Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

14,673

Jackson Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 14,673 with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson Parish, Louisiana is the 51st largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 16,309 and has seen a growth of -10.03% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,258-83-0.58%
202814,341-83-0.58%
202714,424-83-0.57%
202614,507-83-0.57%
202514,590-83-0.57%
202414,673-83-0.56%
202314,756-83-0.56%
202214,839-83-0.56%
202114,922-75-0.5%
202014,997-764-4.85%
201915,761-183-1.15%
201815,944170.11%
201715,927240.15%
201615,903-68-0.43%
201515,971-42-0.26%
201416,013-137-0.85%
201316,150-130-0.8%
201216,280-82-0.5%
201116,362530.32%
201016,309
199015,705-1,616-9.33%
198017,3211,3588.51%
197015,9631350.85%
196015,8283942.55%
195015,434-2,373-13.33%
194017,8073,99928.96%
193013,808-678-4.68%
192014,4866684.83%
191013,8184,69951.53%
19009,1191,66622.35%
18907,4532,12539.88%
18805,328-2,318-30.32%
18707,646-1,819-19.22%
18609,4653,89970.05%
18505,566-8,692-60.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.56% (-83)
County Website
Jackson Parish
County Seat
2010 Population
16,309
Area
569 mi²
Density
26 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-10.03% (-1,636)
Founded
1845

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,21167.65%
Black or African American3,87725.69%
Two or more races5763.82%
Other race3352.22%
Native American670.44%
Asian150.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.08%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Median Age

41.4

Total

39.8

Male

43.9

Female

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 11,842 adults, (3,099 of whom are seniors) in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female7,46949.49%
Male7,62450.51%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4612.5968.531.5
Married2,3703.2483.216.8
Non Family1,8701.126733
Female8393.838.461.6
Male3823.0851.848.2
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3.28

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson 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

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

Jackson 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 hispanic people with a rate of 28.57%.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,308

Average Earnings

$40,072

Average Male

$23,714

Average Female

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language

96.64% of Jackson Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,6791,99920.65%
Black3,5121,32737.78%
Other26717565.54%
Multiple54811420.8%
Hispanic2269843.36%
Native625588.71%
Asian15426.67%
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26.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.39%

Male Poverty Rate

28.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 88.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana is White, with 20.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.65%.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.95%
High School20%
Some College19.35%
Bachelors or Greater10.65%
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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.11%
Female Unemployed19.2%
Female Employed18.14%
Male Employed7.22%
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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jackson 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 45-54.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

741

Number of Veterans

699

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson 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

81.91%

Born in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Jackson Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.91% having been born in Louisiana. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

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