Sulphur demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,8038991
Median age35.236.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%43%43%
Speak English93%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Sulphur, LA has a population of 20,198 and is the 2,156th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,803 per sq mi which is 1933% higher than the Louisiana average and 1890% higher than the national average. The median age in Sulphur is 35 which is approximately 3% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Sulphur, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 74% of Sulphur residents were born in Louisiana, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Sulphur is 1933% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Sulphur is 3% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Sulphur 94.43% of the population is White.
  • In Sulphur 3.27% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sulphur 0.74% of the population is Asian.

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Sulphur population breakdown by race

Black or African American3.27%32.16%12.63%
American Indian0.19%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.10%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.27%1.09%4.75%
In Sulphur, 4.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sulphur, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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