Bastrop, Louisiana Population 2020

10,152

Bastrop is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 10,152, it is the 36th largest city in Louisiana and the 3078th largest city in the United States. Bastrop is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -10.67% 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 1,141 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bastrop is $31,529 with a poverty rate of 47.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $571 per month, and the median house value is $76,000. The median age in Bastrop is 31.9 years, 27.4 years for males, and 34.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.6 males.

Bastrop Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 79.52%
  • White: 18.99%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bastrop, Louisiana is 10,152, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,278.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,365.

Bastrop, Louisiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,820-289-1.16%
201925,109-289-1.15%
201825,398-289-1.14%
201725,687-223-0.87%
201625,910-399-1.54%
201526,309-346-1.32%
201426,655-285-1.07%
201326,940-438-1.63%
201227,378-100-0.37%
201127,478-394-1.43%
201027,8720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,36679.52%
White1,99818.99%
Asian790.75%
Two or More Races670.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.10%

Bastrop Population Pyramid 2020

Bastrop Median Age

31.9


Total

27.4


Male

34.7


Female

Bastrop Adults

There are 7,344 adults, (1,322 of whom are seniors) in Bastrop.

Bastrop Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bastrop Sex Ratio

Female

5,795

55.08%

Male

4,726

44.92%

Bastrop Households and Families

Bastrop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bastrop Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All48.3%51.7%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male45.6%54.4%
Female32.2%67.8%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8802.6348.3
Non Family1,6921.1646.5
Female1,0644.1632.2
Married8503.2372.9
Male2743.9145.6

3.72

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bastrop Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5018.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,04217.08%
High School Graduate2,39139.19%
Some College95615.67%
Associates Degree6029.87%
Bachelors Degree5198.51%
Graduate Degree901.48%

Bastrop Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,4023,209299
White1,5981,293293
Multiple Races6733
Asian232317
Native American11

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 73.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,184$22,439$20,469
Less Than High School$16,058$20,467$15,160
High School Grad$20,987$26,570$18,245
Some College$21,301$$20,768
Bachelors Degree$28,841$$29,492
Graduate Degree$73,555$$74,102

$21,184

Average Earnings

$22,439

Average Male

$20,469

Average Female

Bastrop Language

Bastrop Language by Age

Bastrop Language

99.48% of Bastrop residents speak only English, while 0.52% 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 Poverty

Bastrop Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,1764,48654.87%
White1,89238620.40%
Native1111100.00%
Multiple67913.43%
Hispanic88100.00%

47.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

46.33%

Male Poverty Rate

49.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bastrop

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bastrop is Multiple, with 13.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.71%
High School36.00%
Some College33.70%
Bachelors or Greater10.37%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.17%
Male Unemployed45.92%
Female Employed34.36%
Male Employed8.66%

Bastrop Income

Bastrop Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$20,439$31,529
Families$23,663$37,571
Married Families$52,635-
Non Families$15,945$23,100

Bastrop Marital Status

Bastrop Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.1%

Male Marriage Rate

21.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bastrop Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Bastrop Marital Status by Race

Bastrop Veterans

420

Number of Veterans

386

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
First Gulf War89
Korea58
Second Gulf War33
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54119
55 to 64100
65 to 7492
75+89
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2624.78%
White1478.56%
Indian11100.00%

$Bastrop Veterans by Education

28.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bastrop Employment Status

46.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bastrop 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

88.58%

Born in Louisiana

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.23% of Bastrop residents were born in the United States, with 88.58% having been born in Louisiana. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,152-63-0.62%
201910,215-63-0.61%
201810,278-131-1.26%
201710,409-63-0.60%
201610,472-175-1.64%
201510,647-163-1.51%
201410,810-58-0.53%
201310,868-199-1.80%
201211,067-62-0.56%
201111,129-182-1.61%
201011,311-1,677-1.37%
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%