Elton, Louisiana Population 2020

1,143

Elton is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,143, it is the 153rd largest city in Louisiana and the 9792nd largest city in the United States. Elton is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,128 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Elton has a population density of 695 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elton is $43,554 with a poverty rate of 17.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $546 per month, and the median house value is $60,800. The median age in Elton is 33.7 years, 35.6 years for males, and 33.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 67.7 males.

Elton Demographics

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

  • White: 48.69%
  • Black or African American: 40.95%
  • Asian: 3.80%
  • Native American: 3.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Elton, Louisiana is 1,143, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,135.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,128.

Elton, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66748.69%
Black or African American56140.95%
Asian523.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native513.72%
Two or More Races392.85%

Elton Population Pyramid 2020

Elton Median Age

33.7


Total

35.6


Male

33.1


Female

Elton Adults

There are 943 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Elton.

Elton Age Dependency

98.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62

Child Dependency Ratio

Elton Sex Ratio

Female

817

59.64%

Male

553

40.36%

Elton Households and Families

Elton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All63.8%36.2%
Male63.6%36.4%
Female54%46%
Non Family51%49%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5272.663.8
Non Family2431.0851
Married1623.8988.9
Female1003.654
Male225.3663.6

3.73

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade788.75%
9th to 12th Grade16318.29%
High School Graduate39544.33%
Some College14916.72%
Associates Degree141.57%
Bachelors Degree505.61%
Graduate Degree424.71%

Elton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43429948
Black40331332
Asian342312
Hispanic1910
Native American105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 77.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$32,396$21,837
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,917$53,295$25,000
Some College$21,940$31,400$20,388
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$46,250$$

$28,750

Average Earnings

$32,396

Average Male

$21,837

Average Female

Elton Language

Elton Language by Age

Elton Language

79.09% of Elton residents speak only English, while 20.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.42% of the population.

Elton Poverty

Elton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black56112021.39%
White63211317.88%

17.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.45%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elton is Black, with 21.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elton is White, with 17.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.88%
High School13.42%
Some College7.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.87%
Female Unemployed52.63%
Male Employed10.91%
Female Employed4.74%

Elton Income

Elton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,824$43,554
Families$40,000$53,874
Married Families$49,091-
Non Families$21,250$28,602

Elton Marital Status

Elton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Elton Married by Age and Sex

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

Elton Veterans

80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War13
World War II9
Korea6

$Elton Veterans by Education

2.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elton Employment Status

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Elton 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

89.27%

Born in Louisiana

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.52% of Elton residents were born in the United States, with 89.27% having been born in Louisiana. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,14340.35%
20191,13940.35%
20181,13570.62%
20171,12840.36%
20161,1240.00%
20151,124-2-0.18%
20141,12660.54%
20131,120-4-0.36%
20121,124-5-0.44%
20111,12910.09%
20101,1280.00%