10 Largest Cities in Louisiana

The largest city in Louisiana is New Orleans, with a population of 387,564. Addis is the fastest growing city in Louisiana over the past 10 years, having grown 136.38% since 2010.

Rank Name 2022 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1New Orleans387,564347,77211.44%2,287169.43
2Baton Rouge214,374229,374-6.54%2,48086.45
3Shreveport180,368201,437-10.46%1,680107.36
4Metairie142,135138,4812.64%6,11123.26
5Lafayette125,627121,8363.11%2,26455.50
6Lake Charles78,78672,5318.62%1,75544.89
7Bossier City67,68862,1208.96%1,55743.48
8Kenner65,60866,635-1.54%4,40914.88
9Monroe45,75248,902-6.44%1,56229.30
10Alexandria45,02847,965-6.12%1,58128.48
11Prairieville31,97426,89518.88%1,45322.00
12Houma31,87433,632-5.23%2,20914.43
13Marrero30,89433,141-6.78%4,2917.20
14Central29,66027,2638.79%47662.26
15Laplace29,10829,872-2.56%1,39320.89
16Slidell27,22227,315-0.34%1,77615.33
17New Iberia26,92130,610-12.05%2,41711.14
18Terrytown24,95323,3197.01%6,8073.67
19Chalmette23,85116,75142.39%3,3257.17
20Hammond23,45619,99117.33%1,67114.04
21Ruston21,33221,925-2.70%1,00921.14
22Harvey21,05420,3483.47%3,2466.49
23Shenandoah20,25218,39910.07%3,2686.20
24Bayou Cane20,09319,3553.81%2,6437.60
25Sulphur19,99920,394-1.94%1,78211.22
26Zachary19,08315,20425.51%73226.08
27Estelle17,96816,3779.71%3,8744.64
28Gretna17,44917,741-1.65%4,3234.04
29Youngsville16,7808,390100.00%1,39012.07
30Natchitoches16,68718,518-9.89%73422.73
31Opelousas15,36516,757-8.31%1,9397.92
32Luling14,04912,11915.93%60323.29
33Thibodaux14,04714,493-3.08%2,2926.13
34Belle Chasse14,02412,67910.61%56324.92
35Pineville13,96314,516-3.81%1,10912.59
36Broussard13,8348,41364.44%78817.55
37River Ridge13,33713,494-1.16%4,7702.80
38Baker12,78013,860-7.79%1,5218.40
39Mandeville12,51712,0813.61%1,7587.12
40Crowley12,39313,268-6.59%2,1185.85
41West Monroe11,69613,094-10.68%1,4588.02
42Abbeville11,62112,225-4.94%1,9226.05
43Claiborne11,60211,5070.83%1,1659.96
44Bayou Blue11,40112,352-7.70%49023.27
45Destrehan11,39811,535-1.19%1,9105.97
46Gardere11,39410,5807.69%3,4313.32
47Gonzales11,3269,81315.42%1,2399.14
48Minden11,11113,072-15.00%73915.04
49Moss Bluff11,05511,557-4.34%72615.22
50Bogalusa11,05112,222-9.58%1,1639.51
51Raceland10,69810,1934.95%49621.57
52Covington10,5978,87419.42%1,3138.07
53Jefferson10,50111,193-6.18%3,8792.71
54Morgan City10,30112,367-16.71%1,7225.98
55DeRidder10,26110,633-3.50%1,1129.23
56Carencro10,2087,69232.71%1,3037.84
57Woodmere10,17312,080-15.79%2,7863.65
58Waggaman10,01710,0150.02%1,8195.51
59Timberlane9,95010,243-2.86%6,6161.50
60Denham Springs9,58810,366-7.51%1,3157.29
61Bastrop9,55511,310-15.52%1,0748.90
62Eunice9,48410,399-8.80%1,8465.14
63Jennings9,44310,384-9.06%90810.40
64Harahan9,1369,258-1.32%4,5432.01
65Fort Polk South9,0489,0380.11%1,4696.16
66Lacombe8,9608,6793.24%33926.45
67Merrydale8,9039,772-8.89%2,0984.24
68Donaldsonville8,7537,44117.63%2,3103.79
69Scott8,6338,4921.66%74211.64
70Reserve8,6119,766-11.83%59114.56
71Addis8,5973,637136.38%2,0454.20
72Prien8,4377,8108.03%1,5465.46
73Oak Hills Place8,3268,1951.60%2,6753.11
74Westwego8,1588,532-4.38%2,6183.12
75Breaux Bridge7,9928,141-1.83%1,0367.72
76Rayne7,9057,945-0.50%2,0853.79
77St. Gabriel7,7276,67615.74%26029.66
78Old Jefferson7,6596,9809.73%2,1763.52
79Oakdale7,5437,768-2.90%1,4535.19
80Ponchatoula7,5076,57214.23%1,5864.73
81Eden Isle7,3657,0414.60%2,4333.03
82St. Rose7,3528,122-9.48%1,1606.34
83Red Chute7,3356,26117.15%7959.22
84Village St. George7,3347,1043.24%3,2842.23
85Larose7,1517,400-3.36%65810.87
86Meraux7,0075,81620.48%1,6894.15
87Galliano6,9877,676-8.98%62711.14
88Ville Platte6,8567,419-7.59%1,7074.02
89Bridge City6,6027,706-14.33%1,5794.18
90Schriever6,5006,853-5.15%45414.31
91Franklin6,4637,640-15.41%6519.92
92Plaquemine6,2787,110-11.70%2,1502.92
93Tallulah6,2737,335-14.48%2,2542.78
94Walker6,1796,1141.06%9386.59
95Cut Off5,9855,9760.15%40914.64
96Inniswold5,9636,180-3.51%2,6622.24
97Gray5,9445,5846.45%51111.64
98Brownfields5,7725,4016.87%1,3944.14
99Violet5,7554,97315.72%1,4663.93
100Elmwood5,6984,63522.93%1,5103.77
101St. Martinville5,6346,102-7.67%1,8233.09
102Patterson5,6246,110-7.95%2,2282.52
103Chackbay5,3685,1773.69%18828.52
104Avondale5,3214,9547.41%9585.56
105Leesville5,2896,555-19.31%9335.67
106Carlyss5,2484,67012.38%47411.06
107Marksville5,1915,700-8.93%1,0794.81
108Grambling5,1115,0062.10%8665.90
109Westlake5,1044,56311.86%1,3853.69
110Jeanerette4,9515,529-10.45%2,1452.31
111Monticello4,7745,172-7.70%1,9972.39
112Swartz4,6294,5362.05%5698.13
113Eastwood4,5484,09311.12%7166.35
114Springhill4,4845,265-14.83%7226.21
115Mansfield4,4714,975-10.13%1,2243.65
116Amite City4,4304,1506.75%1,1433.88
117Winnsboro4,3974,915-10.54%1,1004.00
118Arabi4,3873,63520.69%2,5001.75
119New Roads4,3574,825-9.70%9514.58
120Jonesboro4,3204,710-8.28%8914.85
121Bayou Vista4,3164,652-7.22%2,3951.80
122Berwick4,2754,938-13.43%7245.90
123Church Point4,2744,590-6.88%1,4772.89
124Kaplan4,2364,607-8.05%1,8192.33
125Port Allen4,1585,201-20.05%1,4672.83
126Winnfield3,9964,834-17.34%1,0973.64
127Ball3,8813,994-2.83%4877.96
128Brownsville3,7564,317-13.00%1,0803.48
129Bunkie3,7474,174-10.23%1,2403.02
130Jackson3,7013,829-3.34%8294.46
131Farmerville3,6573,929-6.92%6335.78
132Franklinton3,6433,847-5.30%8334.37
133Vidalia3,5394,296-17.62%1,3642.59
134Sterlington3,5161,617117.44%1,2452.82
135Jena3,4033,4010.06%6195.50
136South Vacherie3,3923,642-6.86%6625.12
137Vivian3,3743,685-8.44%6135.50
138Rayville3,3663,698-8.98%1,4572.31
139Richwood3,3423,364-0.65%1,3272.52
140Grand Point3,2752,47332.43%7634.29
141Gramercy3,2693,479-6.04%1,6242.01
142Hahnville3,2693,344-2.24%5885.56
143Haughton3,2123,467-7.36%5605.73
144Welsh3,1913,231-1.24%5056.32
145Lake Providence3,1893,959-19.45%8873.59
146Blanchard3,1072,9096.81%7764.00
147Vinton3,1053,402-8.73%6085.11
148Lutcher3,0843,545-13.00%9153.37
149Mamou3,0553,271-6.60%2,1681.41
150Greenwood3,0353,229-6.01%3379.00
151Iowa3,0352,9971.27%9513.19
152Boutte3,0303,075-1.46%22013.78
153Ferriday2,9943,518-14.89%1,8381.63
154DeQuincy2,9753,231-7.92%9313.19
155Natalbany2,9082,984-2.55%6574.43
156Norco2,8503,074-7.29%8283.44
157Poydras2,7902,35118.67%7143.91
158Stonewall2,7711,84949.86%3258.51
159Westminster2,7603,008-8.24%2,4601.12
160Sunset2,7532,895-4.91%8853.11
161Delhi2,7202,940-7.48%9472.87
162Lake Arthur2,7182,742-0.88%1,4661.85
163Abita Springs2,7042,36914.14%5894.59
164Bawcomville2,6963,588-24.86%8513.17
165Pearl River2,6672,42110.16%7243.69
166Homer2,6663,229-17.44%5734.65
167Many2,6482,848-7.02%7613.48
168Arcadia2,6222,980-12.01%7193.65
169Mathews2,5512,20915.48%6413.98
170Bourg2,4792,579-3.88%4395.65
171Kentwood2,4482,20610.97%3447.11
172Chauvin2,4082,912-17.31%5064.76
173Kinder2,3472,470-4.98%4255.53
174Belle Rose2,3381,90222.92%4375.35
175Lockport2,3082,579-10.51%3,6230.64
176Milton2,2993,030-24.13%4954.65
177Fort Polk North2,2632,864-20.98%2708.38
178Brusly2,2572,605-13.36%1,0202.21
179Amelia2,2152,459-9.92%8792.52
180Erwinville2,1802,192-0.55%2737.97
181Pierre Part2,1793,169-31.24%7093.07
182Baldwin2,1742,430-10.53%6763.22
183Lakeshore2,1701,93012.44%2,5440.85
184Garyville2,1552,811-23.34%15114.27
185Lafourche Crossing2,1422,0026.99%5094.21
186Montegut2,1331,54038.51%5094.19
187Montz2,1111,91810.06%9772.16
188Benton2,0911,9646.47%9682.16
189New Llano2,0802,622-20.67%7782.67
190Port Barre2,0752,097-1.05%1,9251.08
191Simmesport2,0242,161-6.34%9262.19
192Livingston2,0221,78013.60%6273.22
193Jean Lafitte2,0031,9065.09%3425.86
194Ossun1,9932,144-7.04%5873.39
195Maurice1,9601,10377.70%7052.78
196Erath1,9552,114-7.52%1,1131.76
197Zwolle1,9311,983-2.62%4234.56
198Cecilia1,9171,980-3.18%9052.12
199Jonesville1,9132,255-15.17%9961.92
200Haynesville1,8992,319-18.11%3934.83
201Bayou L'Ourse1,8921,978-4.35%6952.72
202Independence1,8901,7607.39%7842.41
203Golden Meadow1,8822,110-10.81%7702.44
204North Vacherie1,8572,346-20.84%3315.61
205Cottonport1,8522,012-7.95%9242.00
206Bayou Gauche1,8192,071-12.17%14212.85
207Henderson1,8011,6936.38%6772.66
208Delcambre1,7981,862-3.44%1,5371.17
209Port Sulphur1,7891,7601.65%3275.47
210Edgard1,7852,441-26.87%15711.38
211Sorrento1,7791,42924.49%4883.65
212Basile1,7651,818-2.92%1,5221.16
213Duson1,7591,7430.92%5873.00
214Oberlin1,7241,765-2.32%3944.38
215Coushatta1,7211,963-12.33%5153.34
216Labadieville1,6981,854-8.41%4363.90
217Minorca1,6912,317-27.02%3794.47
218Des Allemands1,6902,505-32.53%1709.95
219Cade1,6551,723-3.95%2466.72
220St. Francisville1,6101,760-8.52%8851.82
221White Castle1,6041,878-14.59%2,1880.73
222Lockport Heights1,5881,28623.48%1,2151.31
223Paradis1,5861,29822.19%2476.43
224Bernice1,5461,693-8.68%4793.23
225Logansport1,5131,549-2.32%4463.40
226Charenton1,5001,903-21.18%3024.97
227Rosepine1,4761,704-13.38%6082.43
228Oak Grove1,4691,721-14.64%8551.72
229Grand Isle1,4561,30211.83%2286.40
230Clinton1,4481,640-11.71%5282.74
231Pine Prairie1,4361,475-2.64%8901.61
232Colfax1,4251,551-8.12%9561.49
233Presquille1,4241,807-21.20%1,8190.78
234Iota1,4151,502-5.79%1,1141.27
235New Sarpy1,3891,464-5.12%1,2241.14
236Hackberry1,3841,2619.75%4928.07
237Olla1,3811,391-0.72%3513.93
238Livonia1,3761,452-5.23%7271.89
239Killian1,3611,20812.67%12510.88
240Ringgold1,3341,490-10.47%5762.31
241Deville1,3141,764-25.51%10013.14
242Mansura1,3131,459-10.01%4602.85
243Lakeview1,31294838.40%1,5580.84
244Urania1,2951,313-1.37%9451.37
245Gueydan1,2911,400-7.79%1,4140.91
246Paulina1,2801,1788.66%2774.62
247Glenmora1,2791,345-4.91%7391.73
248Roseland1,2711,12712.78%6122.08
249Wallace1,26367188.23%1966.46
250Lawtell1,2521,1984.51%3024.14
251Watson1,2521,04719.58%1,3060.96
252French Settlement1,2311,11110.80%4512.73
253Vienna Bend1,2301,251-1.68%5702.16
254Empire1,22299323.06%2345.22
255Paincourtville1,20591132.27%6921.74
256Barataria1,2001,1098.21%2804.29
257Estherwood1,19189433.22%6391.86
258Hayes1,18278051.54%4252.78
259Ama1,1721,316-10.94%3353.50
260Woodworth1,1601,1312.56%1318.88
261Albany1,1591,1332.29%8981.29
262Midway1,1551,291-10.53%3813.03
263Dulac1,1541,463-21.12%7216.02
264Bayou Country Club1,1461,396-17.91%1,3810.83
265Sibley1,1451,220-6.15%2953.89
266Banks Springs1,1421,192-4.19%3643.13
267Lecom1,1421,226-6.85%1,0741.06
268Krotz Springs1,1401,200-5.00%6601.73
269Elton1,1291,130-0.09%6871.64
270Lemannville1,11886030.00%1,1041.01
271Leonville1,0841,088-0.37%3982.73
272Merryville1,0841,108-2.17%1119.79
273Start1,06790517.90%3043.51
274Lydia1,06195211.45%6241.70
275Choctaw1,06087920.59%1706.25
276Catahoula1,0541,094-3.66%3443.06
277Cullen1,0361,161-10.77%8991.15
278Arnaudville1,0221,046-2.29%1,4730.69
279Cam1,0141,055-3.89%9731.04
280Melville1,0081,041-3.17%8031.26
281Clarks9881,020-3.14%1,0290.96
282Choudrant98786114.63%2334.23
283Boyce9591,006-4.67%2,0850.46
284Oil City9461,010-6.34%5311.78
285Maringouin9431,100-14.27%1,2810.74
286Wallace Ridge93671031.83%1347.00
287Cotton Valley9181,009-9.02%3492.63
288Plain Dealing9141,018-10.22%5791.58
289Folsom90771926.15%5431.67
290Fordoche904929-2.69%3722.43
291Reddell89573322.10%2353.81
292Washington887960-7.60%1,0730.83
293St. Joseph8861,171-24.34%9960.89
294Welcome88480010.50%1954.54
295Grand Coteau881928-5.06%3642.42
296Crescent878959-8.45%5271.67
297Madisonville87575216.36%3482.51
298Slaughter873991-11.91%1595.48
299Wisner873965-9.53%1,0970.80
300Dubach871957-8.99%4791.82
301Newellton8671,182-26.65%1,1420.76
302Tangipahoa86575913.97%8611.00
303Ventress864890-2.92%4272.02
304Forest Hill8528184.16%2633.24
305Gibsland848975-13.03%3222.63
306Supreme8391,052-20.25%2483.38
307Moreauville830928-10.56%2743.03
308Killona8167932.90%1,0240.80
309Lafitte816972-16.05%1694.83
310Simsboro811844-3.91%2333.48
311Fifth Ward8098001.13%1565.20
312Morse799814-1.84%5701.40
313Loreauville798885-9.83%1,7890.45
314Epps792852-7.04%8200.97
315Buras789945-16.51%3432.30
316Port Vincent7827336.68%4591.70
317Sare778900-13.56%4761.63
318Doyline770819-5.98%2313.33
319Kraemer767934-17.88%1465.25
320Tickfaw7646959.93%4741.61
321Anacoco747875-14.63%2423.08
322Montgomery7347221.66%3552.07
323St. James734828-11.35%888.39
324Hessmer732796-8.04%8850.83
325Mooringsport729800-8.88%6281.16
326Marion717768-6.64%2233.21
327Rosedale710790-10.13%917.78
328Parks6966674.35%8240.84
329Pleasant Hill679722-5.96%4201.61
330Greensburg637721-11.65%2532.52
331Mermentau617661-6.66%2892.13
332Egan616631-2.38%1274.85
333Mangham616670-8.06%5751.07
334Grosse Tete608650-6.46%4141.47
335Clayton601706-14.87%3801.58
336Provencal595612-2.78%2422.46
337Boothville594854-30.44%2762.15
338Florien590626-5.75%2642.23
339Natchez589595-1.01%5711.03
340Pitkin5885762.08%946.23
341Ridgecrest570680-16.18%1,3260.43
342Gillis569657-13.39%3411.67
343Cheneyville566627-9.73%5571.02
344Simpson565644-12.27%926.17
345Morganza560611-8.35%4631.21
346Wilson555593-6.41%2052.71
347Napoleonville554656-15.55%3,2980.17
348Springfield54448013.33%3871.41
349Martin542596-9.06%4711.55
350Gilbert541577-6.24%5161.05
351Junction City536585-8.38%4361.23
352Chatham535560-4.46%5410.99
353Elizabeth5345320.38%3251.65
354Siracusaville53242226.07%6660.80
355Bayou Goula531612-13.24%2172.44
356Mer Rouge519619-16.16%4431.17
357Union518892-41.93%549.51
358Richmond517577-10.40%3111.66
359Grayson504530-4.91%3961.27
360Sorrel504766-34.20%2382.12
361Cankton5024863.29%2462.04
362Waterproof501679-26.22%7190.70
363Triumph500216131.48%1802.78
364Center Point486492-1.22%1034.72
365Sun4834653.87%1144.25
366Monterey4814399.57%1702.83
367Pollock473482-1.87%607.84
368Clarence472498-5.22%3001.57
369Turkey Creek4704426.33%1902.48
370Convent446711-37.27%1153.89
371Point Place44640011.50%4570.97
372Sicily Island444521-14.78%7740.57
373Roanoke440546-19.41%1,0280.43
374Dry Prong432442-2.26%3121.39
375Converse430439-2.05%1972.18
376Hodge421471-10.62%4350.97
377Hornbeck419483-13.25%3641.15
378Prospect417476-12.39%2831.48
379Goldonna414431-3.94%3711.07
380Fort Jesup413509-18.86%974.27
381Tullos3883850.78%2451.58
382Calhoun385679-43.30%1632.36
383Bordelonville377525-28.19%874.35
384Kilbourne371415-10.60%2681.39
385St. Maurice36832313.93%556.67
386North Hodge364389-6.43%5370.68
387Columbia360390-7.69%4710.76
388South Mansfield3603493.15%5300.68
389Spokane360442-18.55%1532.36
390Vienna359385-6.75%1043.47
391Chataignier357363-1.65%5680.63
392Fenton344383-10.18%8310.41
393Forest328354-7.34%1961.67
394Hester327498-34.34%943.46
395Varnado326335-2.69%3840.85
396Gloster3212551.26
397Georgetown317327-3.06%2441.30
398Singer3142879.41%456.95
399Harrisonburg308347-11.24%3180.97
400Keachi3062895.88%615.03
401Oretta306418-26.79%1392.20
402Belmont304361-15.79%3010.03
403Starks303664-54.37%883.43
404Hosston293316-7.28%1102.67
405Pleasure Bend28725014.80%694.15
406Dodson282333-15.32%1252.25
407Saline2802780.72%2351.19
408Evergreen279310-10.00%2731.02
409Norwood279319-12.54%684.08
410Hall Summit278300-7.33%1661.67
411Lacassine278480-42.08%1591.75
412East Hodge263289-9.00%1,1240.23
413Glencoe26121123.70%3940.66
414Longville261635-58.90%465.71
415Dixie Inn260283-8.13%5370.48
416Athens254304-16.45%733.50
417Dubberly254271-6.27%643.94
418Ashland251268-6.34%926.91
419Lucky250271-7.75%318.17
420Reeves2502318.23%1032.42
421Angie2492480.40%1631.53
422Rodessa249270-7.78%2041.22
423Noble244251-2.79%2361.03
424Castor242257-5.84%2031.19
425Grand Cane240242-0.83%2121.13
426Belcher239264-9.47%1531.56
427Montpelier238265-10.19%1271.87
428Baskin235250-6.00%1761.33
429Collinston233284-17.96%2071.13
430Venice23220214.85%2311.00
431Bonita231281-17.79%1711.35
432Branch231388-40.46%317.36
433Delta231284-18.66%524.44
434Creola2302137.98%5610.41
435Plaucheville220248-11.29%1451.51
436Fisher219229-4.37%3560.62
437Heflin215240-10.42%1121.91
438McNary2102071.45%1141.84
439Frierson20514343.36%3710.55
440Calvin204238-14.29%892.29
441Cameron203406-50.00%1811.43
442Ida199220-9.55%1421.40
443Sugartown1961001.96
444Bienville192217-11.52%1711.04
445Edgefield183218-16.06%7380.25
446Quitman165181-8.84%1770.93
447Longstreet1621573.18%792.05
448Shongaloo162182-10.99%217.90
449Moonshine160194-17.53%4400.36
450Palmetto160164-2.44%1800.89
451Lisbon158184-14.13%1213.12
452Robeline157174-9.77%1321.19
453Eros148155-4.52%1491.00
454Gilliam146164-10.98%732.00
455Romeville1391306.92%433.25
456Joyce138384-64.06%472.92
457Pioneer138155-10.97%1271.09
458Atlanta137163-15.95%1271.08
459Pointe a la Hache134187-28.34%761.76
460Rock Hill134274-51.09%353.85
461Downsville124141-12.06%1670.74
462Spearsville124137-9.49%602.06
463Jamestown123138-10.87%701.75
464Lillie1231184.24%641.93
465Powhatan119135-11.85%2210.54
466Sikes118120-1.67%751.56
467Oak Ridge117143-18.18%1180.99
468Stanley1101072.80%512.17
469Bryceland96105-8.57%412.33
470Jordan Hill65211-69.19%106.71
471Mount Lebanon6480-20.00%164.03
472Taft59124.98
473Bayou Corne411130.36
474Mound1619-15.79%310.52

Top 474 Cities in Louisiana by Population

Louisiana is the 25th most populous state in the United States, boasting a population of 4.7 million people. New Orleans is the most populated city in the state, with its estimated population reaching 389,617 people in 2017. Baton Rouge, the state’s capital, falls behind in second place with 228,590 residents. Shreveport and Lafayette round out the other Louisiana cities that have populations of over 100,000, with populations of 197,204 people and 127,657 residents, respectively. The state has 34 cities that have populations falling between 10,000 and 100,000, including such cities as Lake Charles, Bossier City, Kenner and Monroe.

There is a total of 308 incorporated municipalities in this state, made up of four city-parishes and 304 cities, towns and villages. The municipalities are spread across 64 parishes – Louisiana’s version of counties. Classifications are based on population. A city in Louisiana is one that has more than 5,000 residents, a town has between 1,001 and 4,999 residents are towns, and villages have populations that are at 1,000 residents or fewer. Mound is the smallest municipality in the state, with a population of just per data from the 2010 U.S. Census. Grambling is the smallest municipality in the state that has received the designation of a city.

Map of Cities in Louisiana

Louisiana Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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