Bunkie, Louisiana Population 2024

3,132

Bunkie is a city located in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana. Bunkie has a 2024 population of 3,132. Bunkie is currently declining at a rate of -1.79% annually and its population has decreased by -6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,342 in 2020.

The average household income in Bunkie is $35,381 with a poverty rate of 41.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bunkie is 47.9 years, 41 years for males, and 55.8 years for females.

Bunkie Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.58%
  • White: 38.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.76%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,036.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.28% (-210)
The current population of Bunkie, Louisiana is 3,132 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,342.

Bunkie, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,83554.58%
White1,30938.94%
Two or more races1604.76%
Other race581.73%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bunkie Population by Race

Bunkie Population Pyramid 2024

Bunkie Median Age

47.9

Total

41

Male

55.8

Female

Bunkie Adults

There are 2,579 adults, (986 of whom are seniors) in Bunkie.

Bunkie Age Dependency

111

Age Dependency Ratio

61.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bunkie Sex Ratio

Female2,00059.49%
Male1,36240.51%

Bunkie Population by Age

Bunkie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5632.1157.142.9
Non Family8041.045347
Female3793.6345.454.6
Married2122.561000
Male1683.2248.851.2
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bunkie 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

Bunkie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bunkie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24.19%.

Bunkie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$19,179

Average Earnings

$34,861

Average Male

$14,583

Average Female

Bunkie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bunkie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bunkie Language

89.29% of Bunkie residents speak only English, while 10.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.44% of the population.

Bunkie Language

Bunkie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,8201,03456.81%
White1,23532025.91%
Hispanic771924.68%
showing: 3 rows

41.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.69%

Male Poverty Rate

45.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bunkie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bunkie is Black, with 56.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bunkie is Hispanic, with 24.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.57%.

Bunkie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade79.28%
High School34.7%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Bunkie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed77.78%
Male Unemployed49.12%
Female Employed35.74%
Male Employed5.88%
showing: 4 rows

Bunkie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bunkie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bunkie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.5%

Male Marriage Rate

19.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bunkie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Bunkie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bunkie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bunkie Veterans by War

count

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Bunkie Veterans by Age

count

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Bunkie Veterans by Race

Bunkie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bunkie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.8%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bunkie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bunkie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bunkie 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

90.15%

Born in Bunkie

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Bunkie residents were born in the United States, with 90.15% having been born in Louisiana. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,847-57-1.96%
20282,904-57-1.93%
20272,961-57-1.89%
20263,018-57-1.85%
20253,075-57-1.82%
20243,132-57-1.79%
20233,189-57-1.76%
20223,246-57-1.73%
20213,303-39-1.17%
20203,342-513-13.31%
20193,855-37-0.95%
20183,892-59-1.49%
20173,951-35-0.88%
20163,986-15-0.37%
20154,001-23-0.57%
20144,024-27-0.67%
20134,051-43-1.05%
20124,094-36-0.87%
20114,130-44-1.05%
20104,174-488-10.47%
20004,662-382-7.57%
19905,044-320-5.97%
19805,364-31-0.57%
19705,3952073.99%
19605,18852211.19%
19504,6661,09130.52%
19403,575
showing: 27 rows

Bunkie Population by Year