Washington Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

44,723

Washington Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 44,723 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington Parish, Louisiana is the 26th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 47,083 and has seen a growth of -5.01% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,968-151-0.34%
202844,119-151-0.34%
202744,270-151-0.34%
202644,421-151-0.34%
202544,572-151-0.34%
202444,723-151-0.34%
202344,874-151-0.34%
202245,025-151-0.33%
202145,176-168-0.37%
202045,344-814-1.76%
201946,158-443-0.95%
201846,601-77-0.16%
201746,6782640.57%
201646,414490.11%
201546,365450.1%
201446,320-92-0.2%
201346,412-263-0.56%
201246,675-450-0.95%
201147,125420.09%
201047,083
199043,185-1,022-2.31%
198044,2072,2205.29%
197041,987-2,028-4.61%
196044,0155,64414.71%
195038,3713,92811.4%
194034,4434,53915.18%
193029,9045,74023.75%
192024,1645,27827.95%
191018,8869,25896.16%
19009,6282,92843.7%
18906,7001,51029.09%
18805,1901,86055.86%
18703,330-1,378-29.27%
18604,7081,30038.15%
18503,40875928.65%
18402,64936315.88%
18302,286-231-9.18%
18202,517-41,451-94.28%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.34% (-151)
County Website
Washington Parish
County Seat
2010 Population
47,083
Area
670 mi²
Density
67 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.01% (-2,360)
Founded
1819

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,96365.83%
Black or African American13,81430.35%
Two or more races1,3432.95%
Other race2280.5%
Native American1150.25%
Asian510.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Washington Parish, Louisiana Median Age

40.6

Total

40

Male

41.9

Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 35,011 adults, (8,422 of whom are seniors) in Washington Parish, Louisiana.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female22,55349.55%
Male22,96150.45%

Washington Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Washington Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,1622.5567.532.5
Married6,8783.2690.19.9
Non Family5,9731.1764.335.7
Female3,1933.4733.966.1
Male1,1183.0141.958.1
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.02%.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,873

Average Earnings

$40,769

Average Male

$26,776

Average Female

Washington Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

96.91% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Language

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,5565,40918.94%
Black12,9114,43434.34%
Multiple1,27539130.67%
Asian452555.56%
Native872124.14%
Hispanic1,094141.28%
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23.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.59%

Male Poverty Rate

25.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 1.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.49%.

Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.81%
High School19.49%
Some College18.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%
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Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.03%
Female Unemployed40.12%
Female Employed13.77%
Male Employed5.62%
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Washington Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,739

Number of Veterans

2,472

Male Veterans

267

Female Veterans

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

count

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Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington 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

79.95%

Born in Washington Parish, Louisiana

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Louisiana. 0.31% 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

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