Elton, Louisiana Population 2021

1,133
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Elton is a city located in Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,133, it is the 159th largest city in Louisiana and the 9818th largest city in the United States . Elton is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually but its population has increased by 0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,128 in 2010. Elton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Elton has a population density of 689 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elton is $47,263 with a poverty rate of 11.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $545 per month, and the median house value is $66,900. The median age in Elton is 33.2 years, 32.8 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Elton Demographics

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

  • White: 55.92%
  • Black or African American: 32.70%
  • Asian: 4.51%
  • Native American: 4.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elton, Louisiana is 1,133 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,141.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,128.

Elton, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73255.92%
Black or African American42832.70%
Asian594.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native574.35%
Two or More Races332.52%
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Elton Population by Race

Elton Population Pyramid $2021

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Elton Median Age

33.2


Total

32.8


Male

33.5


Female

Elton Adults

There are 933 adults, (250 of whom are seniors) in Elton.

Elton Age Dependency

91.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elton Sex Ratio

Female

741

56.61%

Male

568

43.39%

Elton Population by Age

Elton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Male64%36%
All72%28%
Married93.1%6.9%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5042.672
Non Family2131.0163.8
Married1743.593.1
Female924.153.3
Male254.3264

3.53

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Elton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade819.74%
9th to 12th Grade17120.55%
High School Graduate30937.14%
Some College12414.90%
Associates Degree80.96%
Bachelors Degree8410.10%
Graduate Degree556.61%
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Elton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44833193
Black29919230
Asian422916
Hispanic3014
Native American2914

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 73.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.10%.

Elton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,870$32,396$26,442
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,719$$27,212
Some College$21,827$$20,769
Bachelors Degree$37,083$$
Graduate Degree$46,544$$47,132

$30,870

Average Earnings

$32,396

Average Male

$26,442

Average Female

Elton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elton Language by Age

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Elton Language

76.32% of Elton residents speak only English, while 23.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.72% of the population.

Elton Language

Elton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6939513.71%
Black4285913.79%

11.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.72%

Male Poverty Rate

11.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elton is Black, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elton is White, with 13.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.96%.

Elton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.40%
High School10.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Elton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed60.00%
Male Employed7.69%
Female Employed0.00%

Elton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,250$47,263
Families$46,033$58,780
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families$19,306$25,144
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Income by Household Type

Elton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elton Married by Age and Sex

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Elton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elton Marital Status by Race

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Elton Marital Status

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58

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War14
Korea8
World War II7

Elton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+15
65 to 7415
35 to 5414
18 to 3414
55 to 64

Elton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White448.37%
Black103.18%
Native American413.79%

Elton Veterans by Race

Elton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elton Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Elton Employment by Age

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Elton Employment by Race

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Elton 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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86.48%

Born in Elton

96.79%

Native Born

3.21%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.79% of Elton residents were born in the United States, with 86.48% having been born in Louisiana. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,133-4-0.35%
20201,137-4-0.35%
20191,141-4-0.35%
20181,14580.70%
20171,13770.62%
20161,13010.09%
20151,129-2-0.18%
20141,13180.71%
20131,123-3-0.27%
20121,126-5-0.44%
20111,13110.09%
20101,1300.00%

Elton Population by Year