Bogalusa, Louisiana Population 2020

11,706

Bogalusa is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 11,706, it is the 30th largest city in Louisiana and the 2768th largest city in the United States. Bogalusa is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,232 in 2010. Bogalusa reached it's highest population of 21,423 in 1960. Spanning over 10 miles, Bogalusa has a population density of 1,232 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bogalusa is $40,257 with a poverty rate of 40.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $619 per month, and the median house value is $72,300. The median age in Bogalusa is 35.1 years, 34.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.3 males.

Bogalusa Demographics

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

  • White: 49.11%
  • Black or African American: 48.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bogalusa, Louisiana is 11,706, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,738.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,232.

Bogalusa, Louisiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202046,528-27-0.06%
201946,555-27-0.06%
201846,582-27-0.06%
201746,6092060.44%
201646,403350.08%
201546,368440.09%
201446,324-89-0.19%
201346,413-265-0.57%
201246,678-445-0.95%
201147,123350.07%
201047,0880.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,79249.11%
Black or African American5,66648.05%
Two or More Races2432.06%
Some Other Race610.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.20%
Asian80.07%

Bogalusa Population Pyramid 2020

Bogalusa Median Age

35.1


Total

34.9


Male

35.5


Female

Bogalusa Adults

There are 8,374 adults, (1,889 of whom are seniors) in Bogalusa.

Bogalusa Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bogalusa Sex Ratio

Female

6,766

57.37%

Male

5,027

42.63%

Bogalusa Households and Families

Bogalusa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bogalusa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All53.5%46.5%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Male49%51%
Female31.3%68.7%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6042.5153.5
Non Family1,9111.1452.7
Female1,299431.3
Married1,1533.0380.7
Male2412.8449

3.24

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

11.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bogalusa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5277.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,17516.27%
High School Graduate3,06842.48%
Some College1,50520.84%
Associates Degree2553.53%
Bachelors Degree5447.53%
Graduate Degree1492.06%

Bogalusa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9223,142467
Black3,0872,216202
Hispanic18413318
Other Race3820
Multiple Races28256
Native American2323
Asian888

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,060$27,488$14,937
Less Than High School$18,382$20,760$7,450
High School Grad$16,741$41,522$13,447
Some College$17,229$19,099$16,059
Bachelors Degree$51,375$64,231$28,631
Graduate Degree$65,221$65,368$52,045

$19,060

Average Earnings

$27,488

Average Male

$14,937

Average Female

Bogalusa Language

Bogalusa Language by Age

Bogalusa Language

96.10% of Bogalusa residents speak only English, while 3.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Bogalusa Poverty

Bogalusa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,5832,65847.61%
White5,3971,56428.98%
Hispanic35222764.49%
Multiple24317672.43%
Other613354.10%
Native231147.83%

40.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.35%

Male Poverty Rate

43.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bogalusa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bogalusa is Multiple, with 72.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bogalusa is White, with 28.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.62%
High School35.22%
Some College24.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed88.93%
Male Unemployed51.55%
Female Employed32.43%
Male Employed10.72%

Bogalusa Income

Bogalusa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,282$40,257
Families$30,890$47,159
Married Families$45,559-
Non Families$16,334$25,261

Bogalusa Marital Status

Bogalusa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bogalusa Married by Age and Sex

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 Over 65.

Bogalusa Marital Status by Race

Bogalusa Veterans

788

Number of Veterans

760

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam246
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War98
World War II31
Korea15
Name Veterans % of Total
White62914.10%
Black1544.06%
Hispanic52.25%
Other513.16%

$Bogalusa Veterans by Education

8.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bogalusa Employment Status

49%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

15.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bogalusa 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

76.94%

Born in Louisiana

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.86% of Bogalusa residents were born in the United States, with 76.94% having been born in Louisiana. 0.08% 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
202011,706-16-0.14%
201911,722-16-0.14%
201811,738-52-0.44%
201711,790-16-0.14%
201611,806-30-0.25%
201511,836-27-0.23%
201411,863-59-0.49%
201311,922-105-0.87%
201212,027-155-1.27%
201112,182-26-0.21%
201012,208-1,157-0.90%
200013,365-915-0.66%
199014,280-2,696-1.71%
198016,976-1,436-0.81%
197018,412-3,011-1.50%
196021,4233,6251.87%
195017,7983,1942.00%
194014,6045750.40%
193014,0295,7845.46%
19208,2450.00%