.98%
Associates Degree10,0347.52%
Bachelors Degree19,77614.82%
Graduate Degree9,9287.44%
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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White94,65984,85922,789
Black30,83524,8494,782
Hispanic3,9852,745770
Asian1,8001,433814
2+ Races1,5121,437495
Other Race1,436875134
Native American49435771
Islander13134

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.22%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,623$52,538$26,904
Less Than 9th Grade$23,609$30,618$16,450
High School Graduate$31,033$43,949$20,376
Some College$37,378$53,701$26,195
Bachelors Degree$47,906$71,091$40,062
Graduate Degree$61,682$86,271$53,974

$38,623

Average Earnings

$52,538

Average Male

$26,904

Average Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

93.24% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White134,09216,72512.47%
Black48,78413,84928.39%
Hispanic7,1201,92126.98%
Multiple4,7611,20425.29%
Other2,01554927.25%
Asian2,80448117.15%
Native63616525.94%

17.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.10%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 28.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is White, with 12.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.25%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.88%
High School15.10%
Some College11.10%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.33%
Male Unemployed40.01%
Female Employed10.90%
Male Employed6.10%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,148$72,183
Families$65,251$85,187
Married Families$85,900$103,840
Non Families$29,668$44,614
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Income by Household Type

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana 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.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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12,019

Number of Veterans

11,167

Male Veterans

852

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,539
First Gulf War2,397
Second Gulf War2,240
Korea876
World War II301

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,453
35 to 542,580
75+2,547
55 to 642,167
18 to 341,272

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,3258.58%
Black2,4446.80%
Hispanic2014.27%
2+ Races954.15%
Other Race774.59%
Native American428.03%
Asian361.65%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Calcasieu 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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78.00%

Born in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

97.30%

Native Born

2.70%

Foreign Born

1.60%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.30% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 78.00% having been born in Louisiana. 1.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calcasieu 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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