Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 37,242 with a growth rate of -1.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is the 31st largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 39,528 and has seen a growth of -5.78% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202137,242-458-1.21%
202037,700-458-1.20%
201938,158-458-1.19%
201838,616-426-1.09%
201739,042180.05%
201639,024200.05%
201539,004-120-0.31%
201439,12460.02%
201339,118-221-0.56%
201239,339-47-0.12%
201139,386-142-0.36%
201039,5282,8397.74%
199036,689-3,174-7.96%
198039,8634,64413.19%
197035,219-434-1.22%
196035,653-2,491-6.53%
195038,144-2,853-6.96%
194040,9972,5206.55%
193038,477-125-0.32%
192038,6022,1475.89%
191036,4553,2399.75%
190033,2167,38028.56%
189025,8366,12931.10%
188019,7071,4427.89%
187018,2651,5669.38%
186016,6992,47117.37%
185014,228-122-0.85%
184014,3506,44581.53%
18307,9054195.60%
18207,4864,616160.84%
18102,8700.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.21%
Founded
April 10, 1805
County Seat
2010 Population
39,528
Growth Since 2010
-5.78%
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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,66553.30%
Black or African American15,99641.26%
Some Other Race7982.06%
Two or More Races7081.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native3170.82%
Asian2850.74%
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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Median Age

33.7


Total

31.7


Male

34.9


Female

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 29,497 adults, (6,224 of whom are seniors) in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

20,207

52.12%

Male

18,562

47.88%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All43.8%56.2%
Male38%62%
Female33.2%66.8%
Non Family26.6%73.4%

43.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6592.5843.8
Non Family7,1211.426.6
Married5,1923.3271.8
Female1,8444.6433.2
Male5024.1638

3.64

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6122.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,0548.93%
High School Graduate8,07935.13%
Some College4,15718.08%
Associates Degree3,71516.15%
Bachelors Degree2,62011.39%
Graduate Degree1,7617.66%
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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,21412,0023,121
Black8,7517,3861,001
Other Race34031760
Hispanic29725645
2+ Races25121670
Native American20720143
Asian957447

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.47%.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,752$33,903$22,761
Less Than 9th Grade$19,444$25,625$16,082
High School Graduate$24,001$26,396$19,707
Some College$26,306$36,367$21,532
Bachelors Degree$42,500$49,915$40,154
Graduate Degree$56,130$68,971$51,908

$27,752

Average Earnings

$33,903

Average Male

$22,761

Average Female

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Language

97.73% of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Language

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,5077,20346.45%
White19,8764,48822.58%
Other72338152.70%
Hispanic90726529.22%
Multiple693547.79%
Native317226.94%
Asian28531.05%

32.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.58%

Male Poverty Rate

34.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 52.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 1.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.09%.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.98%
High School28.00%
Some College22.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.14%
Male Unemployed28.92%
Female Employed11.65%
Male Employed7.89%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,567$47,309
Families$48,617$68,620
Married Families$63,792-
Non Families$17,097$24,109
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Income by Household Type

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Natchitoches 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.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,708

Number of Veterans

1,557

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam720
First Gulf War357
Second Gulf War219
Korea174
World War II56

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54486
75+437
65 to 74393
55 to 64320
18 to 3472

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0726.46%
Black5444.67%
Hispanic9516.46%
Native American4515.57%
2+ Races267.18%
Other Race214.16%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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46.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

13.8%

Unemployment Rate

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Natchitoches 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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79.80%

Born in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.80% having been born in Louisiana. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Natchitoches 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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