10 Largest Cities in Louisiana

The largest city in Louisiana is New Orleans, with a population of 388,424. Triumph is the fastest growing city in Louisiana over the past 10 years, having grown 131.48% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1New Orleans388,424347,77211.69%2,292169.43
2Baton Rouge216,328229,374-5.69%2,50286.45
3Shreveport182,616201,437-9.34%1,701107.36
4Metairie142,135138,4812.64%6,11123.26
5Lafayette125,813121,8363.26%2,26755.50
6Lake Charles78,65672,5318.44%1,75244.89
7Bossier City67,84562,1209.22%1,56043.48
8Kenner65,85266,635-1.18%4,42614.88
9Monroe46,26648,902-5.39%1,57929.30
10Alexandria45,41247,965-5.32%1,59428.48
11Houma32,14833,632-4.41%2,22814.43
12Prairieville31,97426,89518.88%1,45322.00
13Marrero30,89433,141-6.78%4,2917.20
14Central29,55927,2638.42%47562.26
15Laplace29,10829,872-2.56%1,39320.89
16New Iberia27,43230,610-10.38%2,46311.14
17Slidell27,35927,3150.16%1,78515.33
18Terrytown24,95323,3197.01%6,8073.67
19Chalmette23,85116,75142.39%3,3257.17
20Hammond22,78319,99113.97%1,62314.04
21Ruston21,50621,925-1.91%1,01821.14
22Harvey21,05420,3483.47%3,2466.49
23Shenandoah20,25218,39910.07%3,2686.20
24Bayou Cane20,09319,3553.81%2,6437.60
25Sulphur20,02120,394-1.83%1,78411.22
26Zachary18,70515,20423.03%71726.08
27Estelle17,96816,3779.71%3,8744.64
28Gretna17,51517,741-1.27%4,3404.04
29Natchitoches16,95318,518-8.45%74622.73
30Youngsville16,0888,39091.75%1,33312.07
31Opelousas15,54716,757-7.22%1,9627.92
32Thibodaux14,17314,493-2.21%2,3126.13
33Luling14,04912,11915.93%60323.29
34Belle Chasse14,02412,67910.61%56324.92
35Pineville14,01614,516-3.44%1,11312.59
36Broussard13,4568,41359.94%76717.55
37River Ridge13,33713,494-1.16%4,7702.80
38Baker12,91813,860-6.80%1,5378.40
39Mandeville12,50312,0813.49%1,7567.12
40Crowley12,45813,268-6.10%2,1295.85
41West Monroe11,87313,094-9.32%1,4808.02
42Abbeville11,76012,225-3.80%1,9456.05
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
47Minden11,35413,072-13.14%75515.04
48Gonzales11,2039,81314.16%1,2269.14
49Bogalusa11,20212,222-8.35%1,1799.51
50Moss Bluff11,05511,557-4.34%72615.22
51Raceland10,69810,1934.95%49621.57
52Covington10,5868,87419.29%1,3118.07
53Jefferson10,50111,193-6.18%3,8792.71
54Morgan City10,44812,367-15.52%1,7465.98
55DeRidder10,37010,633-2.47%1,1249.23
56Woodmere10,17312,080-15.79%2,7863.65
57Waggaman10,01710,0150.02%1,8195.51
58Carencro9,9557,69229.42%1,2707.84
59Timberlane9,95010,243-2.86%6,6161.50
60Bastrop9,71111,310-14.14%1,0928.90
61Denham Springs9,64310,366-6.97%1,3227.29
62Eunice9,59410,399-7.74%1,8675.14
63Jennings9,56210,384-7.92%91910.40
64Harahan9,1749,258-0.91%4,5622.01
65Fort Polk South9,0489,0380.11%1,4696.16
66Lacombe8,9608,6793.24%33926.45
67Merrydale8,9039,772-8.89%2,0984.24
68Donaldsonville8,6497,44116.23%2,2833.79
69Scott8,6478,4921.83%74311.64
70Reserve8,6119,766-11.83%59114.56
71Prien8,4377,8108.03%1,5465.46
72Oak Hills Place8,3268,1951.60%2,6753.11
73Westwego8,2148,532-3.73%2,6363.12
74Breaux Bridge8,0448,141-1.19%1,0437.72
75Rayne7,9347,945-0.14%2,0923.79
76Addis7,8053,637114.60%1,8574.20
77Old Jefferson7,6596,9809.73%2,1763.52
78St. Gabriel7,6386,67614.41%25729.66
79Oakdale7,5497,768-2.82%1,4545.19
80Ponchatoula7,4616,57213.53%1,5774.73
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 Platte6,9157,419-6.79%1,7214.02
89Bridge City6,6027,706-14.33%1,5794.18
90Franklin6,5457,640-14.33%6609.92
91Schriever6,5006,853-5.15%45414.31
92Tallulah6,4047,335-12.69%2,3012.78
93Plaquemine6,3657,110-10.48%2,1802.92
94Walker6,2026,1141.44%9426.59
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. Martinville5,6966,102-6.65%1,8433.09
102Patterson5,6806,110-7.04%2,2502.52
103Leesville5,3926,555-17.74%9515.67
104Chackbay5,3685,1773.69%18828.52
105Avondale5,3214,9547.41%9585.56
106Carlyss5,2484,67012.38%47411.06
107Marksville5,2405,700-8.07%1,0894.81
108Grambling5,1245,0062.36%8695.90
109Westlake5,0534,56310.74%1,3713.69
110Jeanerette5,0405,529-8.84%2,1842.31
111Monticello4,7745,172-7.70%1,9972.39
112Swartz4,6294,5362.05%5698.13
113Springhill4,5805,265-13.01%7376.21
114Eastwood4,5484,09311.12%7166.35
115Mansfield4,5224,975-9.11%1,2383.65
116Winnsboro4,4484,915-9.50%1,1134.00
117Amite City4,4324,1506.80%1,1433.88
118New Roads4,3984,825-8.85%9604.58
119Arabi4,3873,63520.69%2,5001.75
120Jonesboro4,3714,710-7.20%9024.85
121Port Allen4,3535,201-16.30%1,5352.83
122Berwick4,3234,938-12.45%7335.90
123Bayou Vista4,3164,652-7.22%2,3951.80
124Church Point4,3034,590-6.25%1,4872.89
125Kaplan4,2984,607-6.71%1,8452.33
126Winnfield4,0844,834-15.52%1,1213.64
127Ball3,8993,994-2.38%4907.96
128Bunkie3,7844,174-9.34%1,2523.02
129Brownsville3,7564,317-13.00%1,0803.48
130Jackson3,7103,829-3.11%8314.46
132Franklinton3,6773,847-4.42%8414.37
131Farmerville3,6773,929-6.41%6365.78
133Vidalia3,6314,296-15.48%1,4002.59
134Vivian3,4103,685-7.46%6205.50
135Rayville3,4023,698-8.00%1,4732.31
136Jena3,4013,4010.00%6195.50
137South Vacherie3,3923,642-6.86%6625.12
138Richwood3,3613,364-0.09%1,3342.52
139Sterlington3,3211,617105.38%1,1762.82
140Grand Point3,2752,47332.43%7634.29
141Gramercy3,2733,479-5.92%1,6262.01
143Lake Providence3,2693,959-17.43%9103.59
142Hahnville3,2693,344-2.24%5885.56
144Haughton3,2403,467-6.55%5655.73
145Welsh3,2033,231-0.87%5076.32
146Vinton3,1483,402-7.47%6175.11
147Blanchard3,1182,9097.18%7794.00
148Lutcher3,1173,545-12.07%9253.37
149Iowa3,0782,9972.70%9653.19
150Mamou3,0763,271-5.96%2,1831.41
151Greenwood3,0663,229-5.05%3419.00
152Ferriday3,0643,518-12.91%1,8811.63
153Boutte3,0303,075-1.46%22013.78
154DeQuincy3,0123,231-6.78%9433.19
155Natalbany2,9082,984-2.55%6574.43
156Norco2,8503,074-7.29%8283.44
157Poydras2,7902,35118.67%7143.91
158Sunset2,7892,895-3.66%8973.11
159Westminster2,7603,008-8.24%2,4601.12
160Delhi2,7452,940-6.63%9562.87
161Lake Arthur2,7282,742-0.51%1,4711.85
162Homer2,7223,229-15.70%5854.65
163Bawcomville2,6963,588-24.86%8513.17
164Abita Springs2,6742,36912.87%5834.59
165Stonewall2,6691,84944.35%3138.51
166Many2,6622,848-6.53%7653.48
168Pearl River2,6482,4219.38%7193.69
167Arcadia2,6482,980-11.14%7263.65
169Mathews2,5512,20915.48%6413.98
170Bourg2,4792,579-3.88%4395.65
171Kentwood2,4442,20610.79%3447.11
172Chauvin2,4082,912-17.31%5064.76
173Brusly2,3772,605-8.75%1,0742.21
174Kinder2,3542,470-4.70%4265.53
175Lockport2,3402,579-9.27%3,6730.64
176Belle Rose2,3381,90222.92%4375.35
177Milton2,2993,030-24.13%4954.65
178Fort Polk North2,2632,864-20.98%2708.38
179Amelia2,2152,459-9.92%8792.52
180Baldwin2,1892,430-9.92%6803.22
181Erwinville2,1802,192-0.55%2737.97
182Pierre Part2,1793,169-31.24%7093.07
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
187New Llano2,1242,622-18.99%7942.67
188Montz2,1111,91810.06%9772.16
190Port Barre2,0872,097-0.48%1,9361.08
189Benton2,0871,9646.26%9662.16
191Simmesport2,0362,161-5.78%9322.19
192Livingston2,0061,78012.70%6223.22
193Jean Lafitte2,0021,9065.04%3425.86
194Ossun1,9932,144-7.04%5873.39
195Erath1,9832,114-6.20%1,1291.76
196Jonesville1,9422,255-13.88%1,0111.92
197Haynesville1,9392,319-16.39%4024.83
198Zwolle1,9331,983-2.52%4244.56
199Cecilia1,9171,980-3.18%9052.12
200Golden Meadow1,9082,110-9.57%7802.44
201Bayou L'Ourse1,8921,978-4.35%6952.72
202Independence1,8911,7607.44%7842.41
203Cottonport1,8682,012-7.16%9322.00
204North Vacherie1,8572,346-20.84%3315.61
205Maurice1,8431,10367.09%6622.78
206Bayou Gauche1,8192,071-12.17%14212.85
207Delcambre1,8151,862-2.52%1,5511.17
208Henderson1,7991,6936.26%6762.66
209Port Sulphur1,7891,7601.65%3275.47
210Edgard1,7852,441-26.87%15711.38
211Basile1,7711,818-2.59%1,5271.16
212Duson1,7621,7431.09%5883.00
213Sorrento1,7541,42922.74%4813.65
214Coushatta1,7431,963-11.21%5223.34
215Oberlin1,7261,765-2.21%3944.38
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
220White Castle1,6331,878-13.05%2,2280.73
221St. Francisville1,6151,760-8.24%8871.82
222Lockport Heights1,5881,28623.48%1,2151.31
223Paradis1,5861,29822.19%2476.43
224Bernice1,5621,693-7.74%4843.23
225Logansport1,5211,549-1.81%4483.40
226Charenton1,5001,903-21.18%3024.97
228Rosepine1,4971,704-12.15%6172.43
227Oak Grove1,4971,721-13.02%8711.72
229Clinton1,4661,640-10.61%5352.74
230Grand Isle1,4501,30211.37%2276.40
231Pine Prairie1,4421,475-2.24%8941.61
232Colfax1,4381,551-7.29%9641.49
233Presquille1,4241,807-21.20%1,8190.78
234Iota1,4211,502-5.39%1,1191.27
235New Sarpy1,3891,464-5.12%1,2241.14
237Livonia1,3841,452-4.68%7311.89
236Hackberry1,3841,2619.75%4928.07
238Olla1,3791,391-0.86%3513.93
239Killian1,3481,20811.59%12410.88
240Ringgold1,3461,490-9.66%5812.31
241Mansura1,3261,459-9.12%4652.85
242Deville1,3141,764-25.51%10013.14
243Lakeview1,31294838.40%1,5580.84
244Gueydan1,3101,400-6.43%1,4350.91
245Urania1,2971,313-1.22%9461.37
246Glenmora1,2901,345-4.09%7461.73
247Paulina1,2801,1788.66%2774.62
248Roseland1,2681,12712.51%6112.08
249Wallace1,26367188.23%1966.46
251Watson1,2521,04719.58%1,3060.96
250Lawtell1,2521,1984.51%3024.14
252Vienna Bend1,2301,251-1.68%5702.16
253Empire1,22299323.06%2345.22
254French Settlement1,2181,1119.63%4472.73
255Paincourtville1,20591132.27%6921.74
256Barataria1,2001,1098.21%2804.29
257Hayes1,18278051.54%4252.78
258Ama1,1721,316-10.94%3353.50
259Albany1,1591,1332.29%8981.29
260Midway1,1551,291-10.53%3813.03
262Woodworth1,1541,1312.03%1308.88
261Dulac1,1541,463-21.12%7216.02
264Krotz Springs1,1521,200-4.00%6671.73
263Estherwood1,15289428.86%6181.86
265Sibley1,1501,220-5.74%2963.89
266Lecom1,1481,226-6.36%1,0801.06
267Bayou Country Club1,1461,396-17.91%1,3810.83
268Banks Springs1,1421,192-4.19%3643.13
269Elton1,1331,1300.27%6891.64
270Lemannville1,11886030.00%1,1041.01
271Merryville1,0921,108-1.44%1129.79
272Leonville1,0901,0880.18%4002.73
273Start1,06790517.90%3043.51
274Lydia1,06195211.45%6241.70
275Choctaw1,06087920.59%1706.25
276Catahoula1,0541,094-3.66%3443.06
277Cullen1,0461,161-9.91%9071.15
278Arnaudville1,0301,046-1.53%1,4840.69
279Cam1,0251,055-2.84%9841.04
280Melville1,0151,041-2.50%8081.26
281Clarks9921,020-2.75%1,0330.96
282Choudrant98586114.40%2334.23
283Boyce9661,006-3.98%2,1000.46
284Maringouin9601,100-12.73%1,3040.74
285Oil City9541,010-5.54%5351.78
286Wallace Ridge93671031.83%1347.00
288Plain Dealing9241,018-9.23%5851.58
287Cotton Valley9241,009-8.42%3512.63
289St. Joseph9151,171-21.86%1,0280.89
290Fordoche907929-2.37%3732.43
291Newellton8991,182-23.94%1,1840.76
292Washington896960-6.67%1,0830.83
293Reddell89573322.10%2353.81
294Folsom89271924.06%5341.67
295Grand Coteau889928-4.20%3672.42
297Welcome88480010.50%1954.54
296Slaughter884991-10.80%1615.48
298Dubach883957-7.73%4861.82
299Wisner882965-8.60%1,1080.80
300Crescent878959-8.45%5271.67
301Madisonville86675215.16%3442.51
302Ventress864890-2.92%4272.02
303Tangipahoa86175913.44%8571.00
304Gibsland858975-12.00%3262.63
305Forest Hill8498183.79%2623.24
307Supreme8391,052-20.25%2483.38
306Moreauville839928-9.59%2773.03
308Simsboro819844-2.96%2353.48
310Lafitte816972-16.05%1694.83
309Killona8167932.90%1,0240.80
311Loreauville812885-8.25%1,8210.45
312Fifth Ward8098001.13%1565.20
313Morse800814-1.72%5711.40
314Epps799852-6.22%8270.97
315Sare794900-11.78%4861.63
316Buras789945-16.51%3432.30
317Doyline774819-5.49%2333.33
318Port Vincent7737335.46%4541.70
319Kraemer767934-17.88%1465.25
320Tickfaw7646959.93%4741.61
321Anacoco759875-13.26%2463.08
322Hessmer738796-7.29%8920.83
323Mooringsport736800-8.00%6341.16
325St. James734828-11.35%888.39
324Montgomery7347221.66%3552.07
326Marion724768-5.73%2263.21
327Rosedale721790-8.73%937.78
328Parks6976674.50%8250.84
329Pleasant Hill682722-5.54%4221.61
330Greensburg642721-10.96%2552.52
332Mermentau621661-6.05%2912.13
331Mangham621670-7.31%5791.07
333Egan616631-2.38%1274.85
334Grosse Tete615650-5.38%4191.47
335Clayton614706-13.03%3881.58
336Provencal599612-2.12%2442.46
337Boothville594854-30.44%2762.15
339Natchez593595-0.34%5751.03
338Florien593626-5.27%2662.23
340Pitkin5885762.08%946.23
341Ridgecrest581680-14.56%1,3510.43
343Simpson572644-11.18%936.17
342Cheneyville572627-8.77%5631.02
344Gillis569657-13.39%3411.67
345Napoleonville566656-13.72%3,3690.17
346Morganza565611-7.53%4671.21
347Wilson559593-5.73%2062.71
348Martin546596-8.39%4711.55
349Gilbert545577-5.55%5201.05
350Junction City542585-7.35%4411.23
351Chatham540560-3.57%5470.99
352Springfield53848012.08%3831.41
353Elizabeth5355320.56%3251.65
354Siracusaville53242226.07%6660.80
355Bayou Goula531612-13.24%2172.44
356Mer Rouge529619-14.54%4511.17
357Richmond526577-8.84%3171.66
358Waterproof519679-23.56%7450.70
359Union518892-41.93%549.51
360Grayson507530-4.34%3981.27
361Sorrel504766-34.20%2382.12
362Cankton5034863.50%2472.04
363Triumph500216131.48%1802.78
364Center Point486492-1.22%1034.72
365Sun4854654.30%1144.25
366Monterey4814399.57%1702.83
367Clarence476498-4.42%3031.57
368Pollock475482-1.45%617.84
369Turkey Creek4684425.88%1892.48
370Sicily Island451521-13.44%7860.57
372Point Place44640011.50%4570.97
371Convent446711-37.27%1153.89
373Roanoke440546-19.41%1,0280.43
374Dry Prong434442-1.81%3131.39
375Converse431439-1.82%1982.18
376Hodge426471-9.55%4410.97
377Hornbeck425483-12.01%3691.15
379Prospect417476-12.39%2831.48
378Goldonna417431-3.25%3811.07
380Fort Jesup413509-18.86%974.27
381Tullos3893851.04%2461.58
382Calhoun385679-43.30%1632.36
383Bordelonville377525-28.19%874.35
384Kilbourne375415-9.64%2711.39
386St. Maurice36832313.93%556.67
385North Hodge368389-5.40%5430.68
387Vienna364385-5.45%1053.47
388Columbia362390-7.18%4740.76
389Spokane360442-18.55%1532.36
390South Mansfield3593492.87%5290.68
391Chataignier358363-1.38%5700.63
392Fenton349383-8.88%8430.41
393Forest331354-6.50%1981.67
394Varnado329335-1.79%3880.85
395Hester327498-34.34%943.46
396Gloster3212551.26
397Georgetown318327-2.75%2451.30
398Singer3142879.41%456.95
399Harrisonburg311347-10.37%3210.97
400Oretta306418-26.79%1392.20
401Keachi3052895.54%615.03
402Belmont304361-15.79%3010.03
403Starks303664-54.37%883.43
404Hosston295316-6.65%1102.67
405Dodson288333-13.51%1282.25
406Pleasure Bend28725014.80%694.15
407Norwood283319-11.29%694.08
408Evergreen282310-9.03%2761.02
409Hall Summit281300-6.33%1681.67
410Saline2792780.36%2341.19
411Lacassine278480-42.08%1591.75
412East Hodge267289-7.61%1,1410.23
415Longville261635-58.90%465.71
414Glencoe26121123.70%3940.66
413Dixie Inn261283-7.77%5390.48
416Athens259304-14.80%743.50
418Dubberly255271-5.90%653.94
417Ashland255268-4.85%926.91
419Rodessa253270-6.30%2071.22
420Lucky252271-7.01%318.17
421Angie2492480.40%1631.53
422Reeves2482317.36%1032.42
423Noble244251-2.79%2361.03
425Castor242257-5.84%2031.19
424Belcher242264-8.33%1551.56
426Grand Cane240242-0.83%2121.13
428Montpelier239265-9.81%1281.87
427Collinston239284-15.85%2121.13
430Delta238284-16.20%544.44
429Baskin238250-4.80%1791.33
431Bonita236281-16.01%1751.35
432Venice23220214.85%2311.00
433Branch231388-40.46%317.36
434Creola2292137.51%5590.41
435Plaucheville223248-10.08%1471.51
436Fisher219229-4.37%3560.62
437Heflin217240-9.58%1131.91
438McNary2102071.45%1141.84
439Calvin209238-12.18%912.29
440Frierson20514343.36%3710.55
441Cameron203406-50.00%1811.43
442Ida202220-8.18%1441.40
443Sugartown1961001.96
444Bienville194217-10.60%1811.04
445Edgefield186218-14.68%7500.25
446Quitman168181-7.18%1800.93
447Shongaloo164182-9.89%217.90
448Longstreet1621573.18%792.05
449Lisbon161184-12.50%1213.12
452Robeline160174-8.05%1341.19
451Palmetto160164-2.44%1800.89
450Moonshine160194-17.53%4400.36
453Eros149155-3.87%1501.00
454Gilliam148164-9.76%742.00
455Pioneer141155-9.03%1301.09
456Atlanta140163-14.11%1291.08
457Romeville1391306.92%433.25
458Joyce138384-64.06%472.92
460Rock Hill134274-51.09%353.85
459Pointe a la Hache134187-28.34%761.76
461Downsville126141-10.64%1690.74
462Spearsville125137-8.76%612.06
463Jamestown124138-10.14%711.75
465Powhatan122135-9.63%2270.54
464Lillie1221183.39%631.93
467Sikes119120-0.83%761.56
466Oak Ridge119143-16.78%1200.99
468Stanley1101072.80%512.17
469Bryceland97105-7.62%422.33
470Mount Lebanon6680-17.50%164.03
471Jordan Hill65211-69.19%106.71
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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