Natchitoches demographics profile

StatisticNatchitochesLouisianaNational
Population18,4024,645,670318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8108991
Median age26.436.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%43%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Natchitoches, LA has a population of 18,402 and is the 2,370th largest city in the United States. The population density is 810 per sq mi which is 813% higher than the Louisiana average and 794% higher than the national average. The median age in Natchitoches is 26 which is approximately 27% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Natchitoches, 37% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 83% of Natchitoches residents were born in Louisiana, 15% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Natchitoches is 813% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Natchitoches is 27% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Natchitoches 37.66% of the population is White.
  • In Natchitoches 59.72% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Natchitoches 0.20% of the population is Asian.

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Natchitoches population breakdown by race

RaceNatchitochesLouisianaNational
White37.66%62.62%73.35%
Black or African American59.72%32.16%12.63%
Asian0.20%1.69%5.22%
American Indian0.84%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.87%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.70%1.09%4.75%
In Natchitoches, 1.5% 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 Natchitoches, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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