Population of Louisiana 2021

Population

According to the 2010 Census, Louisiana had 4,533,372 residents, of which 60.3% were white, 32.0% African-American, 4.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% Asian-American and 0.7% Indian. The majority of whites have French or Creole ancestors, but only 4.5% speak French as their mother tongue. 5.4% of the population aged 5 and over spoke Spanish at home (up from 3.5% in 2000).

The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Louisiana was 4,670,724 as of July 1, 2015, an increase of 3.03% since the 2010 US census.

Top Counties by Population in Louisiana

Rank County Name Population Population Density (per kmĀ²)
1 East Baton Rouge Parish 440,070 360.71
2 Jefferson Parish 432,504 260.07
3 Orleans Parish 390,155 430.63
4 St. Tammany Parish 260,430 89.46
5 Lafayette Parish 244,401 349.64
6 Caddo Parish 240,215 98.98
7 Calcasieu Parish 203,447 71.81
8 Ouachita Parish 153,290 93.53
9 Livingston Parish 140,800 77.32
10 Tangipahoa Parish 134,769 63.21
11 Rapides Parish 129,659 36.75
12 Bossier Parish 127,050 56.57
13 Ascension Parish 126,615 161.29
14 Terrebonne Parish 110,472 20.51
15 Lafourche Parish 97,625 25.61
16 St. Landry Parish 82,135 33.77
17 Iberia Parish 69,841 26.16
18 Acadia Parish 62,056 36.42
19 Vermilion Parish 59,522 14.94
20 St. Martin Parish 53,442 25.26
21 St. Charles Parish 53,111 50.01
22 St. Mary Parish 49,359 31.14
23 Vernon Parish 47,440 13.66
24 St. Bernard Parish 47,255 10.17
25 Lincoln Parish 46,753 38.26
26 Washington Parish 46,205 26.39
27 St. John the Baptist Parish 42,848 47.56
28 Avoyelles Parish 40,155 17.90
29 Webster Parish 38,351 24.07
30 Natchitoches Parish 38,169 11.35
31 Beauregard Parish 37,508 12.42
32 Evangeline Parish 33,406 18.97
33 Iberville Parish 32,522 19.23
34 Jefferson Davis Parish 31,379 18.38
35 DeSoto Parish 27,474 11.85
36 West Baton Rouge Parish 26,476 50.33
37 Allen Parish 25,638 12.92
38 Morehouse Parish 24,885 11.94
39 Sabine Parish 23,895 9.12
40 Plaquemines Parish 23,208 3.69
41 Grant Parish 22,400 13.02
42 Union Parish 22,119 9.44
43 Assumption Parish 21,902 23.23
44 Pointe Coupee Parish 21,741 14.20
45 St. James Parish 21,107 31.60
46 Richland Parish 20,133 13.78
47 Franklin Parish 20,026 12.16
48 Concordia Parish 19,270 9.93
49 East Feliciana Parish 19,146 16.21
50 Jackson Parish 15,755 10.49
51 Claiborne Parish 15,681 7.88
52 West Feliciana Parish 15,579 14.12
53 LaSalle Parish 14,903 8.68
54 Winn Parish 13,915 5.61
55 Bienville Parish 13,252 6.22
56 Madison Parish 10,962 6.50
57 West Carroll Parish 10,841 11.63
58 St. Helena Parish 10,143 9.58
59 Caldwell Parish 9,929 7.09
60 Catahoula Parish 9,505 4.97
61 Red River Parish 8,453 8.12
62 Cameron Parish 6,984 1.40
63 East Carroll Parish 6,872 6.00
64 Tensas Parish 4,345 2.62

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