Lake Providence demographics profile

StatisticLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0528991
Median age35.636.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
Lake Providence, LA has a population of 3,779 and is the 7,707th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,052 per sq mi which is 1086% higher than the Louisiana average and 1061% higher than the national average. The median age in Lake Providence is 36 which is approximately 2% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Lake Providence, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 82% of Lake Providence residents were born in Louisiana, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lake Providence is 1086% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Lake Providence is 2% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Lake Providence 19.90% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Lake Providence 78.30% of the population is African American.
  • In Lake Providence 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Lake Providence population breakdown by race

RaceLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
African American78.30%32.16%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.80%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.09%4.75%
In Lake Providence, 0.3% 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 Lake Providence, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).