Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Tensas Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 4,615 with a growth rate of -3.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tensas Parish, Louisiana is the 64th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,615-178-3.71%
20164,7931162.48%
20164,677-97-2.03%
20154,774-80-1.65%
20144,854-80-1.62%
20134,934-65-1.30%
20124,999-93-1.83%
20115,092-139-2.66%
20105,231-1,872-26.36%
19907,103-1,422-16.68%
19808,525-1,207-12.40%
19709,732-2,064-17.50%
196011,796-1,413-10.70%
195013,209-2,731-17.13%
194015,9408445.59%
193015,0963,01124.92%
192012,085-4,975-29.16%
191017,060-2,010-10.54%
190019,0702,42314.56%
189016,647-1,168-6.56%
188017,8155,39643.45%
187012,419-3,659-22.76%
186016,0787,03877.85%
18509,0400.00%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American2,669
White2,096
Some Other Race16
Two or More Races12

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Median Age

42.6


Total

40.4


Male

47.2


Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 3,585 adults, (963 of which are seniors) in Tensas Parish, Louisiana.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

2,458

51.28%

Male

2,335

48.72%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81.9%18.1%
Married78.7%21.3%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female43.4%56.6%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9412.4660.4
Non Family7991.0951.9
Married6293.0278.7
Female4084.1143.4
Male1053.1181.9

3.36

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Households

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Education

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1665.09%
9th to 12th Grade59418.23%
High School Graduate1,50446.15%
Some College59818.35%
Associates Degree1013.10%
Bachelors Degree2186.69%
Graduate Degree782.39%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6491,17474
White1,5671,293219
Hispanic46323
Other Race42

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.98%.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,667$26,228$16,662
Less Than High School$12,633$10,893$13,807
High School Grad$19,867$36,442$15,828
Some College$16,777$21,750$16,426
Bachelors Degree$31,042$50,278$24,750
Graduate Degree$60,417$$50,000

$18,667

Average Earnings

$26,228

Average Male

$16,662

Average Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

97.58% of Tensas Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,6581,35150.83%
White2,01220210.04%
Hispanic805062.50%
Multiple1212100.00%

33.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.38%

Male Poverty Rate

34.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana is White, with 10.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.57%.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.50%
High School28.21%
Some College25.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed69.23%
Female Unemployed57.48%
Female Employed18.23%
Male Employed8.50%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Income

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,385$37,413
Families$32,411$47,967
Married Families$44,926$
Non Families$15,104$21,714

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

321

Number of Veterans

298

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam143
First Gulf War58
Korea32
Second Gulf War27
World War II17

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7499
75+84
35 to 5460
55 to 6459
18 to 3419

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White21412.60%
Black1075.68%
Hispanic24.35%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

15.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Newellton11871040-147-12.38%
St. Joseph11761029-147-12.50%
Waterproof682591-91-13.34%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990