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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sulphur is 20,641. Sulphur, Louisiana is the 1,827th largest city in the US.
Sulphur is located entirely in Calcasieu Parish.
The peak population of Sulphur was in 2020, when its population was 21,758. In 2020, Sulphur was the 1,747th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,827th largest city in the US. Sulphur is currently 5.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Sulphur has grown 0.8% since the 2000. Sulphur, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sulphur has a population density of 2,042.8 people per square mile.
|1829||Forest Lake, Minnesota||20,608||41.9%|
|1830||Pleasantville, New Jersey||20,595||8.4%|
|1833||Parma Heights, Ohio||20,543||-5.0%|
The total voting age population of Sulphur, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,556. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.7% of the residents of Sulphur are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sulphur are 89.1% White, 7.0% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 6.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sulphur, 14.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.2%. On a per-household basis, 10.1% of families are below the poverty line in Sulphur.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.0% of Sulphur residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.9% of Sulphur residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sulphur residents aged 5 and older, 7.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sulphur is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sulphur, 14.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sulphur is $53,287.
In Sulphur, 67.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.1% of housing units in Sulphur.
Of all the housing units in Sulphur, 3.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Sulphur, 18.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sulphur is $850.
In Sulphur, 79.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.