Eunice, Louisiana Population 2020

9,817

Eunice is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 9,817, it is the 38th largest city in Louisiana and the 3134th largest city in the United States. Eunice is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -5.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,398 in 2010. Eunice reached it's highest population of 12,479 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Eunice has a population density of 1,911 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eunice is $50,171 with a poverty rate of 34.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $102,800. The median age in Eunice is 34.1 years, 30.9 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.

Eunice Demographics

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

  • White: 63.12%
  • Black or African American: 34.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Eunice, Louisiana is 9,817, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,989.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,398.

Eunice, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,56963.12%
Black or African American3,60734.66%
Two or More Races2312.22%

Eunice Population Pyramid 2020

Eunice Median Age

34.1


Total

30.9


Male

35


Female

Eunice Adults

There are 7,461 adults, (1,383 of whom are seniors) in Eunice.

Eunice Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Eunice Sex Ratio

Female

5,402

51.91%

Male

5,005

48.09%

Eunice Households and Families

Eunice Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Eunice Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
All51.8%48.2%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female34.2%65.8%
Male20.7%79.3%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7342.7251.8
Non Family1,3121.2248.1
Married1,3103.374
Female7644.0134.2
Male3483.420.7

3.4

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Eunice Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade83412.98%
9th to 12th Grade85613.33%
High School Graduate2,66741.52%
Some College1,17018.22%
Associates Degree2954.59%
Bachelors Degree3435.34%
Graduate Degree2584.02%

Eunice Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0833,091498
Black1,9331,404103
Hispanic3511919
Multiple Races7667

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 88.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,485$35,040$24,067
Less Than High School$22,632$24,618$15,938
High School Grad$26,498$34,500$22,022
Some College$31,176$32,955$28,750
Bachelors Degree$36,875$47,604$28,750
Graduate Degree$53,750$$57,188

$28,485

Average Earnings

$35,040

Average Male

$24,067

Average Female

Eunice Language

Eunice Language by Age

Eunice Language

88.57% of Eunice residents speak only English, while 11.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.74% of the population.

Eunice Poverty

Eunice Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,4031,76951.98%
White5,8321,34623.08%
Multiple23118278.79%
Hispanic62814222.61%

34.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.89%

Male Poverty Rate

39.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eunice

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eunice is Multiple, with 78.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eunice is Hispanic, with 22.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.87%
Some College25.94%
High School23.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.06%
Male Unemployed38.17%
Female Employed18.74%
Male Employed9.81%

Eunice Income

Eunice Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,123$50,171
Families$38,185$57,316
Married Families$58,611-
Non Families$18,367$34,526

Eunice Marital Status

Eunice Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Eunice Married by Age and Sex

Eunice Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Eunice Marital Status by Race

Eunice Veterans

427

Number of Veterans

427

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam209
Korea71
First Gulf War45
World War II23
Second Gulf War20
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74121
75+119
55 to 6495
35 to 5472
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
White3376.75%
Black903.88%

$Eunice Veterans by Education

6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eunice Employment Status

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Eunice 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

89.13%

Born in Louisiana

96.47%

Native Born

3.53%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.47% of Eunice residents were born in the United States, with 89.13% having been born in Louisiana. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,817-86-0.87%
20199,903-86-0.86%
20189,989-116-1.15%
201710,105-86-0.84%
201610,191-35-0.34%
201510,226-51-0.50%
201410,277-12-0.12%
201310,289-48-0.46%
201210,337-37-0.36%
201110,374-27-0.26%
201010,401-1,098-1.00%
200011,4993370.30%
199011,162-1,317-1.11%
198012,4791,0890.92%
197011,390640.06%
196011,3263,1423.30%
19508,1842,9424.56%
19405,2421,6453.84%
19303,5973250.95%
19203,2720.00%