Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

197,064

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 197,064 with a growth rate of -1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is the 7th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 193,023 and has seen a growth of 2.09% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029183,679-2,677-1.44%
2028186,356-2,677-1.42%
2027189,033-2,677-1.4%
2026191,710-2,677-1.38%
2025194,387-2,677-1.36%
2024197,064-2,677-1.34%
2023199,741-2,677-1.32%
2022202,418-2,677-1.31%
2021205,095-11,370-5.25%
2020216,46512,4276.09%
2019204,0385310.26%
2018203,5078540.42%
2017202,6531,8730.93%
2016200,7802,2381.13%
2015198,5421,9010.97%
2014196,6411,0910.56%
2013195,5501,0340.53%
2012194,5166350.33%
2011193,8818580.44%
2010193,023
1990168,1349110.54%
1980167,22321,80815%
1970145,415-60-0.04%
1960145,47555,84062.3%
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%
18402,057-181,622-98.88%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.34% (-2,677)
County Website
Calcasieu Parish
County Seat
2010 Population
193,023
Area
1064 mi²
Density
185 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.09% (4,041)
Founded
March 24, 1840

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White143,27167.98%
Black or African American51,82124.59%
Two or more races9,3084.42%
Asian3,1131.48%
Other race2,7151.29%
Native American4820.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander600.03%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.7

Total

35.6

Male

37.6

Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 158,211 adults, (32,328 of whom are seniors) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female107,13250.83%
Male103,63849.17%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All76,8532.770.829.2
Married36,2963.3685.814.2
Non Family26,6041.2659.140.9
Female10,9293.7650.949.1
Male3,0243.646535
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3.39

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana 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

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.41%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,287

Average Earnings

$58,180

Average Male

$30,120

Average Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

94.09% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 5.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White138,18915,69011.35%
Black50,65815,14629.9%
Hispanic8,4482,27926.98%
Multiple8,9721,95221.76%
Asian3,08063820.71%
Other2,67058721.99%
Native48212926.76%
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17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.62%

Male Poverty Rate

18.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 29.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is White, with 11.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.13%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.44%
High School16.62%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.19%
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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.22%
Male Unemployed30.76%
Female Employed10.61%
Male Employed5.79%
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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana 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.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12,801

Number of Veterans

11,389

Male Veterans

1,412

Female Veterans

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana 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

78.71%

Born in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 78.71% having been born in Louisiana. 1.71% 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

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