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Catahoula County Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Catahoula County is 10,273, which is 5.92% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Catahoula County population density is 13.89 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Catahoula County is white, which represent 66.46% of the total population. The average Catahoula County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 10,273. #59

Population Growth Since 2000, #51

Catahoula County

Population Density, #61

Catahoula County
13.89 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:6,827 (66.46%, #33)
Black:3,249 (31.63%, #30)
Hispanic:114 (1.11%, #61)
Asian:11 (0.11%, #48)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):10 (0.10%, #59)
One Race, Other:8 (0.08%, see rank)
Two or More Races:168 (1.64%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

8,949 (87.11%) out of the total population of 10,273 reported first ancestry.

 Catahoula County% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch150.15%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English5014.88%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French6576.40%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German3923.82%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish8197.97%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian1031.00%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish00.00%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish500.49%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish430.42%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African80.08%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American3,28431.97%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 5,465 (53.20%, see rank)
Females: 4,808 (46.80%, see rank)

Catahoula County
Male: 53.20%
Female: 46.80%
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Catahoula County
38.70 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Catahoula County
35.80 years old
34.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Catahoula County
41.60 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Catahoula County% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years6316.14%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years7927.71%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years5455.31%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years6095.93%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years6496.32%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,48014.41%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,12910.99%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,46414.25%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,42113.83%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years9018.77%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 5034.90%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over1491.45%, see rank1.52%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Catahoula CountyLouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population7,047, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School1,918, 27.22%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate2,943, 41.76%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,367, 19.40%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree647, 9.18%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree172, 2.44%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.84, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Catahoula County LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten36693.99%6.01%71.34%28.66%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,10489.95%, see rank10.05%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)38790.70%, see rank9.30%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%
College16479.27%, see rank20.73%, see rank82.21%17.79%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School4197.56%, see rank2.44%, see rank70.15%29.85%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Catahoula CountyLouisianaU.S.
Total Households3,786, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.47, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households1,050, 27.73%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,736, 72.27%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,656, 70.15%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family1,858, 49.08%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,130, 29.85%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Catahoula County%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total8,305see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over4,457100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married1,57335.29%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married2,23250.08%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed1543.46%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced49811.17%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over3,848100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married85122.12%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married1,98051.46%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed60515.72%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced41210.71%, see rank13.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Catahoula County%LouisianaU.S.
Native10,15898.88%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,75975.53%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State2,38023.17%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
190.18%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born1151.12%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship830.81%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship320.31%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia300.29%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America290.28%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America560.55%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Catahoula County%LouisianaU.S.
English3,69697.62%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish441.16%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages461.22%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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