Calcasieu Parish, LA Demographics

The total population of Calcasieu Parish is estimated to be 210,770 with 103,638 males (49.17%) and 107,132 females (50.83%). There are 3,494 more females than males in Calcasieu Parish.
The median household income in Calcasieu Parish was $64,282 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 4,377(7.31%) from $59,905 in 2020. This income is 86.16% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Calcasieu Parish sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $77,332. Overall, the median household income for the county of Calcasieu Parish stands at $62,197.
In Calcasieu Parish, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $41,881 for males and $24,890 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $61,459 for males and $44,970 for females.
In Calcasieu Parish, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $72,446, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $38,889.
In 2022, the population of Calcasieu Parish was 202,418, a 1.31% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Calcasieu Parish's population was 205,095, a decline of 5.25% compared to a population of 216,465 in 2020.
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.
Racial distribution of Calcasieu Parish population: 68.95% are White, 25.04% are Black or African American, 0.21% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.47% are Asian, 0% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.06% are some other race and 3.27% are multiracial.