Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 96,880 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is the 16th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 96,745 and has seen a growth of 0.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202196,880-367-0.38%
202097,247-367-0.38%
201997,614-367-0.37%
201897,981-142-0.14%
201798,123-383-0.39%
201698,5061920.20%
201598,3144280.44%
201497,8866100.63%
201397,276990.10%
201297,177990.10%
201197,0783330.34%
201096,74510,88512.68%
199085,8603,3774.09%
198082,48313,54219.64%
197068,94113,56024.48%
196055,38113,17231.21%
195042,2093,5949.31%
194038,6156,19619.11%
193032,4192,0756.84%
192030,344-2,767-8.36%
191033,1114,22914.64%
190028,8826,78730.72%
189022,0952,98215.60%
188019,1134,39429.85%
187014,7196754.81%
186014,0444,51247.34%
18509,5322,22930.52%
18407,3031,80032.71%
18305,5031,74846.55%
18203,7551,76088.22%
18101,9950.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.38%
County Website
Founded
1807
County Seat
2010 Population
96,745
Growth Since 2010
0.14%
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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77,50479.00%
Black or African American13,37113.63%
Two or More Races2,6482.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1582.20%
Some Other Race1,8371.87%
Asian5750.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.02%
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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Median Age

37.8


Total

37


Male

38.7


Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 75,187 adults, (14,757 of whom are seniors) in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

49,891

50.85%

Male

48,217

49.15%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All76.5%23.5%
Male72.5%27.5%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female56%44%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,8952.676.5
Married19,0743.1390.2
Non Family11,4831.2962.8
Female4,7363.4356
Male1,6023.3572.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9098.88%
9th to 12th Grade8,57712.88%
High School Graduate26,98840.54%
Some College10,42115.65%
Associates Degree3,4175.13%
Bachelors Degree7,74911.64%
Graduate Degree3,5085.27%
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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White53,82143,1269,790
Black7,8245,756801
Hispanic2,3611,583267
Native American1,324628137
Other Race96657417
2+ Races962840160
Asian454284147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 87.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.38%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,744$55,032$27,876
Less Than 9th Grade$26,240$36,050$16,884
High School Graduate$37,952$54,740$22,179
Some College$39,899$59,428$25,523
Bachelors Degree$50,662$64,728$42,310
Graduate Degree$62,216$74,861$54,456

$40,744

Average Earnings

$55,032

Average Male

$27,876

Average Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

86.06% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 13.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.80% of the population.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White73,9798,71011.77%
Black12,5704,01931.97%
Hispanic4,11498123.85%
Other1,81760533.30%
Native2,09253725.67%
Multiple2,57649619.25%
Asian56119935.47%

15.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.02%

Male Poverty Rate

18.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 35.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is White, with 11.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.27%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.82%
Some College11.98%
High School10.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.47%
Female Unemployed39.93%
Female Employed9.77%
Male Employed4.85%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,506$73,249
Families$66,875$85,464
Married Families$81,899-
Non Families$27,190$42,702
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Income by Household Type

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Lafourche 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.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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3,847

Number of Veterans

3,475

Male Veterans

372

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,245
Second Gulf War821
First Gulf War796
Korea303
World War II112

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,081
35 to 541,056
65 to 741,006
18 to 34365
55 to 64339

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3765.52%
Black3884.10%
Hispanic863.07%
2+ Races524.08%
Other Race171.54%
Native American140.85%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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3.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Lafourche 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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88.29%

Born in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 88.29% having been born in Louisiana. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lafourche 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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