Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

35,934

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 35,934 with a growth rate of -0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is the 30th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 39,523 and has seen a growth of -9.08% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202934,149-357-1.03%
202834,506-357-1.02%
202734,863-357-1.01%
202635,220-357-1%
202535,577-357-0.99%
202435,934-357-0.98%
202336,291-357-0.97%
202236,648-325-0.88%
202136,973-414-1.11%
202037,387-792-2.07%
201938,179-444-1.15%
201838,623-428-1.1%
201739,051350.09%
201639,016-2-0.01%
201539,018-113-0.29%
201439,13190.02%
201339,122-219-0.56%
201239,341-44-0.11%
201139,385-138-0.35%
201039,52300%
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%
189025,8366,12931.1%
188019,7071,4427.89%
187018,2651,5669.38%
186016,6992,47117.37%
185014,228-122-0.85%
184014,3506,44581.53%
18307,9054195.6%
18207,4864,616160.84%
18102,870-31,279-91.6%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.98% (-357)
2020 Population
37,387
Area
1253 mi²
Density
29 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.89% (-1,453)
Founded
April 10, 1805

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,17051.15%
Black or African American15,26940.74%
Two or more races1,4783.94%
Other race1,0422.78%
Native American2810.75%
Asian2380.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Median Age

33.3

Total

32.6

Male

34.3

Female

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 28,968 adults, (6,205 of whom are seniors) in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female19,38951.73%
Male18,08948.27%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,8662.5657.242.8
Non Family6,0071.3342.157.9
Married5,1623.3380.919.1
Female2,2103.8342.357.7
Male4873.7360.239.8

3.42

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5922.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,1999.81%
High School Graduate8,52938.06%
Some College3,99017.8%
Associates Degree1,9848.85%
Bachelors Degree3,01813.47%
Graduate Degree2,0999.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,35811,0843,528
Black8,4487,065982
Other Race613576183
2+ Races511447185
Hispanic349302124
Native American26023283
Asian163163134

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.21%.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,126$42,555$34,932
Less Than 9th Grade$31,222$36,875$24,833
High School Graduate$30,664$31,196$27,241
Some College$33,080$43,224$27,012
Bachelors Degree$55,702$59,157$55,184
Graduate Degree$64,725$66,406$64,158

$37,126

Average Earnings

$42,555

Average Male

$34,932

Average Female

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Language

97.14% of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Language

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black14,3255,55238.76%
White18,2733,12017.07%
Multiple1,31432624.81%
Hispanic77917222.08%
Other93813814.71%
Native281207.12%
Asian21183.79%

25.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.53%

Male Poverty Rate

28.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 38.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 3.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.72%.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.39%
High School25.92%
Some College13.5%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50.7%
Male Unemployed21.41%
Female Employed17.52%
Male Employed9.48%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,310$65,033
Families$61,598$85,106
Married Families$90,187$103,773
Non Families$20,410$37,460

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,658

Number of Veterans

1,479

Male Veterans

179

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam652
First Gulf War491
Second Gulf War297
Korea167
World War II6

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+514
35 to 54469
65 to 74372
55 to 64206
18 to 3497

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0696.86%
Black4984.43%
Hispanic437.1%
Asian2914.01%
2+ Races242.51%
Native American207.55%
Other Race182.6%

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Natchitoches 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

80.58%

Born in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.58% having been born in Louisiana. 0.58% 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

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