Fort Polk South, Louisiana Population 2020

9,233

Fort Polk South is a city located in Louisiana. Fort Polk South has a 2020 population of 9,233. Fort Polk South is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,038 in 2010. Fort Polk South reached it's highest population of 9,684 in 2015.

The average household income in Fort Polk South is $50,709 with a poverty rate of 19.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,176 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Polk South is 22 years, 22.2 years for males, and 21 years for females. For every 100 females there are 162.8 males.

Fort Polk South Demographics

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

  • White: 67.27%
  • Black or African American: 20.39%
  • Other race: 5.65%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Asian: 1.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.34%
The current population of Fort Polk South, Louisiana is 9,233, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,233.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,038.

Fort Polk South, Louisiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202045,542-1,659-3.64%
201947,201-1,659-3.51%
201848,860-1,659-3.40%
201750,519-930-1.84%
201651,449340.07%
201551,415-1,378-2.68%
201452,79360.01%
201352,787-1,301-2.46%
201254,0881,8503.42%
201152,238-476-0.91%
201052,7140.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,21167.27%
Black or African American1,88320.39%
Some Other Race5225.65%
Two or More Races3363.64%
Asian1731.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander770.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.34%

Fort Polk South Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Polk South Median Age

22


Total

22.2


Male

21


Female

Fort Polk South Adults

There are 6,252 adults, (6 of whom are seniors) in Fort Polk South.

Fort Polk South Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

0.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Polk South Sex Ratio

Female

3,513

38.05%

Male

5,720

61.95%

Fort Polk South Households and Families

Fort Polk South Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Polk South Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female2.9%97.1%
Married2.1%97.9%
All1.7%98.3%
Non Family0%100%
Male0%100%

1.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4183.021.7
Married1,7983.452.1
Non Family4381.220
Female1373.342.9
Male452.440

3.41

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

0.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Polk South Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade60.16%
9th to 12th Grade1403.66%
High School Graduate92824.25%
Some College1,44437.73%
Associates Degree57415.00%
Bachelors Degree47212.33%
Graduate Degree2636.87%

Fort Polk South Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2292,175472
Hispanic70464468
Black666634126
Asian13813859
Other Race137137
Multiple Races10610622
Islander26267

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 asian people with a rate of 42.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,629$43,537$25,659
Less Than High School$26,182$$
High School Grad$41,117$41,455$40,188
Some College$32,696$37,351$24,911
Bachelors Degree$39,073$52,821$25,461
Graduate Degree$80,804$81,464$

$36,629

Average Earnings

$43,537

Average Male

$25,659

Average Female

Fort Polk South Language

Fort Polk South Language by Age

Fort Polk South Language

86.31% of Fort Polk South residents speak only English, while 13.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.90% of the population.

Fort Polk South Poverty

Fort Polk South Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,87074619.28%
Black1,62634521.22%
Hispanic1,40226618.97%
Multiple324309.26%
Asian1622917.90%

19.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.59%

Male Poverty Rate

20.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Polk South

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Polk South is Black, with 21.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Polk South is Multiple, with 9.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.47%.

Name Poverty
Some College22.05%
High School18.91%
Less Than High School16.44%
Bachelors or Greater0.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.89%
Male Employed14.59%
Female Employed12.81%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fort Polk South Income

Fort Polk South Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,943$50,709
Families$45,145$51,621
Married Families$45,620-
Non Families$41,900$45,882

Fort Polk South Marital Status

Fort Polk South Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

75.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Polk South Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Fort Polk South Marital Status by Race

Fort Polk South Veterans

903

Number of Veterans

654

Male Veterans

249

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War881
First Gulf War156
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Name Veterans % of Total
White49531.49%
Black36444.99%
Hispanic389.11%
Asian2939.73%
Other811.94%
Hawaiian717.95%

$Fort Polk South Veterans by Education

15.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Polk South Employment Status

80.1%

Labor Force Participation

21.1%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Polk South 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

11.87%

Born in Louisiana

94.04%

Native Born

5.96%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.04% of Fort Polk South residents were born in the United States, with 11.87% having been born in Louisiana. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,2330.00%
20199,2330.00%
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%