Central is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 29,172, it is the 11th largest city in Louisiana and the 1316th largest city in the United States. Central is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 8.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,864 in 2010. Spanning over 63 miles, Central has a population density of 469 people per square mile.
The average household income in Central is $86,050 with a poverty rate of 6.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $198,700. The median age in Central is 41.4 years, 38.7 years for males, and 43.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.