Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 23,974 with a growth rate of -1.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is the 39th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 27,873 and has seen a growth of -13.99% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202123,974-450-1.84%
202024,424-450-1.81%
201924,874-450-1.78%
201825,324-331-1.29%
201725,655-239-0.92%
201625,894-407-1.55%
201526,301-351-1.32%
201426,652-286-1.06%
201326,938-437-1.60%
201227,375-104-0.38%
201127,479-394-1.41%
201027,873-4,065-12.73%
199031,938-2,865-8.23%
198034,8032,3407.21%
197032,463-1,246-3.70%
196033,7091,6715.22%
195032,0384,46716.20%
194027,5713,88216.39%
193023,6894,37822.67%
192019,3115252.79%
191018,7862,15212.94%
190016,634-152-0.91%
189016,7862,58018.16%
188014,2064,81951.34%
18709,387-970-9.37%
186010,3576,444164.68%
18503,9130.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.84%
Founded
1844
County Seat
2010 Population
27,873
Growth Since 2010
-13.99%
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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,66449.45%
Black or African American12,58349.13%
Two or More Races1320.52%
Asian1290.50%
Some Other Race730.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.11%
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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.9


Total

37


Male

41.6


Female

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 19,379 adults, (4,666 of whom are seniors) in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,301

51.94%

Male

12,309

48.06%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All66.8%33.2%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female45.3%54.7%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7322.5466.8
Married4,1563.1685.9
Non Family3,5381.1654.7
Female1,6213.8945.3
Male4172.9161.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1446.70%
9th to 12th Grade2,34713.75%
High School Graduate7,32242.90%
Some College2,98517.49%
Associates Degree1,0586.20%
Bachelors Degree1,81510.63%
Graduate Degree3982.33%
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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3258,0341,648
Black7,5575,432553
Hispanic6430
2+ Races5921
Asian594312
Other Race3318
Native American1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 20.34%.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,879$33,438$23,478
Less Than 9th Grade$19,018$21,737$14,539
High School Graduate$26,179$32,750$21,792
Some College$28,585$42,619$22,093
Bachelors Degree$46,602$52,925$45,899
Graduate Degree$49,358$$48,919

$27,879

Average Earnings

$33,438

Average Male

$23,478

Average Female

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language

98.96% of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,0895,08242.04%
White12,3191,82414.81%
Hispanic1388460.87%
Other7171100.00%
Asian1291511.63%
Multiple13286.06%

28.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.93%

Male Poverty Rate

31.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 6.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.39%.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.15%
High School24.47%
Some College19.53%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.38%
Male Unemployed53.09%
Female Employed19.64%
Male Employed6.39%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,929$45,813
Families$42,545$56,095
Married Families$58,051-
Non Families$19,605$26,507
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Income by Household Type

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Morehouse 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 55-64.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,096

Number of Veterans

1,043

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam491
First Gulf War178
Second Gulf War93
Korea81
World War II59

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74361
75+272
35 to 54221
55 to 64196
18 to 3446

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7537.44%
Black3433.80%
Hispanic66.45%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Morehouse 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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87.73%

Born in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 87.73% having been born in Louisiana. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Morehouse 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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