Arcadia, Louisiana Population 2020

2,642

Arcadia is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,642, it is the 105th largest city in Louisiana and the 6641st largest city in the United States. Arcadia is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -9.49% 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 725 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arcadia is $36,585 with a poverty rate of 50.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $467 per month, and the median house value is $74,400. The median age in Arcadia is 40.9 years, 33.1 years for males, and 44.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.8 males.

Arcadia Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.93%
  • White: 22.72%
  • Other race: 3.78%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Arcadia, Louisiana is 2,642, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,724.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,919.

Arcadia, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,04572.93%
White63722.72%
Some Other Race1063.78%
Two or More Races160.57%

Arcadia Population Pyramid 2020

Arcadia Median Age

40.9


Total

33.1


Male

44.9


Female

Arcadia Adults

There are 2,217 adults, (465 of whom are seniors) in Arcadia.

Arcadia Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcadia Sex Ratio

Female

1,534

54.71%

Male

1,270

45.29%

Arcadia Households and Families

Arcadia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Arcadia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
Male54.9%45.1%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
All53%47%
Female34.8%65.2%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1072.3153
Non Family4501.2453.3
Female3593.1334.8
Married2272.9280.6
Male712.9654.9

2.96

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arcadia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1307.14%
9th to 12th Grade33618.45%
High School Graduate59532.67%
Some College37720.70%
Associates Degree965.27%
Bachelors Degree19710.82%
Graduate Degree904.94%

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,297951205
White48736775
Other Race1818
Multiple Races1212
Hispanic777

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,146$30,682$18,542
Less Than High School$14,583$11,583$16,379
High School Grad$14,514$29,063$
Some College$22,436$31,833$20,333
Bachelors Degree$37,708$$26,932
Graduate Degree$63,269$$64,038

$21,146

Average Earnings

$30,682

Average Male

$18,542

Average Female

Arcadia Language

Arcadia Language by Age

Arcadia Language

99.77% of Arcadia residents speak only English, while 0.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Arcadia Poverty

Arcadia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,9261,17260.85%
White49510721.62%
Other10665.66%

50.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

53.00%

Male Poverty Rate

48.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcadia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Black, with 60.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Other, with 5.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School66.24%
High School51.88%
Bachelors or Greater21.94%
Some College16.40%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed92.86%
Female Employed28.46%
Male Employed23.96%

Arcadia Income

Arcadia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$18,847$36,585
Families$25,213$44,271
Married Families$69,063-
Non Families$14,485$24,631

Arcadia Marital Status

Arcadia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.9%

Male Marriage Rate

24.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcadia Married by Age and Sex

Arcadia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Arcadia Marital Status by Race

Arcadia Veterans

103

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War24
Korea12
World War II

$Arcadia Veterans by Education

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcadia Employment Status

33.7%

Labor Force Participation

29.5%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Arcadia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.84%

Born in Louisiana

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.43% of Arcadia residents were born in the United States, with 87.84% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,642-41-1.53%
20192,683-41-1.51%
20182,724-71-2.54%
20172,795-41-1.45%
20162,836-15-0.53%
20152,85110.04%
20142,850-40-1.38%
20132,890-51-1.73%
20122,941-20-0.68%
20112,961-20-0.67%
20102,981-60-0.20%
20003,041-38-0.12%
19903,079-324-1.00%
19803,4034331.37%
19702,9704231.55%
19602,5470.00%