Richland Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

19,698

Richland Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 19,698 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richland Parish, Louisiana is the 45th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 20,757 and has seen a growth of -5.1% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,378-64-0.33%
202819,442-64-0.33%
202719,506-64-0.33%
202619,570-64-0.33%
202519,634-64-0.32%
202419,698-64-0.32%
202319,762-64-0.32%
202219,826-64-0.32%
202119,890-142-0.71%
202020,032-115-0.57%
201920,147-68-0.34%
201820,215-206-1.01%
201720,421-37-0.18%
201620,458-94-0.46%
201520,552-211-1.02%
201420,763-155-0.74%
201320,91810%
201220,917300.14%
201120,8871300.63%
201020,757
199020,629-1,558-7.02%
198022,1874131.9%
197021,774-2,050-8.6%
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%
18705,110-14,268-73.63%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.32% (-64)
County Seat
2010 Population
20,757
Area
559 mi²
Density
35 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.1% (-1,059)
Founded
September 29, 1868

Richland Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,27061.26%
Black or African American7,15935.74%
Two or more races4662.33%
Other race1120.56%
Native American210.1%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richland Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Richland Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Richland Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.5

Total

37.9

Male

41.3

Female

Richland Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 15,263 adults, (3,539 of whom are seniors) in Richland Parish, Louisiana.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female10,07750.31%
Male9,95149.69%

Richland Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Richland Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2952.5963.836.2
Married3,2503.0777.922.1
Non Family2,2101.1263.836.2
Female1,2243.5234.565.5
Male6113.5547.552.5
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richland Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Richland Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24.23%.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,961

Average Earnings

$46,137

Average Male

$32,005

Average Female

Richland Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richland Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richland Parish, Louisiana Language

97.91% of Richland Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Language

Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,6172,79642.25%
White11,8471,68914.26%
Multiple39710626.7%
Hispanic411389.25%
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24.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.77%

Male Poverty Rate

23.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 42.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 9.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.45%.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.07%
High School21.24%
Some College12.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.9%
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Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.87%
Male Unemployed50.16%
Female Employed10.76%
Male Employed6.35%
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Richland Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richland Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richland Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Richland Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Richland Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richland Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

849

Number of Veterans

748

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

count

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Richland Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richland Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richland 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

82.1%

Born in Richland Parish, Louisiana

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Richland Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 82.1% having been born in Louisiana. 0.12% 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

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