Arcadia, Louisiana Population 2021

2,648
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Arcadia is a city located in Bienville Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,648, it is the 104th largest city in Louisiana and the 6655th largest city in the United States . Arcadia is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -9.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,919 in 2010. Arcadia reached it's highest population of 3,403 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Arcadia has a population density of 726 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arcadia is $41,382 with a poverty rate of 41.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $485 per month, and the median house value is $83,300. The median age in Arcadia is 41.5 years, 33.7 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Arcadia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arcadia was:

  • Black or African American: 73.22%
  • White: 21.95%
  • Other race: 4.15%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Arcadia, Louisiana is 2,648 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,726.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,919.

Arcadia, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,03173.22%
White60921.95%
Some Other Race1154.15%
Two or More Races190.68%
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Arcadia Population by Race

Arcadia Population Pyramid $2021

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Arcadia Median Age

41.5


Total

33.7


Male

49.4


Female

Arcadia Adults

There are 2,260 adults, (538 of whom are seniors) in Arcadia.

Arcadia Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcadia Sex Ratio

Female

1,441

51.95%

Male

1,333

48.05%

Arcadia Population by Age

Arcadia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arcadia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All60.3%39.7%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female45%55%
Male35.4%64.6%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arcadia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1272.2460.3
Non Family5071.3458.6
Female2893.0145
Married2832.8783.4
Male483.4635.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Arcadia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade693.62%
9th to 12th Grade29515.48%
High School Graduate78241.03%
Some College32717.16%
Associates Degree995.19%
Bachelors Degree19410.18%
Graduate Degree1407.35%
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Arcadia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3951,100209
White456387100
Other Race323215
2+ Races1313
Hispanic101010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$41,106$22,066
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,174$42,356$20,219
Some College$22,073$31,442$20,560
Bachelors Degree$62,250$80,865$
Graduate Degree$54,350$$53,906

$28,750

Average Earnings

$41,106

Average Male

$22,066

Average Female

Arcadia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcadia Language by Age

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Arcadia Language

99.73% of Arcadia residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Arcadia Language

Arcadia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,9041,00052.52%
White4725712.08%

41.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.24%

Male Poverty Rate

41.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcadia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Black, with 52.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is White, with 12.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.43%.

Arcadia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.00%
High School44.36%
Some College15.31%
Bachelors or Greater13.15%

Arcadia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed17.27%
Female Employed13.35%

Arcadia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcadia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,494$41,382
Families$32,000$47,629
Married Families$72,250-
Non Families$15,669$33,681
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Income by Household Type

Arcadia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcadia Married by Age and Sex

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Arcadia 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 45-54.

Arcadia Marital Status by Race

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Arcadia Marital Status

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121

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War30
Vietnam18
Korea16
World War II

Arcadia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5449
55 to 6435
75+22
65 to 748
18 to 347

Arcadia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black794.84%
White274.80%
Other Race1531.25%

Arcadia Veterans by Race

Arcadia Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcadia Veterans by Education

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38%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Arcadia Employment by Age

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Arcadia Employment by Race

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Arcadia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.70%

Born in Arcadia

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of Arcadia residents were born in the United States, with 86.70% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Arcadia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,648-26-0.97%
20202,674-26-0.96%
20192,700-26-0.95%
20182,726-62-2.22%
20172,788-43-1.52%
20162,831-16-0.56%
20152,8470.00%
20142,847-40-1.39%
20132,887-53-1.80%
20122,940-19-0.64%
20112,959-21-0.70%
20102,980-61-0.20%
20003,041-38-0.12%
19903,079-324-1.00%
19803,4034331.37%
19702,9704231.55%
19602,5470.00%

Arcadia Population by Year