Lafourche Parish, LA Population by Age

The median age in Lafourche Parish, LA is 38.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.42% were under the age of 15, 19.05% aged 15 to 29, 45.89% aged 30 to 64, 13.76% aged 65 to 84, and 1.88% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Lafourche Parish, LA population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Lafourche 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 6,053 6.2%
5 to 9 years 6,682 6.84%
10 to 14 years 6,236 6.38%
15 to 19 years 6,362 6.51%
20 to 24 years 5,497 5.63%
25 to 29 years 6,750 6.91%
30 to 34 years 6,519 6.67%
35 to 39 years 7,024 7.19%
40 to 44 years 5,603 5.74%
45 to 49 years 5,767 5.9%
50 to 54 years 6,642 6.8%
55 to 59 years 6,798 6.96%
60 to 64 years 6,473 6.63%
65 to 69 years 4,880 5%
70 to 74 years 4,136 4.23%
75 to 79 years 2,772 2.84%
80 to 84 years 1,650 1.69%
85 years and over 1,833 1.88%
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Lafourche Parish, LA population by age group

Key stats
30,830
Population under 25 years
25,896
Population aged 25-44
25,680
Population aged 45-64
15,271
Population aged 65+

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

The graph shows Lafourche 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
Lafourche Parish, LA population by age group. The largest age group was 35-39 years with a poulation of 7,024 (7.19% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Lafourche Parish, LA was for the group of age 35-39 years with a population of 7,024 (7.19%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Lafourche Parish, LA was the 80-84 years with a population of 1,650 (1.69%).

Lafourche Parish, LA population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Lafourche 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 Lafourche 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.
Lafourche 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 59,611 (61.03% 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 22,795 23.34%
18 to 64 years 59,611 61.03%
85 years and over 15,271 15.63%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Lafourche Parish's population under 18 was 23.34%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Lafourche Parish's working population (between 18 and 64) was 61.03%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Lafourche Parish's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 15.63% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Lafourche Parish, LA population pyramid

Population pyramid for Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Lafourche Parish, LA, is 29.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Lafourche Parish, LA, is 24.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Lafourche Parish, LA is 54.0.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Lafourche Parish, LA is 4.2.
The graph shows Lafourche 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.
Lafourche Parish, LA population pyramid i.e. Lafourche Parish population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

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

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 3,045 3,008 6,053
5 to 9 years 3,314 3,368 6,682
10 to 14 years 3,250 2,986 6,236
15 to 19 years 3,270 3,092 6,362
20 to 24 years 2,722 2,775 5,497
25 to 29 years 3,347 3,403 6,750
30 to 34 years 3,417 3,102 6,519
35 to 39 years 3,368 3,656 7,024
40 to 44 years 2,868 2,735 5,603
45 to 49 years 2,892 2,875 5,767
50 to 54 years 3,209 3,433 6,642
55 to 59 years 3,492 3,306 6,798
60 to 64 years 3,135 3,338 6,473
65 to 69 years 2,320 2,560 4,880
70 to 74 years 1,965 2,171 4,136
75 to 79 years 1,118 1,654 2,772
80 to 84 years 737 913 1,650
85 years and over 739 1,094 1,833
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Things to know

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

Lafourche Parish's population under the age of 18 is 22,795, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 23.34% of the total resident population of Lafourche Parish, LA.

What is the aging population in Lafourche Parish, LA?

Lafourche Parish's population aged 65 years and above was 15,271. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 15.63% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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

Context

The dataset tabulates the Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Lafourche Parish by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Lafourche Parish.

Key observations

The largest age group in Lafourche Parish, LA was for the group of age 35-39 years with a population of 7,024 (7.19%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Lafourche Parish, LA was the 80-84 years with a population of 1,650 (1.69%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

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

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 Lafourche Parish Population by Age. You can refer the same here

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

Context

The dataset tabulates the Lafourche 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 Lafourche 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.

Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Lafourche Parish is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish Population by Age. You can refer the same here

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

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Lafourche Parish, LA population pyramid, which represents the Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish, LA, is 29.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Lafourche Parish, LA, is 24.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Lafourche Parish, LA is 54.0.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Lafourche Parish, LA is 4.2.

Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Lafourche Parish for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Lafourche Parish for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish Population by Age. You can refer the same here

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