Basile, Louisiana Population 2022

1,765
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Basile is a city located in Evangeline Parish Louisiana. Basile has a 2020 population of 1,765. Basile is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -2.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,818 in 2010.

The average household income in Basile is $40,402 with a poverty rate of 32.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $570 per month, and the median house value is $54,300. The median age in Basile is 29.9 years, 33.7 years for males, and 27.5 years for females.

Basile Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Basilewas:

  • White: 61.20%
  • Black or African American: 29.89%
  • Other race: 4.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Basile, Louisiana is 1,765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,765.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,818.

Basile, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,21661.20%
Black or African American59429.89%
Some Other Race974.88%
Two or More Races452.26%
Asian311.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.20%
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Basile Population by Race

Basile Population Pyramid $2022

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Basile Median Age

29.9


Total

33.7


Male

27.5


Female

Basile Adults

There are 1,313 adults, (210 of whom are seniors) in Basile.

Basile Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Basile Sex Ratio

Female

974

49.02%

Male

1,013

50.98%

Basile Population by Age

Basile Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Basile Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male19.2%80.8%
Female25.7%74.3%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Married94%6%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Basile Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5702.8961.8
Non Family2251.0862.2
Married183494
Female1364.0725.7
Male264.5419.2

3.75

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Basile Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade24120.41%
9th to 12th Grade18215.41%
High School Graduate54946.49%
Some College15312.96%
Associates Degree272.29%
Bachelors Degree292.46%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Basile Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Basile Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White70842727
Black3502802
Hispanic10737
Other Race7826
2+ Races13
Native American44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.81%.

Basile Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,949$36,333$21,042
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$35,682$
High School Graduate$23,021$27,386$14,926
Some College$30,188$$23,333
Bachelors Degree$44,554$53,750$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,949

Average Earnings

$36,333

Average Male

$21,042

Average Female

Basile Earnings by Educational Attainment

Basile Language by Age

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Basile Language

78.20% of Basile residents speak only English, while 21.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.88% of the population.

Basile Language

Basile Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,11430727.56%
Black45219442.92%
Multiple34926.47%
Hispanic77100.00%
OtherNaN%

32.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.28%

Male Poverty Rate

33.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Basile

The race most likely to be in poverty in Basile is Black, with 42.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Basile is Multiple, with 26.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.13%.

Basile Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.99%
High School25.36%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Basile Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed21.95%
Male Employed7.04%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Basile Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Basile Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,354$40,402
Families$31,875$43,754
Married Families$59,688-
Non Families$17,847$30,569
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Income by Household Type

Basile Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Basile Married by Age and Sex

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Basile 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 55-64.

Basile Marital Status by Race

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Basile Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
Vietnam3
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Basile Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+16
18 to 3415
65 to 7410
55 to 643
35 to 54

Basile Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White232.85%
Black113.05%
Hispanic107.94%
Other Race1010.31%

Basile Veterans by Race

Basile Veterans by Education

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16.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Basile Veterans by Education

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39.8%

Labor Force Participation

36.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Basile Employment by Age

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Basile Employment by Race

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Basile 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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81.93%

Born in Basile

91.34%

Native Born

8.66%

Foreign Born

8.66%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.34% of Basile residents were born in the United States, with 81.93% having been born in Louisiana. 8.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Basile Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,765-6-0.34%
20211,771-6-0.34%
20201,777-6-0.34%
20191,783-6-0.34%
20181,789-8-0.45%
20171,797-1-0.06%
20161,798-3-0.17%
20151,801-1-0.06%
20141,802-3-0.17%
20131,8050.00%
20121,805-7-0.39%
20111,812-6-0.33%
20101,8180.00%

Basile Population by Year