Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 22,633 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is the 41st largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 23,117 and has seen a growth of -2.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18101,5490.00%
18202,35480551.97%
18304,4892,13590.70%
18405,06057112.72%
18507,3902,33046.05%
18608,4941,10414.94%
187010,5522,05824.23%
188011,5751,0239.69%
189012,5419668.35%
190013,0394983.97%
191012,524-515-3.95%
192010,194-2,330-18.60%
19309,608-586-5.75%
194012,3182,71028.21%
195014,2391,92115.60%
196022,5458,30658.33%
197025,2252,68011.89%
198026,0498243.27%
199025,575-474-1.82%
201023,117-2,458-9.61%
201123,5824652.01%
201223,8262441.03%
201323,509-317-1.33%
201423,304-205-0.87%
201523,4371330.57%
201623,323-114-0.49%
201723,348250.11%
201823,385370.16%
201923,197-188-0.80%
202023,009-188-0.81%
202122,821-188-0.82%
202222,633-188-0.82%
map placeholder

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,71567.43%
Black or African American4,58719.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native3021.30%
Asian9674.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.07%
Some Other Race3231.39%
Two or More Races1,3945.98%
Loading...

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.1


Total

35.3


Male

37.2


Female

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,265 adults, (3,139 of whom are seniors) in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,929

51.19%

Male

11,376

48.81%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male78.1%21.9%
Married76.6%23.4%
All73%27%
Non Family68.5%31.5%
Female65.6%34.4%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6002.6673
Married4,5713.1676.6
Male5343.4178.1
Female1,3293.1265.6
Non Family2,1661.1268.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

Loading...

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1987.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,1227.27%
High School Graduate5,39934.97%
Some College3,84324.89%
Associates Degree1,0706.93%
Bachelors Degree2,05213.29%
Graduate Degree7564.90%
Loading...

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

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,1189,0962,565
Other Race24220929
Hispanic1,08196562
Black3,0762,612168
2+ Races51638218
Asian6841894
Islander1717
Native American235109

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.35%.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,329$56,896$27,760
Less Than 9th Grade$29,762$33,594$19,745
High School Graduate$42,608$61,964$24,199
Some College$34,706$45,417$26,049
Bachelors Degree$55,676$67,636$52,791
Graduate Degree$67,078$103,750$58,973

$42,329

Average Earnings

$56,896

Average Male

$27,760

Average Female

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Loading...

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language

90.52% of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 9.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native3029130.13%
Black4,4341,30629.45%
Asian96321121.91%
White14,6602,13614.57%
Other97NaN%
Multiple1,38623316.81%
Hispanic1,7251206.96%

17.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.34%

Male Poverty Rate

21.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 30.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 6.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.27%.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.67%
High School15.56%
Some College11.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.81%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.60%
Male Unemployed42.75%
Female Employed8.97%
Female Unemployed64.68%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$65,234$83,657
Families$73,152$96,231
Married Families$97,125-
Non Families$35,455$40,443
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Plaquemines 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 45-54.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Loading...

1,351

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War478
First Gulf War502
Vietnam484
Korea64
World War II29

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
18 to 34124
35 to 54553
55 to 6492
65 to 74374
75+208

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1209.86%
Black2096.57%
Native American228.53%
Hispanic718.55%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Loading...

2.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Loading...

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

Loading...

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Loading...

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

72.51%

Born in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

95.63%

Native Born

4.37%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

2.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.63% of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 72.51% having been born in Louisiana. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Plaquemines 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

Sources