Bastrop, Louisiana Population 2021

9,711
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Bastrop is a city located in Morehouse Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 9,711, it is the 37th largest city in Louisiana and the 3172nd largest city in the United States . Bastrop is currently declining at a rate of -1.58% annually and its population has decreased by -14.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,365 in 2010. Bastrop reached it's highest population of 15,527 in 1980. Spanning over 9 miles, Bastrop has a population density of 1,092 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bastrop is $30,604 with a poverty rate of 46.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $559 per month, and the median house value is $72,200. The median age in Bastrop is 32.8 years, 31.5 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Bastrop Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 80.49%
  • White: 18.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bastrop, Louisiana is 9,711 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,179.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,365.

Bastrop, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,29980.49%
White1,88118.24%
Two or More Races820.80%
Asian490.48%
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Bastrop Population by Race

Bastrop Population Pyramid $2021

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Bastrop Median Age

32.8


Total

31.5


Male

35.1


Female

Bastrop Adults

There are 7,249 adults, (1,334 of whom are seniors) in Bastrop.

Bastrop Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bastrop Sex Ratio

Female

5,581

54.13%

Male

4,730

45.87%

Bastrop Population by Age

Bastrop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bastrop Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Male51.7%48.3%
All48.3%51.7%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Female30.9%69.1%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bastrop Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8342.6148.3
Non Family1,5611.1642.9
Female1,1344.1130.9
Married8783.1879.5
Male2612.7951.7

3.51

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Bastrop Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4347.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,18519.41%
High School Graduate2,32538.09%
Some College1,14218.71%
Associates Degree5729.37%
Bachelors Degree3645.96%
Graduate Degree821.34%
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Bastrop Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bastrop Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,5863,262210
White1,4401,183224
2+ Races5921
Asian191912

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.16%.

Bastrop Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,488$25,492$18,512
Less Than 9th Grade$16,220$20,905$14,844
High School Graduate$19,908$25,791$18,624
Some College$20,694$35,575$17,399
Bachelors Degree$$$35,938
Graduate Degree$73,750$$75,726

$20,488

Average Earnings

$25,492

Average Male

$18,512

Average Female

Bastrop Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bastrop Language by Age

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Bastrop Language

98.94% of Bastrop residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.39% of the population.

Bastrop Language

Bastrop Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,1424,22751.92%
White1,78247326.54%
Hispanic1313100.00%
Multiple8289.76%

46.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.99%

Male Poverty Rate

48.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bastrop

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bastrop is Multiple, with 9.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 23.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.53%.

Bastrop Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.92%
High School38.43%
Some College36.21%
Bachelors or Greater8.10%

Bastrop Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.63%
Male Unemployed59.49%
Female Employed38.28%
Male Employed11.54%

Bastrop Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bastrop Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$20,117$30,604
Families$22,319$35,952
Married Families$41,818-
Non Families$15,284$21,385
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Income by Household Type

Bastrop Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.1%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bastrop Married by Age and Sex

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Bastrop 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 Over 65.

Bastrop Marital Status by Race

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Bastrop Marital Status

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383

Number of Veterans

367

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam129
First Gulf War106
Second Gulf War53
Korea46
World War II7

Bastrop Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54127
65 to 7488
55 to 6481
75+74
18 to 3413

Bastrop Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2364.21%
White1479.60%

Bastrop Veterans by Race

Bastrop Veterans by Education

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20.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bastrop Veterans by Education

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bastrop Employment by Age

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Bastrop Employment by Race

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Bastrop 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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88.48%

Born in Bastrop

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Bastrop residents were born in the United States, with 88.48% having been born in Louisiana. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bastrop Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,711-156-1.58%
20209,867-156-1.56%
201910,023-156-1.53%
201810,179-155-1.50%
201710,334-84-0.81%
201610,418-185-1.74%
201510,603-173-1.61%
201410,776-67-0.62%
201310,843-205-1.86%
201211,048-70-0.63%
201111,118-192-1.70%
201011,310-1,678-1.37%
200012,988-928-0.69%
199013,916-1,611-1.09%
198015,5278140.54%
197014,713-480-0.32%
196015,1932,4241.75%
195012,7696,1436.78%
19406,6261,5052.61%
19305,1214,3216.38%
19008000.00%

Bastrop Population by Year