Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 204,213 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 5.80% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,0570.00%
18503,9141,85790.28%
18605,9282,01451.46%
18706,73380513.58%
188012,4845,75185.42%
189020,1767,69261.61%
190030,42810,25250.81%
191062,76732,339106.28%
192032,807-29,960-47.73%
193041,9639,15627.91%
194056,50614,54334.66%
195089,63533,12958.63%
1960145,47555,84062.30%
1970145,415-60-0.04%
1980167,22321,80815.00%
1990168,1349110.54%
2010193,02624,89214.80%
2011193,8618350.43%
2012194,4796180.32%
2013195,4921,0130.52%
2014196,5701,0780.55%
2015198,4501,8800.96%
2016200,5682,1181.07%
2017202,4661,8980.95%
2018203,1777110.35%
2019203,4362590.13%
2020203,6952590.13%
2021203,9542590.13%
2022204,2132590.13%
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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White140,65669.34%
Black or African American51,05725.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native4810.24%
Asian3,0261.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.00%
Some Other Race1,9820.98%
Two or More Races5,6542.79%
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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.1


Total

35


Male

37.1


Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 152,160 adults, (29,910 of whom are seniors) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

103,936

51.24%

Male

98,922

48.76%

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
Married86.7%13.3%
Male70.1%29.9%
All68.5%31.5%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female44.4%55.6%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All78,4272.5468.5
Married36,2693.2386.7
Male3,7492.9270.1
Female11,7023.3544.4
Non Family26,7071.2154.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,5993.42%
9th to 12th Grade12,3459.17%
High School Graduate45,27933.65%
Some College30,75922.86%
Associates Degree12,1409.02%
Bachelors Degree19,51114.50%
Graduate Degree9,9307.38%
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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
Islander222
Asian1,8291,487776
2+ Races2,3702,267947
Hispanic4,4263,2431,096
White94,91485,21522,387
Black31,23225,5634,709
Other Race1,376888129
Native American38334927

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,016$53,583$27,463
Less Than 9th Grade$24,060$31,036$17,023
High School Graduate$32,979$48,056$20,265
Some College$39,992$53,584$27,187
Bachelors Degree$50,193$80,267$37,992
Graduate Degree$56,134$79,806$51,939

$41,016

Average Earnings

$53,583

Average Male

$27,463

Average Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

94.01% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 5.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,6072,22429.24%
Black49,74313,59527.33%
Multiple5,5081,35724.64%
Asian2,98046515.60%
White134,26515,95011.88%
Native4815411.23%
Other427NaN%

16.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.65%

Male Poverty Rate

18.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 29.24% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.12%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.71%
High School16.31%
Some College9.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.74%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.54%
Male Unemployed37.87%
Female Employed10.21%
Female Unemployed40.12%

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$52,866$74,330
Families$66,242$87,633
Married Families$84,633$105,952
Non Families$31,586$45,579
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Income by Household Type

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 55-64, 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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12,060

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,487
First Gulf War2,227
Vietnam4,535
Korea561
World War II259

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,347
35 to 542,809
55 to 642,158
65 to 743,547
75+2,199

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,7738.10%
Black2,9588.13%
Native American7717.74%
Asian391.72%
Other Race553.27%
2+ Races1585.17%
Hispanic2975.88%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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8.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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78.58%

Born in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 78.58% having been born in Louisiana. 1.63% 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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