Empire, Louisiana Population 2022

1,222
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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.

Empire Demographics

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

  • White: 42.79%
  • Black or African American: 26.25%
  • Asian: 20.02%
  • Two or more races: 7.74%
  • Other race: 3.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Empire, Louisiana is 1,222 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,222.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 993.

Empire, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48142.79%
Black or African American29526.25%
Asian22520.02%
Some Other Race363.20%
Two or More Races877.74%
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Empire Population by Race

Empire Population Pyramid 2022

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Empire Median Age

50.6


Total

59.1


Male

34.6


Female

Empire Adults

There are 954 adults, (230 of whom are seniors) in Empire.

Empire Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Empire Sex Ratio

Female

560

49.82%

Male

564

50.18%

Empire Population by Age

Empire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Empire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.2%14.8%
All83.4%16.6%
Non Family82.7%17.3%
Female76.6%23.4%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Empire Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6041.8683.4
Married1822.4185.2
Male442.55100
Female1242.3276.6
Non Family2541.1382.7

2.29

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

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Empire Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14217.05%
9th to 12th Grade14817.77%
High School Graduate29735.65%
Some College13416.09%
Associates Degree253.00%
Bachelors Degree799.48%
Graduate Degree80.96%
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Empire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Empire Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38333287
Black207134
Other Race1810
2+ Races6133
Hispanic4121
Asian14123

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%.

Empire Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,011$44,280$24,196
Less Than 9th Grade$34,143$52,396$
High School Graduate$29,375$30,139$
Some College$23,750$$23,906
Bachelors Degree$43,977$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,011

Average Earnings

$44,280

Average Male

$24,196

Average Female

Empire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Empire Language by Age

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Empire Language

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.

Empire Language

Empire Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45819943.45%
Black29511538.98%
Hispanic591220.34%
Asian2254118.22%
OtherNaN%
Multiple871011.49%

33.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.75%

Male Poverty Rate

32.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Empire

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%.

Empire Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.69%
High School50.51%
Some College14.47%
Bachelors or Greater13.79%

Empire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.71%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed14.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Empire Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Empire Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,708$37,415
Families$37,616$47,853
Married Families$85,536-
Non Families-$20,863
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Income by Household Type

Empire Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Empire Married by Age and Sex

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Empire Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Empire Marital Status by Race

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Empire Marital Status

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22

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War7
Vietnam15
Korea
World War II

Empire Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 547
55 to 6412
65 to 743
75+

Empire Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White102.16%
Black125.80%

Empire Veterans by Race

Empire Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Empire Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Empire Employment by Age

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Empire Employment by Race

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Empire 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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68.33%

Born in Empire

82.47%

Native Born

17.53%

Foreign Born

9.25%

Non Citizen

8.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Empire Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109930.00%
2011898-95-9.57%
2012896-2-0.22%
201390591.00%
20141,09819321.33%
2015999-99-9.02%
2016926-73-7.31%
20171,05412813.82%
20181,06060.57%
20191,22216215.28%
20201,2220.00%
20211,2220.00%
20221,2220.00%

Empire Population by Year