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Population Demographics for Louisiana 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Louisiana

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population4,533,372100
Black or African American1,452,39632
Hispanic or Latino192,5604
Two or More Races72,8831
Some Other Race69,2271
American Indian30,579Below 1%
Three or more races5,708Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,963Below 1%
Native Hawaiian466Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population2,219,2922,314,0804,533,372
Black or African American690,640761,7561,452,396
Hispanic or Latino106,39486,166192,560
Two or More Races35,91236,97172,883
Some Other Race40,74728,48069,227
American Indian15,24915,33030,579
Three or more races2,6323,0765,708
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,0469171,963
Native Hawaiian246220466

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Louisiana

Total Population:4,533,372
Male Population:2,219,292
Female Population:2,314,080

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Louisiana

Both sexes36

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Louisiana

Total Population:4,405,945
Male Population:2,131,233
Under 5 years:159,965
5 to 9 years:156,300
10 to 14 years:156,520
15 to 17 years:95,977
18 and 19 years:60,739
20 years:29,938
21 years:30,400
22 to 24 years:94,197
25 to 29 years:155,215
30 to 34 years:137,315
35 to 39 years:129,431
40 to 44 years:134,770
45 to 49 years:152,013
50 to 54 years:155,762
55 to 59 years:138,191
60 and 61 years:48,951
62 to 64 years:65,587
65 and 66 years:35,514
67 to 69 years:46,143
70 to 74 years:58,847
75 to 79 years:42,013
80 to 84 years:28,459
85 years and over:18,986
Female Population:2,274,712
Under 5 years:153,958
5 to 9 years:149,898
10 to 14 years:149,813
15 to 17 years:92,740
18 and 19 years:59,669
20 years:31,147
21 years:32,044
22 to 24 years:98,604
25 to 29 years:164,435
30 to 34 years:146,120
35 to 39 years:137,913
40 to 44 years:144,827
45 to 49 years:164,777
50 to 54 years:167,029
55 to 59 years:149,743
60 and 61 years:53,367
62 to 64 years:71,969
65 and 66 years:40,103
67 to 69 years:54,057
70 to 74 years:72,175
75 to 79 years:57,666
80 to 84 years:44,392
85 years and over:38,266

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Louisiana

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Louisiana

Family led homes:1,160,118
Husband-wife family:768,198
Other family:391,920
Population of male led with no wife present:95,416
Population female led with no husband present:296,504
Population of Nonfamily homes:568,242
Population living alone:464,334
Population not living alone:103,908

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Louisiana with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:599,371
Population of family homes:593,531
Husband-wife family:338,517
Under 6 years only:78,128
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:75,995
6 to 17 years only:184,394
Other family:255,014
Male householder, no wife present:55,181
Under 6 years only:16,215
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:9,712
6 to 17 years only:29,254
Female led with no husband present:199,833
Under 6 years only:46,887
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:46,569
6 to 17 years only:106,377
Nonfamily households:5,840
Male led households:4,338
Under 6 years only:1,087
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:474
6 to 17 years only:2,777
Female led householder:1,502
Under 6 years only:401
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:118
6 to 17 years only:983
Households with no people under 18 years:1,128,989
Family households:566,587
Husband-wife family:429,681
Other family:136,906
Male led with no wife present:40,235
Female led with no husband present:96,671
Nonfamily households:562,402
Male led householder:272,169
Female led householder:290,233

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Louisiana, by type

Total Home Population:1,728,360
Population of Family homes:1,160,118
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:46,770
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:200,163
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:232,219
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:260,559
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:115,186
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:97,745
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:125,996
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:65,383
Population of 85 year olds and over:16,097
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:568,242
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:51,111
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:83,007
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:61,217
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:102,335
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:56,654
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:51,448
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:75,999
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:59,184
Population of 85 year olds and over:27,287

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Louisiana containing people over 60

Total Population:1,728,360
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:567,714
1-person household:200,112
2-or-more-person household:367,602
Family households:350,593
Nonfamily households:17,009
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:1,160,646
1-person household:264,222
2-or-more-person household:896,424
Family homes:809,525
Nonfamily homes:86,899

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Louisiana with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,728,360
Home has three or more generations:89,211
Home does not have three or more generations:1,639,149

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Louisiana under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:1,114,158
Unmarried partner of home lead present:104,759
In family homes:100,154
Population of male led and male partner homes:2,321
Population of male led and female partner households:39,875
Population of female led and female partner households:4,515
Population of female led and male partner households:53,443
In nonfamily homes:4,605
Population of male led and male partner homes:37
Population of male led and female partner homes:4,009
Population of female led and female partner homes:202
Population of female led and male partner homes:357
No unmarried partner of home lead present:1,009,399
In family homes:1,005,950
Population of husband-wife family homes:634,529
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:50,798
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:320,623
In nonfamily homes:3,449

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Louisiana

Total Population:3,594,165
Population Under 18 years:1,097,014
Population 18 years and over:2,497,151

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Louisiana have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:1,162,299
Family home:857,377
Nonfamily homess:304,922
Male led home:138,182
Living alone:112,974
Not living alone:25,208
Female led home:166,740
Living alone:148,408
Not living alone:18,332
Population of Renter occupied homes:566,061
Family run homes:302,741
Husband-wife family:118,355
Other family:184,386
Male led with no wife present:38,134
Female led with no husband present:146,252
Nonfamily Homes:263,320
Male led homes:138,325
Male living alone:103,325
Male not living alone:35,000
Female led homes:124,995
Females living alone:99,627
Females not living alone:25,368

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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