Fort Polk South, Louisiana Population 2022

9,048
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Fort Polk South is a city located in Louisiana. Fort Polk South has a 2020 population of 9,048. Fort Polk South is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,038 in 2010.

The average household income in Fort Polk South is $57,295 with a poverty rate of 16.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,152 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Polk South is 22.5 years, 22.5 years for males, and 22.4 years for females.

Fort Polk South Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Polk Southwas:

  • White: 64.46%
  • Black or African American: 21.63%
  • Other race: 6.93%
  • Two or more races: 4.08%
  • Asian: 2.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Polk South, Louisiana is 9,048 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,048.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,038.

Fort Polk South, Louisiana Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202146,085-672-1.46%
202046,757-672-1.44%
201947,429-672-1.42%
201848,101-1,688-3.51%
201749,789-1,692-3.40%
201651,481500.10%
201551,431-1,385-2.69%
201452,81610.00%
201352,815-1,305-2.47%
201254,1201,8503.42%
201152,270-472-0.90%
201052,7420.00%

Fort Polk South Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,83264.46%
Black or African American1,95721.63%
Some Other Race6276.93%
Two or More Races3694.08%
Asian2092.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.60%
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Fort Polk South Population by Race

Fort Polk South Population Pyramid $2022

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Fort Polk South Median Age

22.5


Total

22.5


Male

22.4


Female

Fort Polk South Adults

There are 6,109 adults, (8 of whom are seniors) in Fort Polk South.

Fort Polk South Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

0.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Polk South Sex Ratio

Female

3,345

36.97%

Male

5,703

63.03%

Fort Polk South Population by Age

Fort Polk South Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Polk South Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married0%100%
Male0%100%
Non Family0%100%
All0.2%99.8%
Female3.1%96.9%

0.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Polk South Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5312.820.2
Married1,8463.320
Non Family4991.10
Female1312.543.1
Male552.180

3.23

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Fort Polk South Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50.13%
9th to 12th Grade1694.48%
High School Graduate1,00526.63%
Some College1,33035.24%
Associates Degree47412.56%
Bachelors Degree54714.49%
Graduate Degree2446.47%
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Fort Polk South Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Polk South Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0081,953508
Black766734154
Hispanic74065385
Other Race252199
Asian16716736
2+ Races11711722
Islander20206

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 30.00%.

Fort Polk South Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,826$50,021$28,813
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$51,985$52,071$44,408
Some College$35,422$37,401$28,938
Bachelors Degree$51,776$75,547$38,427
Graduate Degree$78,625$81,771$

$43,826

Average Earnings

$50,021

Average Male

$28,813

Average Female

Fort Polk South Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Polk South Language by Age

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Fort Polk South Language

84.30% of Fort Polk South residents speak only English, while 15.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.56% of the population.

Fort Polk South Language

Fort Polk South Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,77855514.69%
Black1,46436725.07%
Hispanic1,46815710.69%
Multiple3548223.16%
Asian1715532.16%
OtherNaN%

16.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.17%

Male Poverty Rate

17.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Polk South

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Polk South is Asian, with 32.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Polk South is Hispanic, with 10.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.37%.

Fort Polk South Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College23.11%
High School14.02%
Less Than 9th Grade13.22%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Fort Polk South Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.59%
Male Employed22.22%
Female Employed9.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fort Polk South Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Polk South Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,286$57,295
Families$50,717$58,476
Married Families$51,109-
Non Families$48,405$51,964
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Income by Household Type

Fort Polk South Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

77.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Polk South Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Polk South 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 Over 65.

Fort Polk South Marital Status by Race

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Fort Polk South Marital Status

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856

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War820
First Gulf War154
World War II3
Korea
Vietnam

Fort Polk South Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34630
35 to 54200
55 to 6423
75+3
65 to 74

Fort Polk South Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White47133.38%
Black35250.29%
Hispanic338.21%
Asian2126.92%
Other Race63.77%
Islander620.69%

Fort Polk South Veterans by Race

Fort Polk South Veterans by Education

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22.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Polk South Veterans by Education

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80.8%

Labor Force Participation

21.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Polk South Employment by Age

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Fort Polk South Employment by Race

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Fort Polk South 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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14.41%

Born in Fort Polk South

93.70%

Native Born

6.30%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

4.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.70% of Fort Polk South residents were born in the United States, with 14.41% having been born in Louisiana. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Fort Polk South Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20229,0480.00%
20219,0480.00%
20209,0480.00%
20199,048-185-2.00%
20189,233-60-0.65%
20179,293740.80%
20169,219-465-4.80%
20159,684490.51%
20149,635-17-0.18%
20139,6526607.34%
20128,992-160-1.75%
20119,1521141.26%
20109,0380.00%

Fort Polk South Population by Year