Bunkie, Louisiana Population 2021

3,784
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Bunkie is a city located in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,784, it is the 75th largest city in Louisiana and the 5560th largest city in the United States . Bunkie is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -9.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,171 in 2010. Bunkie reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Bunkie has a population density of 1,252 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bunkie is $38,495 with a poverty rate of 11.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $909 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in Bunkie is 43.3 years, 29.3 years for males, and 54.4 years for females.

Bunkie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bunkiewas:

  • Black or African American: 55.29%
  • White: 41.77%
  • Two or more races: 2.94%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bunkie, Louisiana is 3,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,858.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,171.

Bunkie, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,18055.29%
White1,64741.77%
Two or More Races1162.94%
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Bunkie Population by Race

Bunkie Population Pyramid $2021

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Bunkie Median Age

43.3


Total

29.3


Male

54.4


Female

Bunkie Adults

There are 2,989 adults, (999 of whom are seniors) in Bunkie.

Bunkie Age Dependency

98.1

Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bunkie Sex Ratio

Female

2,072

52.55%

Male

1,871

47.45%

Bunkie Population by Age

Bunkie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bunkie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female56%44%
Male57.7%42.3%
All68%32%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Married80.6%19.4%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bunkie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7022.2768
Married5093.1280.6
Non Family4751.0371.8
Female4272.5856
Male2912.3457.7

2.74

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Bunkie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade913.42%
9th to 12th Grade31211.72%
High School Graduate99437.33%
Some College81630.64%
Associates Degree1144.28%
Bachelors Degree1977.40%
Graduate Degree1395.22%
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Bunkie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bunkie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,4901,206234
White1,075956102
2+ Races8383
Hispanic1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.70%.

Bunkie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,304$32,778$20,270
Less Than 9th Grade$21,636$$
High School Graduate$$$7,937
Some College$22,238$$21,351
Bachelors Degree$38,556$$38,017
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,304

Average Earnings

$32,778

Average Male

$20,270

Average Female

Bunkie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bunkie Language by Age

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Bunkie Language

88.12% of Bunkie residents speak only English, while 11.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.88% of the population.

Bunkie Language

Bunkie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,18023910.96%
White1,52520713.57%
Hispanic381539.47%

11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.36%

Male Poverty Rate

17.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bunkie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bunkie is Hispanic, with 39.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bunkie is Black, with 10.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.11%.

Bunkie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.84%
Some College12.15%
High School11.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bunkie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed7.90%
Female Employed5.35%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bunkie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bunkie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,465$38,495
Families$36,655$43,170
Married Families$49,033-
Non Families$18,401$25,990
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Income by Household Type

Bunkie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bunkie Married by Age and Sex

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Bunkie 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 35-44.

Bunkie Marital Status by Race

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Bunkie Marital Status

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166

Number of Veterans

166

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War21
World War II12
Korea10
Second Gulf War

Bunkie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+77
55 to 6447
65 to 7442
35 to 54
18 to 34

Bunkie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1026.06%
White645.23%

Bunkie Veterans by Race

Bunkie Veterans by Education

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6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bunkie Veterans by Education

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40.7%

Labor Force Participation

36.4%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bunkie Employment by Age

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Bunkie Employment by Race

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Bunkie 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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94.83%

Born in Bunkie

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Bunkie residents were born in the United States, with 94.83% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bunkie Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,784-37-0.97%
20203,821-37-0.96%
20193,858-37-0.95%
20183,895-59-1.49%
20173,954-37-0.93%
20163,991-9-0.22%
20154,000-23-0.57%
20144,023-29-0.72%
20134,052-42-1.03%
20124,094-36-0.87%
20114,130-44-1.05%
20104,174-488-1.10%
20004,662-382-0.78%
19905,044-320-0.61%
19805,364-31-0.06%
19705,3952070.39%
19605,1885221.07%
19504,6661,0912.70%
19403,5750.00%

Bunkie Population by Year