Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

45,630

Vernon Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 45,630 with a growth rate of -1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vernon Parish, Louisiana is the 24th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 52,737 and has seen a growth of -13.48% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202942,530-620-1.44%
202843,150-620-1.42%
202743,770-620-1.4%
202644,390-620-1.38%
202545,010-620-1.36%
202445,630-620-1.34%
202346,250-620-1.32%
202246,870-1,152-2.4%
202148,022-600-1.23%
202048,6222280.47%
201948,394-285-0.59%
201848,679-1,262-2.53%
201749,941-1,725-3.34%
201651,6661310.25%
201551,535-1,365-2.58%
201452,900160.03%
201352,884-1,289-2.38%
201254,1731,8763.59%
201152,297-440-0.83%
201052,73700%
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%
18905,90374314.4%
18805,160-37,370-87.87%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.34% (-620)
County Website
Vernon Parish
2020 Population
48,622
Area
1327 mi²
Density
34 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-6.15% (-2,992)
Founded
March 30, 1871

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36,30674.93%
Black or African American6,50013.42%
Two or more races3,0236.24%
Other race9661.99%
Asian8671.79%
Native American5991.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1910.39%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Median Age

31.5

Total

30.5

Male

33.3

Female

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 36,198 adults, (6,305 of whom are seniors) in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female23,11647.71%
Male25,33652.29%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,7262.6355.344.7
Married9,4583.2262.537.5
Non Family5,5051.2147.752.3
Female2,0283.4544.855.2
Male7353.3449.750.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0823.59%
9th to 12th Grade2,5998.62%
High School Graduate11,83939.27%
Some College6,67522.14%
Associates Degree2,3087.65%
Bachelors Degree4,11513.65%
Graduate Degree1,5335.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White21,94519,3244,017
Black3,9443,537927
Hispanic2,2871,925342
2+ Races1,4441,320244
Asian679507164
Other Race54344635
Native American38633631
Islander11711626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 99.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.15%.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,032$52,984$32,785
Less Than 9th Grade$27,965$36,897$20,267
High School Graduate$39,462$51,203$26,550
Some College$42,446$49,654$32,512
Bachelors Degree$52,973$67,121$43,375
Graduate Degree$59,716$84,250$46,250

$43,032

Average Earnings

$52,984

Average Male

$32,785

Average Female

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language

92.23% of Vernon Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Language

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,6365,28216.18%
Black6,0721,81429.87%
Hispanic4,41561313.88%
Multiple2,85558920.63%
Asian85311213.13%
Other90610311.37%
Native5999115.19%
Islander18321.09%

18.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.87%

Male Poverty Rate

21.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 29.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 1.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.42%.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.95%
Some College15.03%
High School14.05%
Bachelors or Greater7.55%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.72%
Male Unemployed22.34%
Female Employed10.48%
Male Employed7.24%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,547$72,993
Families$65,394$81,320
Married Families$76,975$92,164
Non Families$34,700$51,408

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,132

Number of Veterans

4,266

Male Veterans

866

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War2,452
First Gulf War2,070
Vietnam1,196
Korea208
World War II27

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,773
18 to 341,023
55 to 64884
65 to 74883
75+569

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,68615.54%
Black92723.64%
Hispanic44118.72%
2+ Races32620.82%
Islander5367.09%
Native American5012.25%
Asian467.74%
Other Race448.71%

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Vernon 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

50.4%

Born in Vernon Parish, Louisiana

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of Vernon Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 50.4% having been born in Louisiana. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vernon Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

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