Bogalusa, Louisiana Population 2024

10,219

Bogalusa is a city located in Washington Parish Louisiana. Bogalusa has a 2024 population of 10,219. Bogalusa is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -3.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,618 in 2020.

The average household income in Bogalusa is $51,902 with a poverty rate of 29.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bogalusa is 39.1 years, 36.9 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Bogalusa Demographics

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

  • White: 50.16%
  • Black or African American: 44.8%
  • Two or more races: 3.72%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
9.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,075.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.76% (-399)
The current population of Bogalusa, Louisiana is 10,219 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,618.

Bogalusa, Louisiana Population 2024

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Bogalusa Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,36250.16%
Black or African American4,78944.8%
Two or more races3983.72%
Other race1201.12%
Asian200.19%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bogalusa Population by Race

Bogalusa Population Pyramid 2024

Bogalusa Median Age

39.1

Total

36.9

Male

44.1

Female

Bogalusa Adults

There are 8,403 adults, (1,836 of whom are seniors) in Bogalusa.

Bogalusa Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bogalusa Sex Ratio

Female5,78954.16%
Male4,90045.84%

Bogalusa Population by Age

Bogalusa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2852.455050
Non Family1,4131.2336.763.3
Married1,2832.8893.86.2
Female1,2593.2422.677.4
Male3303.0241.558.5
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2.89

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bogalusa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bogalusa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bogalusa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 95%.

Bogalusa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,019

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$19,104

Average Female

Bogalusa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bogalusa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bogalusa Language

94.59% of Bogalusa residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Bogalusa Language

Bogalusa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,7351,73536.64%
White4,8111,23825.73%
Multiple39214236.22%
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29.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.01%

Male Poverty Rate

33.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bogalusa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bogalusa is Black, with 36.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bogalusa is White, with 25.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.74%.

Bogalusa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.48%
Some College26.58%
High School19.4%
Bachelors or Greater12.86%
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Bogalusa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65.69%
Male Unemployed25.73%
Female Employed20.26%
Male Employed6.92%
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Bogalusa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bogalusa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bogalusa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bogalusa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bogalusa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bogalusa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bogalusa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

750

Number of Veterans

588

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

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Bogalusa Veterans by War

count

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Bogalusa Veterans by Age

count

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Bogalusa Veterans by Race

Bogalusa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bogalusa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bogalusa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bogalusa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bogalusa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.11%

Born in Bogalusa

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Bogalusa residents were born in the United States, with 75.11% having been born in Louisiana. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bogalusa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,719-100-1.02%
20289,819-100-1.01%
20279,919-100-1%
202610,019-100-0.99%
202510,119-100-0.98%
202410,219-100-0.97%
202310,319-100-0.96%
202210,419-100-0.95%
202110,519-99-0.93%
202010,618-934-8.09%
201911,552-157-1.34%
201811,709-70-0.59%
201711,779-14-0.12%
201611,793-31-0.26%
201511,824-34-0.29%
201411,858-65-0.55%
201311,923-109-0.91%
201212,032-161-1.32%
201112,193-32-0.26%
201012,225-1,140-8.53%
200013,365-915-6.41%
199014,280-2,696-15.88%
198016,976-1,436-7.8%
197018,412-3,011-14.05%
196021,4233,62520.37%
195017,7983,19421.87%
194014,6045754.1%
193014,0295,78470.15%
19208,245
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Bogalusa Population by Year