Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Jackson Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 15,408 with a growth rate of -1.08% 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 16,307 and has seen a growth of -5.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202115,408-168-1.08%
202015,576-168-1.07%
201915,744-168-1.06%
201815,912140.09%
201715,89830.02%
201615,895-52-0.33%
201515,947-42-0.26%
201415,989-141-0.87%
201316,130-134-0.82%
201216,264-86-0.53%
201116,350430.26%
201016,3076023.83%
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%
18505,5660.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.08%
County Website
Founded
1845
County Seat
2010 Population
16,307
Growth Since 2010
-5.51%
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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,77067.83%
Black or African American4,71929.72%
Some Other Race2141.35%
Asian920.58%
Two or More Races680.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.10%
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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Median Age

40.9


Total

38.8


Male

43.3


Female

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 12,486 adults, (3,188 of whom are seniors) in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

7,827

49.29%

Male

8,052

50.71%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All71%29%
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Female38.8%61.2%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9712.4571
Married2,8672.9585.4
Non Family1,9561.1663.7
Female8173.4538.8
Male3313.268.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6645.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,51013.44%
High School Graduate4,78242.57%
Some College2,02117.99%
Associates Degree6816.06%
Bachelors Degree1,0879.68%
Graduate Degree4874.34%
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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,7546,5211,116
Black3,1182,256333
Hispanic239195106
Other Race15411949
2+ Races636319
Asian575719
Native American162

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 44.35%.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,794$44,095$20,940
Less Than 9th Grade$17,306$20,000$
High School Graduate$26,023$45,907$14,658
Some College$34,688$44,138$24,190
Bachelors Degree$50,129$61,897$43,940
Graduate Degree$47,500$56,964$45,069

$30,794

Average Earnings

$44,095

Average Male

$20,940

Average Female

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language

97.54% of Jackson Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,1221,60138.84%
White10,0311,55215.47%
Hispanic24010543.75%
Other1916332.98%
Asian926166.30%
Multiple612337.70%
Native16637.50%

22.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.18%

Male Poverty Rate

26.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 66.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana is White, with 15.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.73%.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.19%
High School19.31%
Some College12.81%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.01%
Male Unemployed53.10%
Female Employed18.45%
Male Employed2.98%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,139$55,915
Families$51,418$66,363
Married Families$65,875-
Non Families$21,083$32,743
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Income by Household Type

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,032

Number of Veterans

911

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam392
First Gulf War252
Second Gulf War140
Korea122
World War II28

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+281
65 to 74262
35 to 54258
55 to 64177
18 to 3454

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7789.11%
Black2346.44%
Hispanic124.56%
Other Race126.86%
Native American850.00%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Jackson 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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86.08%

Born in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Jackson Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 86.08% 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

  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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