|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mer Rouge is 459. Mer Rouge, Louisiana is the 13,526th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mer Rouge was in 1990, when its population was 820. In 1990, Mer Rouge was the 10,697th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,526th largest city in the US. Mer Rouge is currently 44.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Mer Rouge has shrunk 32.9% since the year 2000. Mer Rouge, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13520||St. Rose, Illinois||460|
|13522||Buffalo Springs, Texas||459||-7.2%|
|13523||Gibson, North Carolina||459||-19.7%|
|13525||Hickory Grove, South Carolina||459||35.7%|
|13526||Mer Rouge, Louisiana||459||-32.9%|
|13528||North Fairfield, Ohio||459||-20.3%|
|13529||Valley Falls, New York||459||-6.3%|
The total voting age population of Mer Rouge, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 437. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.8% of the residents of Mer Rouge are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mer Rouge are 56.6% White and 43.4% Black.
In Mer Rouge, 36.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 49.5%. On a per-household basis, 40.0% of families are below the poverty line in Mer Rouge.
Among those aged 16 and older, 36.1% of Mer Rouge residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.3% of Mer Rouge residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mer Rouge residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mer Rouge is 1.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mer Rouge, 9.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mer Rouge is $32,292.
In Mer Rouge, 58.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.2% of housing units in Mer Rouge.
Of all the housing units in Mer Rouge, 10.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Mer Rouge, 15.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mer Rouge is $492.
In Mer Rouge, 53.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.