Washington Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Washington Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 45,012 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington Parish, Louisiana is the 27th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 47,089 and has seen a growth of -4.41% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18202,5170.00%
18302,286-231-9.18%
18402,64936315.88%
18503,40875928.65%
18604,7081,30038.15%
18703,330-1,378-29.27%
18805,1901,86055.86%
18906,7001,51029.09%
19009,6282,92843.70%
191018,8869,25896.16%
192024,1645,27827.95%
193029,9045,74023.75%
194034,4434,53915.18%
195038,3713,92811.40%
196044,0155,64414.71%
197041,987-2,028-4.61%
198044,2072,2205.29%
199043,185-1,022-2.31%
201047,0893,9049.04%
201147,127380.08%
201246,676-451-0.96%
201346,407-269-0.58%
201446,319-88-0.19%
201546,358390.08%
201646,387290.06%
201746,6492620.56%
201846,588-61-0.13%
201946,194-394-0.85%
202045,800-394-0.85%
202145,406-394-0.86%
202245,012-394-0.87%
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Washington Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,84566.58%
Black or African American14,05530.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1440.31%
Asian480.10%
Some Other Race4651.00%
Two or More Races7681.66%
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Washington Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.8


Total

38.3


Male

42.2


Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 35,295 adults, (8,301 of whom are seniors) in Washington Parish, Louisiana.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

23,409

50.53%

Male

22,916

49.47%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Washington Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All71.1%28.9%
Male66.3%33.7%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female43.9%56.1%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,7942.571.1
Married7,8853.0489.2
Male9073.0966.3
Female3,1583.4543.9
Non Family5,8441.1662.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9716.24%
9th to 12th Grade4,17513.21%
High School Graduate13,48542.66%
Some College6,50020.56%
Associates Degree1,7525.54%
Bachelors Degree2,5708.13%
Graduate Degree1,1583.66%
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Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian484619
Other Race22911146
Hispanic60736780
White21,54117,8422,721
Native American1179712
Black9,0666,984891
2+ Races27616921

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.58%.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,315$41,403$23,450
Less Than 9th Grade$20,714$28,319$17,111
High School Graduate$26,368$38,375$18,806
Some College$26,974$47,563$23,329
Bachelors Degree$44,964$58,269$41,524
Graduate Degree$47,216$47,163$47,292

$27,315

Average Earnings

$41,403

Average Male

$23,450

Average Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

96.46% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple71348067.32%
Asian412356.10%
Black13,0574,12831.62%
White29,4566,09320.69%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic98120320.69%

24.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.28%

Male Poverty Rate

26.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 67.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 20.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.47%.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.85%
High School22.10%
Some College12.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.32%
Male Unemployed37.97%
Female Employed14.84%
Female Unemployed45.94%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,185$54,294
Families$48,506$62,162
Married Families$63,433-
Non Families$22,929$34,571
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Income by Household Type

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Washington 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.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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2,492

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War669
First Gulf War586
Vietnam1,002
Korea126
World War II

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34374
35 to 54515
55 to 64412
65 to 74779
75+412

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6686.93%
Black7937.54%
Native American1311.11%
2+ Races186.52%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Washington 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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80.16%

Born in Washington Parish, Louisiana

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.16% having been born in Louisiana. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington 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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