Poydras demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)61310891
Median age35.736.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%43%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Poydras, LA has a population of 2,394 and is the 10,080th largest city in the United States. The population density is 613 per sq mi which is 467% higher than the Louisiana average and 576% higher than the national average. The median age in Poydras is 36 which is approximately 1% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Poydras, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 88% of Poydras residents were born in Louisiana, 11% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Poydras is 467% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Poydras is 1% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Poydras 85.71% of the population is White.
  • In Poydras 13.12% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Poydras 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Poydras population breakdown by race

      Black or African American13.12%32.16%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.57%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.17%1.83%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.09%4.75%
      In Poydras, 8.4% 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 Poydras, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).