Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 30,861 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is the 35th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 31,632 and has seen a growth of -2.44% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
192018,9990.00%
193019,7657664.03%
194024,1914,42622.39%
195026,2982,1078.71%
196029,8253,52713.41%
197029,554-271-0.91%
198032,1682,6148.84%
199030,722-1,446-4.50%
201031,6329102.96%
201131,592-40-0.13%
201231,445-147-0.47%
201331,295-150-0.48%
201431,4471520.49%
201531,431-16-0.05%
201631,388-43-0.14%
201731,480920.29%
201831,537570.18%
201931,368-169-0.54%
202031,199-169-0.54%
202131,030-169-0.54%
202230,861-169-0.54%
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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,94379.37%
Black or African American5,15216.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2420.77%
Asian620.20%
Some Other Race1910.61%
Two or More Races8352.66%
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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Median Age

37.4


Total

35.8


Male

39.4


Female

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 23,426 adults, (5,108 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,015

50.96%

Male

15,410

49.04%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Male75.6%24.4%
All75.5%24.5%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female62.5%37.5%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5652.6775.5
Married5,4973.5288.4
Male5364.1275.6
Female1,8812.9262.5
Non Family3,6511.0762.9

3.31

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3856.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,39711.48%
High School Graduate8,57441.05%
Some College3,49816.75%
Associates Degree1,1805.65%
Bachelors Degree2,31211.07%
Graduate Degree1,5407.37%
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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian483417
2+ Races17612034
Black3,3682,683649
White16,81213,9343,133
Native American17410519
Other Race9373
Hispanic382263

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.42%.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,181$51,467$25,461
Less Than 9th Grade$25,367$29,135$16,739
High School Graduate$33,254$45,466$22,404
Some College$32,320$60,750$24,255
Bachelors Degree$44,230$78,875$31,843
Graduate Degree$47,784$62,125$45,084

$34,181

Average Earnings

$51,467

Average Male

$25,461

Average Female

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language

92.03% of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.03% of the population.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,9941,66333.30%
Native2426326.03%
Multiple83514517.37%
White24,1263,60214.93%
Other36NaN%
Hispanic7868310.56%

17.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

21.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 33.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 10.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.63%.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.44%
High School16.38%
Some College12.58%
Bachelors or Greater9.74%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.48%
Male Unemployed28.27%
Female Employed10.90%
Female Unemployed34.58%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,716$67,764
Families$60,758$82,855
Married Families$76,914-
Non Families$22,066$32,133
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,387

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War294
First Gulf War267
Vietnam425
Korea153
World War II67

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34121
35 to 54299
55 to 64288
65 to 74282
75+397

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0875.74%
Black3007.66%
Hispanic5911.82%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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14.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Jefferson Davis 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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88.57%

Born in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 88.57% having been born in Louisiana. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson Davis 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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