Statewide Claims to Fame

Sulphur is 6th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - White

Sulphur is 7th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Sulphur is 15th in Louisiana out of 62 other cities in Current population (2012)

Sulphur is 18th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Sulphur is 19th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Households

Sulphur is 20th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 20,157 15th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 10.0 41st 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,042.8 37th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 7.6% 39th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.6% 55th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.3% 29th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.2% 39th 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.8% 46th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 89.8% 6th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.2% 98th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 58th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 67th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 18th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 41st 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 52nd 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 87.7% 7th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 52.1% 47th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.2% 65th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 9,053 20th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 13.0% 66th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 8,021 19th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.4% 41st 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $112,800 69th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 68th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $24,563 32nd $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $46,307 46th $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.7% 61st 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sulphur Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,336 33rd 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $468,626 21st $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $24,026 23rd $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $62,287 21st $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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