Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 31,030 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 -1.90% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,030-169-0.54%
202031,199-169-0.54%
201931,368-169-0.54%
201831,537570.18%
201731,480920.29%
201631,388-43-0.14%
201531,431-16-0.05%
201431,4471520.49%
201331,295-150-0.48%
201231,445-147-0.47%
201131,592-40-0.13%
201031,6329102.96%
199030,722-1,446-4.50%
198032,1682,6148.84%
197029,554-271-0.91%
196029,8253,52713.41%
195026,2982,1078.71%
194024,1914,42622.39%
193019,7657664.03%
192018,9990.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.54%
Founded
January 1, 1913
County Seat
2010 Population
31,632
Growth Since 2010
-1.90%
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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,17680.07%
Black or African American5,17816.47%
Two or More Races5851.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native2600.83%
Asian1540.49%
Some Other Race880.28%
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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Median Age

37.8


Total

36.2


Male

39.1


Female

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 23,451 adults, (5,065 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

15,891

50.54%

Male

15,550

49.46%

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%
All72.9%27.1%
Male70.3%29.7%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female53.6%46.4%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7262.6472.9
Married5,7423.3688.4
Non Family3,5771.158.5
Female1,8423.2153.6
Male5653.2170.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.64

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 Grade1,3916.69%
9th to 12th Grade2,50212.04%
High School Graduate8,39440.39%
Some College3,77818.18%
Associates Degree1,2095.82%
Bachelors Degree2,25010.83%
Graduate Degree1,2586.05%
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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
White16,79213,9533,146
Black3,2192,352295
Hispanic373287
Native American23216313
2+ Races1047019
Asian917735
Other Race4444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.46%.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,381$52,683$23,852
Less Than 9th Grade$20,617$26,683$16,150
High School Graduate$34,028$56,438$21,992
Some College$31,499$50,893$22,472
Bachelors Degree$44,809$86,154$33,090
Graduate Degree$50,102$55,724$46,126

$34,381

Average Earnings

$52,683

Average Male

$23,852

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

92.57% of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 7.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.72% 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
White24,1983,81715.77%
Black4,9991,71134.23%
Multiple58515125.81%
Hispanic77212315.93%
Native2609737.31%
Asian15485.19%

19.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.74%

Male Poverty Rate

21.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 37.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.73%.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.90%
High School16.77%
Some College13.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.31%
Male Unemployed34.11%
Female Employed10.27%
Male Employed5.47%

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$42,105$65,425
Families$60,282$79,149
Married Families$83,255-
Non Families$21,059$30,497
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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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1,633

Number of Veterans

1,495

Male Veterans

138

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam545
Second Gulf War359
First Gulf War300
Korea174
World War II106

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+456
65 to 74414
35 to 54355
55 to 64224
18 to 34184

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3316.98%
Black2917.58%
Hispanic377.52%
2+ Races74.49%
Native American41.72%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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16.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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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88.23%

Born in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 88.23% having been born in Louisiana. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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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