Basile, Louisiana Population 2020

1,799

Basile is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,799, it is the 126th largest city in Louisiana and the 8028th largest city in the United States. Basile is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,821 in 2010. Basile reached it's highest population of 1,820 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Basile has a population density of 1,551 people per square mile.

The average household income in Basile is $38,858 with a poverty rate of 39.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $58,200. The median age in Basile is 31.8 years, 32.7 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 122.2 males.

Basile Demographics

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

  • White: 53.59%
  • Black or African American: 30.76%
  • Other race: 12.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Basile, Louisiana is 1,799, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,801.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,821.

Basile, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91853.59%
Black or African American52730.76%
Some Other Race21612.61%
Two or More Races412.39%
Asian100.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.06%

Basile Population Pyramid 2020

Basile Median Age

31.8


Total

32.7


Male

28.9


Female

Basile Adults

There are 1,191 adults, (184 of whom are seniors) in Basile.

Basile Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Basile Sex Ratio

Female

771

45.01%

Male

942

54.99%

Basile Households and Families

Basile Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Basile Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All57.8%42.2%
Non Family55%45%
Female33%67%
Male14%86%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4812.8857.8
Non Family2021.0955
Married1484.1189.2
Female884.0333
Male434.6714

3.73

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

18.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Basile Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27125.49%
9th to 12th Grade20919.66%
High School Graduate40938.48%
Some College11911.19%
Associates Degree201.88%
Bachelors Degree312.92%
Graduate Degree40.38%

Basile Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White59535435
Black273185
Other Race17830
Hispanic16818
Multiple Races1211
Native American11

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 5.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,305$31,875$18,333
Less Than High School$$26,477$6,250
High School Grad$21,932$26,844$14,306
Some College$22,102$$20,568
Bachelors Degree$40,682$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,305

Average Earnings

$31,875

Average Male

$18,333

Average Female

Basile Language

Basile Language by Age

Basile Language

72.45% of Basile residents speak only English, while 27.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.12% of the population.

Basile Poverty

Basile Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black44327461.85%
White85023127.18%
Hispanic1717100.00%
Multiple41819.51%

39.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.84%

Male Poverty Rate

41.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Basile

The race most likely to be in poverty in Basile is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Basile is Multiple, with 19.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.82%
High School29.50%
Some College9.35%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed24.23%
Male Employed9.55%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Basile Income

Basile Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,074$38,858
Families-$42,767
Married Families$60,294-
Non Families$18,472$27,527

Basile Marital Status

Basile Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Basile Married by Age and Sex

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

Basile Veterans

35

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
Vietnam6
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

$Basile Veterans by Education

13.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Basile Employment Status

40.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Basile 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

80.39%

Born in Louisiana

86.22%

Native Born

13.78%

Foreign Born

13.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.22% of Basile residents were born in the United States, with 80.39% having been born in Louisiana. 13.66% 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
20201,799-1-0.06%
20191,800-1-0.06%
20181,801-6-0.33%
20171,807-1-0.06%
20161,808-1-0.06%
20151,809-1-0.06%
20141,810-1-0.06%
20131,81130.17%
20121,808-4-0.22%
20111,812-8-0.44%
20101,8200.00%