Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

92,536

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 92,536 with a growth rate of -1.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is the 15th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 96,693 and has seen a growth of -4.3% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202984,201-1,667-1.94%
202885,868-1,667-1.9%
202787,535-1,667-1.87%
202689,202-1,667-1.83%
202590,869-1,667-1.8%
202492,536-1,667-1.77%
202394,203-1,667-1.74%
202295,870-1,667-1.71%
202197,5371030.11%
202097,434-184-0.19%
201997,618-292-0.3%
201897,910-168-0.17%
201798,078-415-0.42%
201698,4932140.22%
201598,2794300.44%
201497,8496140.63%
201397,2351040.11%
201297,1311000.1%
201197,0313380.35%
201096,693
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%
189022,0952,98215.6%
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%
18101,995-82,206-97.63%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.77% (-1,667)
County Website
Lafourche Parish
County Seat
2010 Population
96,693
Area
1068 mi²
Density
87 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.3% (-4,157)
Founded
1807

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White75,65477.82%
Black or African American12,95013.32%
Two or more races4,8975.04%
Native American2,0462.1%
Other race1,0671.1%
Asian6040.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.8

Total

37.9

Male

39.3

Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 75,065 adults, (15,420 of whom are seniors) in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female49,31250.72%
Male47,90849.28%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All36,8282.5878.321.7
Married18,4193.1391.98.1
Non Family12,0021.2364.435.6
Female4,8953.6561.638.4
Male1,5123.0875.824.2
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lafourche 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

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

Lafourche 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 asian people with a rate of 34.9%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,791

Average Earnings

$58,283

Average Male

$32,383

Average Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

89.67% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 10.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.36% of the population.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White72,5388,91212.29%
Black12,2434,72338.58%
Hispanic4,20687620.83%
Multiple4,83571614.81%
Native1,93446924.25%
Other1,06432030.08%
Asian5929115.37%
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16.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

19.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 38.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is White, with 12.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.67%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.46%
High School12.84%
Some College11.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.7%
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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.27%
Male Unemployed40.12%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed5.14%
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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,731

Number of Veterans

3,364

Male Veterans

367

Female Veterans

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lafourche 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

88.14%

Born in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.76% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 88.14% having been born in Louisiana. 1.49% 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

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