Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 96,513 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 -0.24% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18101,9950.00%
18203,7551,76088.22%
18305,5031,74846.55%
18407,3031,80032.71%
18509,5322,22930.52%
186014,0444,51247.34%
187014,7196754.81%
188019,1134,39429.85%
189022,0952,98215.60%
190028,8826,78730.72%
191033,1114,22914.64%
192030,344-2,767-8.36%
193032,4192,0756.84%
194038,6156,19619.11%
195042,2093,5949.31%
196055,38113,17231.21%
197068,94113,56024.48%
198082,48313,54219.64%
199085,8603,3774.09%
201096,74510,88512.68%
201197,0783330.34%
201297,177990.10%
201397,276990.10%
201497,8866100.63%
201598,3144280.44%
201698,5061920.20%
201798,123-383-0.39%
201897,981-142-0.14%
201997,614-367-0.37%
202097,247-367-0.38%
202196,880-367-0.38%
202296,513-367-0.38%
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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77,04078.63%
Black or African American13,19713.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,3062.35%
Asian4950.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.05%
Some Other Race2,0262.07%
Two or More Races2,8692.93%
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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.1


Total

37.4


Male

39


Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 75,207 adults, (15,162 of whom are seniors) in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

50,037

51.07%

Male

47,943

48.93%

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%
All76.1%23.9%
Male70%30%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female53.8%46.2%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,6452.6276.1
Married19,1893.1690.2
Male1,3253.3870
Female4,9053.3653.8
Non Family11,2261.2862.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,2437.84%
9th to 12th Grade8,05312.04%
High School Graduate27,91741.73%
Some College10,87116.25%
Associates Degree3,5025.23%
Bachelors Degree7,62811.40%
Graduate Degree3,6825.50%
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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
Asian426274132
White53,97644,6269,960
2+ Races1,2131,138172
Hispanic2,3941,630299
Native American1,379749165
Black7,7725,416666
Other Race1,06162441

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.99%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,078$53,530$27,491
Less Than 9th Grade$25,710$30,671$16,921
High School Graduate$38,129$53,509$23,924
Some College$36,474$59,150$25,381
Bachelors Degree$50,871$69,667$42,264
Graduate Degree$62,583$81,450$54,036

$40,078

Average Earnings

$53,530

Average Male

$27,491

Average Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

87.81% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 12.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.53% of the population.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,4734,62037.04%
Asian47412927.22%
Hispanic4,1191,07626.12%
Native2,25055624.71%
White73,7369,77413.26%
Other771NaN%
Multiple2,83554019.05%

17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 37.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.26%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.60%
High School14.04%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.56%
Male Unemployed48.64%
Female Employed9.76%
Female Unemployed51.20%

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$54,530$73,014
Families$68,269$86,312
Married Families$82,912-
Non Families$25,713$39,760
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Income by Household Type

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

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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3,644

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War733
First Gulf War937
Vietnam1,070
Korea340
World War II68

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34299
35 to 541,138
55 to 64237
65 to 74830
75+1,140

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2045.26%
Black3463.68%
Native American70.41%
Other Race252.05%
2+ Races624.20%
Hispanic1063.82%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

7%

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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87.88%

Born in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

97.42%

Native Born

2.58%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.42% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 87.88% having been born in Louisiana. 1.71% 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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