Belcher, Louisiana Population 2020

249

Belcher is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 249, it is the 267th largest city in Louisiana and the 15976th largest city in the United States. Belcher is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -5.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 263 in 2010. Belcher reached it's highest population of 265 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Belcher has a population density of 160 people per square mile.

The average household income in Belcher is $55,455 with a poverty rate of 30.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $983 per month, and the median house value is $138,000. The median age in Belcher is 37 years, 38.1 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.5 males.

Belcher Demographics

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

  • White: 77.45%
  • Other race: 11.44%
  • Black or African American: 9.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Belcher, Louisiana is 249, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 251.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 263.

Belcher, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23777.45%
Some Other Race3511.44%
Black or African American299.48%
Two or More Races51.63%

Belcher Population Pyramid 2020

Belcher Median Age

37


Total

38.1


Male

35.8


Female

Belcher Adults

There are 226 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Belcher.

Belcher Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Belcher Sex Ratio

Female

165

53.92%

Male

141

46.08%

Belcher Households and Families

Belcher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Belcher Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Non Family76%24%
All73.3%26.7%
Female54.5%45.5%
Male28.6%71.4%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1202.5573.3
Married523.6780.8
Non Family501.1476
Female113.3654.5
Male7328.6

3.54

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Belcher Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade189.18%
9th to 12th Grade147.14%
High School Graduate4623.47%
Some College5126.02%
Associates Degree52.55%
Bachelors Degree4020.41%
Graduate Degree2211.22%

Belcher Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14813460
Hispanic2412
Black24182
Other Race219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,339$28,750$22,917
Less Than High School$13,542$13,542$
High School Grad$$$31,250
Some College$22,917$51,250$
Bachelors Degree$25,417$26,250$
Graduate Degree$69,375$110,313$63,750

$26,339

Average Earnings

$28,750

Average Male

$22,917

Average Female

Belcher Language

Belcher Language by Age

Belcher Language

87.63% of Belcher residents speak only English, while 12.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.37% of the population.

Belcher Poverty

Belcher Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2305624.35%
Hispanic471940.43%
Other351851.43%
Black291862.07%

30.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.99%

Male Poverty Rate

37.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belcher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belcher is Black, with 62.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belcher is White, with 24.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School56.25%
High School32.61%
Some College25.00%
Bachelors or Greater9.68%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed22.00%
Male Employed11.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Belcher Income

Belcher Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,571$55,455
Families$50,000$77,037
Married Families$85,625-
Non Families$16,250$24,818

Belcher Marital Status

Belcher Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Belcher Married by Age and Sex

Belcher Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Belcher Marital Status by Race

Belcher Veterans

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
World War II2
Korea1
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War1
Age Group Veterans
75+5
65 to 742
55 to 642
35 to 541
18 to 34

$Belcher Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belcher Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Belcher 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

67.32%

Born in Louisiana

88.56%

Native Born

11.44%

Foreign Born

10.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.56% of Belcher residents were born in the United States, with 67.32% having been born in Louisiana. 10.46% 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
2020249-1-0.40%
2019250-1-0.40%
2018251-4-1.57%
2017255-1-0.39%
2016256-4-1.54%
2015260-1-0.38%
2014261-3-1.14%
20132640.00%
2012264-1-0.38%
201126510.38%
20102640.00%