Empire is a city located in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Empire has a 2020 population of 1,222. Empire is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 23.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 993 in 2010.
The average household income in Empire is $35,250 with a poverty rate of 33.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $890 per month, and the median house value is $72,900. The median age in Empire is 34.1 years, 58.7 years for males, and 26.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Empirewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.68%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.72%.
75.94% of Empire residents speak only English, while 24.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 21.15% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Empire is White, with 43.45% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Empire is Multiple, with 11.49% 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 28.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.75%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Empire
82.47% of Empire residents were born in the United States, with 68.33% having been born in Louisiana. 9.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.