Calcasieu Parish, LA Population by Age

The median age in Calcasieu Parish, LA is 36.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.11% were under the age of 15, 20.01% aged 15 to 29, 44.07% aged 30 to 64, 13.19% aged 65 to 84, and 1.62% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Calcasieu Parish, LA population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Calcasieu Parish's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 15,001 7.05%
5 to 9 years 14,887 7%
10 to 14 years 15,006 7.06%
15 to 19 years 13,564 6.38%
20 to 24 years 13,351 6.28%
25 to 29 years 15,635 7.35%
30 to 34 years 14,904 7.01%
35 to 39 years 14,259 6.71%
40 to 44 years 12,423 5.84%
45 to 49 years 12,343 5.8%
50 to 54 years 12,385 5.82%
55 to 59 years 14,246 6.7%
60 to 64 years 13,155 6.19%
65 to 69 years 11,308 5.32%
70 to 74 years 7,990 3.76%
75 to 79 years 5,728 2.69%
80 to 84 years 3,014 1.42%
85 years and over 3,447 1.62%
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Calcasieu Parish, LA population by age group

Key stats
71,809
Population under 25 years
57,221
Population aged 25-44
52,129
Population aged 45-64
31,487
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Calcasieu Parish's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Calcasieu Parish, LA population by age group. The largest age group was 25-29 years with a poulation of 15,635 (7.35% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Calcasieu Parish, LA was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 15,635 (7.35%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Calcasieu Parish, LA was the 80-84 years with a population of 3,014 (1.42%).

Calcasieu Parish, LA population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Calcasieu Parish, LA's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Calcasieu Parish's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Calcasieu Parish, LA population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 127,660 (60.03% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 53,499 25.16%
18 to 64 years 127,660 60.03%
85 years and over 31,487 14.81%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Calcasieu Parish's population under 18 was 25.16%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Calcasieu Parish's working population (between 18 and 64) was 60.03%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Calcasieu Parish's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 14.81% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Calcasieu Parish, LA population pyramid

Population pyramid for Calcasieu Parish, LA is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Calcasieu Parish's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Calcasieu Parish, LA, is 32.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Calcasieu Parish, LA, is 23.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Calcasieu Parish, LA is 56.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Calcasieu Parish, LA is 4.3.
The graph shows Calcasieu Parish's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Calcasieu Parish, LA population pyramid i.e. Calcasieu Parish population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Calcasieu Parish, LA's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 7,550 7,451 15,001
5 to 9 years 7,446 7,441 14,887
10 to 14 years 7,784 7,222 15,006
15 to 19 years 7,000 6,564 13,564
20 to 24 years 6,743 6,608 13,351
25 to 29 years 7,785 7,850 15,635
30 to 34 years 7,302 7,602 14,904
35 to 39 years 7,506 6,753 14,259
40 to 44 years 5,829 6,594 12,423
45 to 49 years 6,146 6,197 12,343
50 to 54 years 6,019 6,366 12,385
55 to 59 years 6,698 7,548 14,246
60 to 64 years 6,467 6,688 13,155
65 to 69 years 5,274 6,034 11,308
70 to 74 years 3,706 4,284 7,990
75 to 79 years 2,419 3,309 5,728
80 to 84 years 1,419 1,595 3,014
85 years and over 1,230 2,217 3,447
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Things to know

What is the population of Calcasieu Parish, LA under 18?

Calcasieu Parish's population under the age of 18 is 53,499, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 25.16% of the total resident population of Calcasieu Parish, LA.

What is the aging population in Calcasieu Parish, LA?

Calcasieu Parish's population aged 65 years and above was 31,487. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 14.81% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Calcasieu Parish, LA Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Calcasieu Parish age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Calcasieu Parish population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Calcasieu Parish. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Calcasieu Parish by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Calcasieu Parish.

Key observations

The largest age group in Calcasieu Parish, LA was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 15,635 (7.35%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Calcasieu Parish, LA was the 80-84 years with a population of 3,014 (1.42%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Calcasieu Parish population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Calcasieu Parish is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Calcasieu Parish total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

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Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Calcasieu Parish Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Calcasieu Parish, LA Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Calcasieu Parish - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Calcasieu Parish population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Calcasieu Parish. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Calcasieu Parish population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Calcasieu Parish population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Calcasieu Parish is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Calcasieu Parish is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Calcasieu Parish Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Calcasieu Parish, LA Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Calcasieu Parish, LA population pyramid, which represents the Calcasieu Parish population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Calcasieu Parish, LA, is 32.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Calcasieu Parish, LA, is 23.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Calcasieu Parish, LA is 56.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Calcasieu Parish, LA is 4.3.

Calcasieu Parish population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Calcasieu Parish population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Calcasieu Parish for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Calcasieu Parish for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Calcasieu Parish for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Calcasieu Parish Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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