Iota, Louisiana Population 2021

1,421
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Iota is a city located in Acadia Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,421, it is the 142nd largest city in Louisiana and the 8926th largest city in the United States . Iota is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,500 in 2010. Iota reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Iota has a population density of 1,119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Iota is $56,376 with a poverty rate of 16.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $526 per month, and the median house value is $131,500. The median age in Iota is 30.9 years, 32.8 years for males, and 30.3 years for females.

Iota Demographics

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

  • White: 89.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Black or African American: 4.28%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Iota, Louisiana is 1,421 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,433.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,500.

Iota, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,64189.97%
Two or More Races804.39%
Black or African American784.28%
Asian160.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.49%
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Iota Population by Race

Iota Population Pyramid $2021

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Iota Median Age

30.9


Total

32.8


Male

30.3


Female

Iota Adults

There are 1,258 adults, (187 of whom are seniors) in Iota.

Iota Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Iota Sex Ratio

Female

1,028

56.36%

Male

796

43.64%

Iota Population by Age

Iota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Iota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Female60%40%
All61.7%38.3%
Married74.8%25.2%
Male100%0%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6482.8161.7
Married3213.7774.8
Non Family2391.4944.4
Female852.9460
Male32.67100

3.57

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Iota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade786.92%
9th to 12th Grade13411.89%
High School Graduate42537.71%
Some College31027.51%
Associates Degree686.03%
Bachelors Degree907.99%
Graduate Degree221.95%
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Iota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Iota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White989854109
Black60453
Hispanic517
2+ Races27
Native American99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.02%.

Iota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,083$51,538$24,034
Less Than 9th Grade$25,150$$23,977
High School Graduate$35,729$52,019$
Some College$30,568$$28,269
Bachelors Degree$32,679$54,063$31,667
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,083

Average Earnings

$51,538

Average Male

$24,034

Average Female

Iota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iota Language by Age

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Iota Language

85.84% of Iota residents speak only English, while 14.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.16% of the population.

Iota Language

Iota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,5441489.59%
Hispanic1069589.62%
Black783139.74%
Multiple801620.00%
Asian1616100.00%
Native99100.00%

16.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.44%

Male Poverty Rate

19.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iota is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iota is White, with 9.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.41%.

Iota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.06%
Bachelors or Greater10.71%
Some College6.61%
High School6.35%

Iota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.32%
Male Unemployed13.51%
Male Employed10.77%
Female Employed4.12%

Iota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Iota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,654$56,376
Families$53,977$70,547
Married Families$62,917-
Non Families$21,384$28,074
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Income by Household Type

Iota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Iota Married by Age and Sex

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Iota 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 35-44.

Iota Marital Status by Race

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Iota Marital Status

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48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Iota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
75+16
55 to 649
35 to 546
18 to 34

Iota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White453.99%
Black34.55%

Iota Veterans by Race

Iota Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iota Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Iota Employment by Age

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Iota Employment by Race

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Iota 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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89.20%

Born in Iota

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Iota residents were born in the United States, with 89.20% having been born in Louisiana. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Iota Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,421-6-0.42%
20201,427-6-0.42%
20191,433-6-0.42%
20181,439-15-1.03%
20171,454-16-1.09%
20161,470-8-0.54%
20151,478-10-0.67%
20141,48850.34%
20131,483-4-0.27%
20121,487-6-0.40%
20111,493-9-0.60%
20101,5020.00%

Iota Population by Year