Richland Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Richland Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 19,920 with a growth rate of -0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richland Parish, Louisiana is the 47th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 20,756 and has seen a growth of -4.03% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202119,920-101-0.50%
202020,021-101-0.50%
201920,122-101-0.50%
201820,223-190-0.93%
201720,413-33-0.16%
201620,446-100-0.49%
201520,546-213-1.03%
201420,759-154-0.74%
201320,91310.00%
201220,912260.12%
201120,8861300.63%
201020,7561270.62%
199020,629-1,558-7.02%
198022,1874131.90%
197021,774-2,050-8.60%
196023,824-2,848-10.68%
195026,672-2,157-7.48%
194028,8292,4559.31%
193026,3745,51426.43%
192020,8605,09132.28%
191015,7694,65341.86%
190011,1168868.66%
189010,2301,79021.21%
18808,4403,33065.17%
18705,1100.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.50%
Founded
September 29, 1868
County Seat
2010 Population
20,756
Growth Since 2010
-4.03%
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Richland Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,60461.94%
Black or African American7,33936.06%
Two or More Races2641.30%
Asian780.38%
Some Other Race620.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.01%
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Richland Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Richland Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.8


Total

37


Male

40.9


Female

Richland Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 15,540 adults, (3,494 of whom are seniors) in Richland Parish, Louisiana.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,441

51.31%

Male

9,909

48.69%

Richland Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Richland Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Male50.5%49.5%
Female46.4%53.6%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richland Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4592.5966.7
Married3,0813.0884.3
Non Family2,4871.1359.6
Female1,4043.8646.4
Male4873.3450.5

3.25

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7615.52%
9th to 12th Grade2,23516.21%
High School Graduate5,64340.92%
Some College2,71919.71%
Associates Degree6164.47%
Bachelors Degree9907.18%
Graduate Degree8286.00%
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Richland Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richland Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,8987,1631,440
Black4,5033,300350
Hispanic24116515
2+ Races14511428
Asian7878
Other Race168
Native American33

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 2+ races people with a rate of 19.31%.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,158$38,500$21,454
Less Than 9th Grade$20,093$29,244$11,875
High School Graduate$25,023$31,448$19,895
Some College$31,114$40,685$21,617
Bachelors Degree$43,438$58,839$36,188
Graduate Degree$64,750$73,500$64,479

$29,158

Average Earnings

$38,500

Average Male

$21,454

Average Female

Richland Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richland Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Language

97.30% of Richland Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Language

Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,8382,97143.45%
White11,9562,73322.86%
Hispanic42722051.52%
Multiple2473313.36%
Other542851.85%

30.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.01%

Male Poverty Rate

30.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 51.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 13.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.34%.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.25%
High School25.71%
Some College16.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.05%
Male Unemployed22.61%
Female Employed19.16%
Male Employed8.68%

Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richland Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,029$51,463
Families$44,603$61,121
Married Families$67,461-
Non Families$21,612$30,601
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Income by Household Type

Richland Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Richland Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Richland 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.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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829

Number of Veterans

753

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam303
First Gulf War148
Second Gulf War114
Korea60
World War II47

Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54223
75+213
65 to 74201
55 to 64148
18 to 3444

Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6656.67%
Black1482.81%
Hispanic185.26%
2+ Races167.96%

Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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14.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Richland Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Richland 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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85.36%

Born in Richland Parish, Louisiana

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Richland Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 85.36% having been born in Louisiana. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richland 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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