Jefferson Davis Parish, LA Demographics

The total population of Jefferson Davis Parish is estimated to be 32,277 with 16,068 males (49.78%) and 16,209 females (50.22%). There are 141 more females than males in Jefferson Davis Parish.
The median household income in Jefferson Davis Parish was $49,266 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 863(1.78%) from $48,403 in 2020. This income is 66.03% 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, Jefferson Davis Parish sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of under 25 years old, at $96,658. Overall, the median household income for the county of Jefferson Davis Parish stands at $49,266.
In Jefferson Davis Parish, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $36,820 for males and $18,909 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $61,429 for males and $35,967 for females.
In Jefferson Davis 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 $168,165, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $33,809.
In 2022, the population of Jefferson Davis Parish was 32,026, a 1.19% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Jefferson Davis Parish's population was 32,413, an increase of 0.63% compared to a population of 32,210 in 2020.
The median age in Jefferson Davis Parish, LA is 37.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.09% were under the age of 15, 19.23% aged 15 to 29, 43.58% aged 30 to 64, 14.13% aged 65 to 84, and 1.97% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Jefferson Davis Parish population: 78.03% are White, 16.25% are Black or African American, 0.90% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.16% are Asian, 0.81% are some other race and 3.85% are multiracial.