Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 23,524 with a growth rate of -1.88% 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 -15.60% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,9130.00%
186010,3576,444164.68%
18709,387-970-9.37%
188014,2064,81951.34%
189016,7862,58018.16%
190016,634-152-0.91%
191018,7862,15212.94%
192019,3115252.79%
193023,6894,37822.67%
194027,5713,88216.39%
195032,0384,46716.20%
196033,7091,6715.22%
197032,463-1,246-3.70%
198034,8032,3407.21%
199031,938-2,865-8.23%
201027,873-4,065-12.73%
201127,479-394-1.41%
201227,375-104-0.38%
201326,938-437-1.60%
201426,652-286-1.06%
201526,301-351-1.32%
201625,894-407-1.55%
201725,655-239-0.92%
201825,324-331-1.29%
201924,874-450-1.78%
202024,424-450-1.81%
202123,974-450-1.84%
202223,524-450-1.88%
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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,42049.31%
Black or African American12,39449.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.13%
Asian1270.50%
Some Other Race200.08%
Two or More Races1940.77%
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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Median Age

40.3


Total

39.1


Male

41.9


Female

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 19,109 adults, (4,751 of whom are seniors) in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,062

51.86%

Male

12,127

48.14%

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
Married86.2%13.8%
Male80.6%19.4%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female45.2%54.8%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7382.566.9
Married3,9163.2886.2
Male4962.580.6
Female1,4414.0545.2
Non Family3,8851.1453.7

3.35

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0115.90%
9th to 12th Grade2,19112.79%
High School Graduate6,94540.54%
Some College3,52120.55%
Associates Degree1,3277.75%
Bachelors Degree1,73610.13%
Graduate Degree4012.34%
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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
Asian523815
White9,1568,0281,512
Black7,7315,732608
2+ Races110732
Native American2424
Hispanic9260
Other Race18

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 28.85%.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,347$30,966$25,285
Less Than 9th Grade$20,263$22,126$14,849
High School Graduate$26,797$29,579$23,452
Some College$25,288$34,414$21,189
Bachelors Degree$46,392$54,538$45,357
Graduate Degree$48,776$31,648$49,405

$27,347

Average Earnings

$30,966

Average Male

$25,285

Average Female

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language

99.17% of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 0.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,9204,92841.34%
Hispanic1141916.67%
Asian1261814.29%
Multiple1932412.44%
White12,0121,46212.17%
Other18NaN%

26.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.98%

Male Poverty Rate

28.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 41.34% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.11%.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.01%
High School23.15%
Some College16.61%
Bachelors or Greater8.25%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.81%
Male Unemployed57.35%
Female Employed19.04%
Female Unemployed46.92%

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$33,780$47,598
Families$46,328$59,718
Married Families$63,955-
Non Families$22,059$27,904
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Income by Household Type

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

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 45-54.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,111

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War135
First Gulf War207
Vietnam345
Korea42
World War II34

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3474
35 to 54139
55 to 64155
65 to 74337
75+406

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7937.97%
Black3183.58%
Hispanic54.24%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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16.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

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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87.75%

Born in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 87.75% having been born in Louisiana. 0.19% 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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