Empire, Louisiana Population 2020

1,060

Empire is a city located in Louisiana. Empire has a 2020 population of 1,060. Empire is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 993 in 2010. Empire reached it's highest population of 1,098 in 2014.

The average household income in Empire is $38,273 with a poverty rate of 40.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Empire is 45.4 years, 55.6 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.3 males.

Empire Demographics

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

  • White: 39.25%
  • Black or African American: 31.70%
  • Asian: 20.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.70%
  • Other race: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Empire, Louisiana is 1,060, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,060.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 993.

Empire, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41639.25%
Black or African American33631.70%
Asian21520.28%
Two or More Races716.70%
Some Other Race222.08%

Empire Population Pyramid 2020

Empire Median Age

45.4


Total

55.6


Male

35.1


Female

Empire Adults

There are 834 adults, (161 of whom are seniors) in Empire.

Empire Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Empire Sex Ratio

Female

588

55.47%

Male

472

44.53%

Empire Households and Families

Empire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Empire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family93.6%6.4%
Married79.3%20.7%
All78.5%21.5%
Female25.7%74.3%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4922.1578.5
Married1932.4479.3
Non Family1731.1593.6
Female743.6225.7
Male522.35100

2.49

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

17.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Empire Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17823.36%
9th to 12th Grade13117.19%
High School Graduate20426.77%
Some College15520.34%
Associates Degree324.20%
Bachelors Degree516.69%
Graduate Degree111.44%

Empire Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30525362
Black213122
Asian18138
Multiple Races4224
Hispanic2116
Other Race105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,445$31,989$12,500
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,321$31,176$14,097
Some College$19,750$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,445

Average Earnings

$31,989

Average Male

$12,500

Average Female

Empire Language

Empire Language by Age

Empire Language

76.69% of Empire residents speak only English, while 23.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.35% of the population.

Empire Poverty

Empire Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33622968.15%
White40511528.40%
Asian2156731.16%
Multiple711318.31%

40.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.81%

Male Poverty Rate

48.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Empire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Empire is Black, with 68.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Empire is Multiple, with 18.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.49%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater37.10%
Less Than High School36.57%
Some College34.76%
High School19.12%
Name Poverty
Female Employed35.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed10.23%

Empire Income

Empire Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,794$38,273
Families$31,563$44,643
Married Families$71,645-
Non Families$16,354$22,967

Empire Marital Status

Empire Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Empire Married by Age and Sex

Empire 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 55-64.

Empire Marital Status by Race

Empire Veterans

17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Korea

$Empire Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Empire Employment Status

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Empire 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

69.91%

Born in Louisiana

78.68%

Native Born

21.32%

Foreign Born

10.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.68% of Empire residents were born in the United States, with 69.91% having been born in Louisiana. 10.28% 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
20201,0600.00%
20191,0600.00%
20181,06060.57%
20171,05412813.82%
2016926-73-7.31%
2015999-99-9.02%
20141,09819321.33%
201390591.00%
2012896-2-0.22%
2011898-95-9.57%
20109930.00%