St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 80,808 with a growth rate of -0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Landry Parish, Louisiana is the 17th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 83,495 and has seen a growth of -3.22% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202180,808-658-0.81%
202081,466-658-0.80%
201982,124-658-0.79%
201882,782-753-0.90%
201783,535-233-0.28%
201683,7681190.14%
201583,649-31-0.04%
201483,6802650.32%
201383,415-51-0.06%
201283,466240.03%
201183,442-53-0.06%
201083,4953,1643.94%
199080,331-3,797-4.51%
198084,1283,7644.68%
197080,364-1,129-1.39%
196081,4933,0173.84%
195078,4766,9959.79%
194071,48111,40718.99%
193060,0748,37716.20%
192051,697-14,964-22.45%
191066,66113,75526.00%
190052,90612,65631.44%
189040,2502460.61%
188040,00414,45156.55%
187025,5532,44910.60%
186023,1048513.82%
185022,2537,02046.08%
184015,2332,64220.98%
183012,5912,50624.85%
182010,0855,03799.78%
18105,0480.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.81%
County Website
Founded
1807
County Seat
2010 Population
83,495
Growth Since 2010
-3.22%
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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,58656.01%
Black or African American34,55141.54%
Two or More Races1,3091.57%
Some Other Race4940.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1720.21%
Asian600.07%
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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.7


Total

34.8


Male

38.2


Female

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 60,852 adults, (13,107 of whom are seniors) in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

43,034

51.74%

Male

40,138

48.26%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All68.3%31.7%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Male53.3%46.7%
Female50.3%49.7%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,4852.6968.3
Married13,0943.3284.3
Non Family10,1661.1859.8
Female5,3313.7750.3
Male1,8943.3353.3

3.35

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8569.03%
9th to 12th Grade7,67114.26%
High School Graduate22,16341.19%
Some College8,33915.50%
Associates Degree2,8385.27%
Bachelors Degree5,37910.00%
Graduate Degree2,5584.75%
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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,35325,1405,492
Black20,91415,1552,193
Hispanic890567117
2+ Races48533786
Other Race24213258
Native American7442
Asian515127

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.94%.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,119$40,283$25,245
Less Than 9th Grade$19,124$23,289$15,798
High School Graduate$27,884$39,068$20,845
Some College$31,529$42,300$25,421
Bachelors Degree$41,646$51,453$35,262
Graduate Degree$53,691$59,375$50,000

$31,119

Average Earnings

$40,283

Average Male

$25,245

Average Female

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Language

91.98% of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.66% of the population.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Language

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33,63612,99838.64%
White44,5107,59417.06%
Multiple1,29751839.94%
Hispanic1,82021912.03%
Native172179.88%
Other489112.25%

26.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.29%

Male Poverty Rate

28.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 39.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.89%.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.31%
High School21.22%
Some College16.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.20%
Male Unemployed36.00%
Female Employed14.82%
Male Employed6.77%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,403$54,740
Families$45,097$63,953
Married Families$65,522$82,505
Non Families$19,216$33,145
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Income by Household Type

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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St. Landry 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 35-44.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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3,005

Number of Veterans

2,807

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,238
First Gulf War500
Second Gulf War330
Korea258
World War II148

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,086
75+709
35 to 54547
55 to 64492
18 to 34171

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1256.00%
Black8483.51%
Hispanic292.74%
2+ Races172.54%
Other Race154.53%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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12.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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St. Landry 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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93.28%

Born in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 93.28% having been born in Louisiana. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Landry 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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