Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Tensas Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 4,583 with a growth rate of -1.59% 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
20184,462-121-2.64%
20174,583-74-1.59%
20164,657-116-2.43%
20154,773-80-1.65%
20144,853-81-1.64%
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 American2,645
White2,096
Some Other Race18
Two or More Races8
Asian4

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Median Age

44


Total

41.1


Male

48.9


Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 3,600 adults, (1,044 of whom are seniors) in Tensas Parish, Louisiana.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

2,449

51.33%

Male

2,322

48.67%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79%21%
Married77%23%
All62%38%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female50.1%49.9%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9302.4662
Non Family8251.1254.2
Married6172.9877
Female3834.3250.1
Male1053.2479

3.42

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1715.23%
9th to 12th Grade60818.61%
High School Graduate1,49845.85%
Some College58818.00%
Associates Degree852.60%
Bachelors Degree2186.67%
Graduate Degree993.03%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6671,16793
White1,5501,289222
Hispanic50322
Other Race63
Asian4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,000$30,174$17,157
Less Than High School$13,589$13,380$20,000
High School Grad$19,543$36,944$15,908
Some College$17,500$19,722$17,074
Bachelors Degree$29,417$58,281$22,500
Graduate Degree$63,188$$50,833

$20,000

Average Earnings

$30,174

Average Male

$17,157

Average Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

97.77% of Tensas Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,6381,42654.06%
White2,00831715.79%
Hispanic835363.86%
Multiple88100.00%
Asian44100.00%

38.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.32%

Male Poverty Rate

37.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana is White, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.80%
Some College31.65%
High School29.31%
Bachelors or Greater7.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.13%
Female Unemployed51.33%
Female Employed21.09%
Male Employed12.41%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Income

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,906$37,237
Families$32,072$48,980
Married Families$44,044-
Non Families$14,696$21,024

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans

303

Number of Veterans

280

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam143
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War32
Korea29
World War II7

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White20812.22%
Black955.03%
Hispanic24.00%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

24.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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