Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jennings is 9,697. Jennings, Louisiana is the 3,216th largest city in the US.
Jennings is located entirely in Jefferson Davis Parish.
The peak population of Jennings was in 1990, when its population was 11,632. In 1990, Jennings was the 2,180th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,216th largest city in the US. Jennings is currently 16.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jennings has shrunk 11.4% since the year 2000. Jennings, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Jennings, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,378. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.8% of the residents of Jennings are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jennings are 68.9% White, 28.2% Black, 2.3% Two or more races and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 0.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jennings, 25.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.1%. On a per-household basis, 26.2% of families are below the poverty line in Jennings.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.3% of Jennings residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.4% of Jennings residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jennings residents aged 5 and older, 5.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jennings is 8.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jennings, 13.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jennings is $29,819.
In Jennings, 58.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.8% of housing units in Jennings.
Of all the housing units in Jennings, 9.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Jennings, 9.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 480 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jennings is $625.
In Jennings, 67.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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|3208||New Square, New York||9,721||123.3%|
|3209||Hillsborough, North Carolina||9,716||77.0%|
|3211||Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin||9,706||2.5%|
|3212||Washington, North Carolina||9,705||-0.2%|
|3213||Berlin, New Hampshire||9,704||-6.0%|
|3215||Sauk Village, Illinois||9,698||-6.9%|
|3217||Morehead City, North Carolina||9,688||22.8%|
|3224||Matawan, New Jersey||9,643||7.9%|
|3226||Arden Hills, Minnesota||9,637||-0.2%|
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