Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Vernon Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 46,085 with a growth rate of -1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vernon Parish, Louisiana is the 24th largest county inLouisiana. The 2010 Population was 52,742 and has seen a growth of -12.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202146,085-672-1.44%
202046,757-672-1.42%
201947,429-672-1.40%
201848,101-1,688-3.39%
201749,789-1,692-3.29%
201651,481500.10%
201551,431-1,385-2.62%
201452,81610.00%
201352,815-1,305-2.41%
201254,1201,8503.54%
201152,270-472-0.89%
201052,742-9,219-14.88%
199061,9618,48615.87%
198053,475-319-0.59%
197053,79435,493193.94%
196018,301-673-3.55%
195018,974-168-0.88%
194019,142-905-4.51%
193020,047-446-2.18%
192020,4933,10917.88%
191017,3847,05768.34%
190010,3274,42474.94%
18905,90374314.40%
18805,1600.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.44% (-672)
County Website
Founded
March 30, 1871
County Seat
2010 Population
52,742
Growth Since 2010
-12.62% (-6,657)
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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,63375.80%
Black or African American7,29414.69%
Two or More Races1,6303.28%
Some Other Race1,1982.41%
Asian1,0452.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native6421.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2040.41%
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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Median Age

30.4


Total

29.2


Male

32.3


Female

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 37,194 adults, (5,823 of whom are seniors) in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

23,381

47.10%

Male

26,265

52.90%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female46.3%53.7%
All53%47%
Married58.6%41.4%
Male61.4%38.6%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6962.6853
Married9,7063.2458.6
Non Family5,3211.1644.3
Female1,9473.7246.3
Male7223.5461.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0843.59%
9th to 12th Grade2,8959.59%
High School Graduate12,14240.24%
Some College6,57221.78%
Associates Degree2,1867.25%
Bachelors Degree3,80412.61%
Graduate Degree1,4894.94%
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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,06919,1203,718
Black4,1033,587766
Hispanic2,2261,954376
2+ Races789747175
Asian713578209
Other Race55449353
Native American40933466
Islander12912443

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 33.33%.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,992$46,285$26,558
Less Than 9th Grade$23,661$30,714$16,422
High School Graduate$34,239$43,338$20,943
Some College$35,546$41,284$25,750
Bachelors Degree$47,514$54,211$39,360
Graduate Degree$64,951$77,926$53,448

$37,992

Average Earnings

$46,285

Average Male

$26,558

Average Female

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language

91.90% of Vernon Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.07% of the population.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,5705,14115.31%
Black6,7131,65724.68%
Hispanic4,17164915.56%
Multiple1,60937723.43%
Asian1,00525325.17%
Native63821333.39%
Other1,039565.39%
Islander198178.59%

17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.96%

Male Poverty Rate

19.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 33.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 5.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.48%.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.74%
High School16.51%
Some College12.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.13%
Male Unemployed25.76%
Female Employed10.30%
Male Employed7.39%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,141$63,430
Families$59,359$73,238
Married Families$65,489$82,032
Non Families$28,442$38,146
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Income by Household Type

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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5,701

Number of Veterans

4,679

Male Veterans

1,022

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,832
First Gulf War2,074
Vietnam1,350
Korea213
World War II46

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,971
18 to 341,410
55 to 64935
65 to 74862
75+523

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,97616.04%
Black1,25828.71%
Hispanic28613.60%
2+ Races21624.43%
Asian7711.18%
Other Race6714.35%
Islander5641.79%
Native American5110.60%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Vernon 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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49.17%

Born in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

96.02%

Native Born

3.98%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

2.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.02% of Vernon Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 49.17% having been born in Louisiana. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Vernon 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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