Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 136,600 with a growth rate of 0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana is the 11th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 121,485 and has seen a growth of 12.44% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021136,6009210.68%
2020135,6799210.68%
2019134,7589210.69%
2018133,8371,4841.12%
2017132,3531,7341.33%
2016130,6191,9031.48%
2015128,7161,7061.34%
2014127,0101,4901.19%
2013125,5201,8741.52%
2012123,6469460.77%
2011122,7001,2151.00%
2010121,48535,77641.74%
199085,7095,0116.21%
198080,69814,82322.50%
197065,8756,44110.84%
196059,4346,21611.68%
195053,2187,69916.91%
194045,519-708-1.53%
193046,22714,78747.03%
192031,4402,2807.82%
191029,16011,53565.45%
190017,6254,97039.27%
189012,6553,01731.30%
18809,6381,71021.57%
18707,9280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.68%
County Website
Founded
6 March, 1869
County Seat
2010 Population
121,485
Growth Since 2010
12.44%
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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88,62767.11%
Black or African American38,91029.46%
Two or More Races2,8152.13%
Asian9890.75%
Some Other Race3750.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native3410.26%
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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35.3


Total

34.6


Male

36


Female

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 99,620 adults, (18,491 of whom are seniors) in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

68,118

51.58%

Male

63,939

48.42%

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All69%31%
Male60.3%39.7%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Female54.4%45.6%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,5972.769
Married21,1473.2884.8
Non Family15,8011.2656.8
Female8,3543.8454.4
Male2,2953.1460.3

3.32

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7974.42%
9th to 12th Grade10,25811.94%
High School Graduate31,92437.16%
Some College17,75820.67%
Associates Degree5,0195.84%
Bachelors Degree11,91913.88%
Graduate Degree5,2246.08%
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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White58,91251,06513,644
Black22,65917,4092,616
Hispanic2,8842,108387
2+ Races622585258
Asian579509251
Other Race3162089
Native American27220117

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.35%.

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,947$45,945$27,411
Less Than 9th Grade$20,254$30,670$13,102
High School Graduate$30,268$42,688$23,513
Some College$34,724$45,056$24,968
Bachelors Degree$52,234$68,101$42,942
Graduate Degree$50,914$67,975$47,487

$35,947

Average Earnings

$45,945

Average Male

$27,411

Average Female

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Language

95.67% of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 4.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.87% of the population.

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Language

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black37,53114,35038.24%
White81,42610,68613.12%
Hispanic5,4171,33924.72%
Multiple2,76271025.71%
Asian93937239.62%
Other3656116.71%
Native32641.23%

21.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.64%

Male Poverty Rate

24.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 39.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 1.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.08%.

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.00%
High School17.27%
Some College12.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.57%
Male Unemployed35.90%
Female Employed15.08%
Male Employed6.77%

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,832$64,903
Families$60,415$75,653
Married Families$79,780$93,636
Non Families$25,925$39,844
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Income by Household Type

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Tangipahoa 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.

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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6,831

Number of Veterans

6,366

Male Veterans

465

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,461
First Gulf War1,654
Second Gulf War1,338
Korea348
World War II107

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,068
65 to 741,782
75+1,329
55 to 641,253
18 to 34399

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1457.40%
Black1,4375.24%
Hispanic2586.95%
2+ Races20818.44%
Native American185.83%
Other Race175.28%
Asian60.80%

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Tangipahoa 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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81.73%

Born in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.99% of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.73% having been born in Louisiana. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tangipahoa 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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