Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population 2020

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 202,330 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is the 7th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018203,1127820.39%
2017202,3301,8500.92%
2016200,4802,0531.03%
2015198,4271,8650.95%
2014196,5621,0880.56%
2013195,4741,0140.52%
2012194,4606220.32%
2011193,8388110.42%
2010193,02724,89314.81%
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%

How Many People Live in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana?

202,330

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White140,57570.22%
Black or African American49,88424.92%
Two or More Races4,5422.27%
Asian2,7411.37%
Some Other Race1,7470.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native6870.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.00%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2020

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36


Total

34.9


Male

37


Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 150,266 adults, (28,553 of whom are seniors) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

102,579

51.24%

Male

97,603

48.76%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All67.1%32.9%
Male57.4%42.6%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female46.5%53.5%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All77,2952.5467.1
Married34,8863.2485.4
Non Family26,9211.2353.7
Female11,6283.2846.5
Male3,8603.2457.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,8064.39%
9th to 12th Grade12,0519.11%
High School Graduate44,68033.79%
Some College30,78523.28%
Associates Degree9,9237.51%
Bachelors Degree19,43214.70%
Graduate Degree9,5367.21%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White94,31784,23422,401
Black30,50924,3724,708
Hispanic3,8072,714710
Asian1,8011,391658
Multiple Races1,3001,168379
Other Race1,11966290
Native American514381115
Islander66

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 36.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,175$49,209$26,315
Less Than High School$21,731$26,844$15,680
High School Grad$29,787$42,281$20,046
Some College$35,428$51,706$25,592
Bachelors Degree$47,792$69,093$39,888
Graduate Degree$55,601$75,582$51,807

$36,175

Average Earnings

$49,209

Average Male

$26,315

Average Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

93.39% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White134,05716,16912.06%
Black48,56814,17129.18%
Hispanic6,6101,35720.53%
Multiple4,4161,06124.03%
Other1,71153131.03%
Asian2,69241515.42%
Native6879814.26%

16.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.37%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 31.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is White, with 12.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.10%
High School13.83%
Some College10.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,452$68,570
Families$62,210$80,828
Married Families$81,074$97,516
Non Families$28,080$42,255

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans

12,730

Number of Veterans

11,870

Male Veterans

860

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,670
First Gulf War2,616
Second Gulf War2,250
Korea1,001
World War II369
Name Veterans % of Total
White9,4928.75%
Black3,0038.41%
Hispanic1693.84%
2 or More934.65%
Other775.81%
Indian386.81%
Asian271.26%

$Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

6.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.45%

Born in Louisiana

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.20% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 78.45% having been born in Louisiana. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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