Iota, Louisiana Population 2020

1,421

Iota is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,421, it is the 143rd largest city in Louisiana and the 8925th largest city in the United States. Iota is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% 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 1,500 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Iota has a population density of 1,119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Iota is $54,581 with a poverty rate of 17.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $124,400. The median age in Iota is 33.9 years, 30.5 years for males, and 34.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.9 males.

Iota Demographics

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

  • White: 86.76%
  • Black or African American: 6.40%
  • Two or more races: 5.23%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • 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 1,449.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,500.

Iota, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,56086.76%
Black or African American1156.40%
Two or More Races945.23%
Asian170.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.67%

Iota Population Pyramid 2020

Iota Median Age

33.9


Total

30.5


Male

34.7


Female

Iota Adults

There are 1,240 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Iota.

Iota Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Iota Sex Ratio

Female

1,022

56.84%

Male

776

43.16%

Iota Households and Families

Iota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All62.7%37.3%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female43%57%
Male0%0%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6792.6562.7
Married3133.4779.2
Non Family2451.3551.4
Female1213.1543
Male00

3.25

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade938.36%
9th to 12th Grade16414.73%
High School Graduate38734.77%
Some College28325.43%
Associates Degree645.75%
Bachelors Degree968.63%
Graduate Degree262.34%

Iota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White947774103
Black846919
Hispanic455
Multiple Races35
Native American128

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 82.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,656$52,500$23,438
Less Than High School$23,551$$22,930
High School Grad$29,931$53,750$21,786
Some College$35,893$54,821$30,278
Bachelors Degree$32,167$$31,833
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,656

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$23,438

Average Female

Iota Language

Iota Language by Age

Iota Language

83.17% of Iota residents speak only English, while 16.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.79% of the population.

Iota Poverty

Iota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4321127.82%
Hispanic1089890.74%
Black1156253.91%
Asian1717100.00%
Multiple941617.02%
Native12866.67%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.24%

Male Poverty Rate

20.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iota

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iota is White, with 7.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.24%
Bachelors or Greater18.03%
High School7.24%
Some College6.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed9.09%
Male Employed8.67%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Iota Income

Iota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,861$54,581
Families$45,893$67,026
Married Families$56,736-
Non Families$20,980$27,013

Iota Marital Status

Iota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Iota Married by Age and Sex

Iota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Iota Marital Status by Race

Iota Veterans

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Iota Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

71.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iota Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Iota 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

89.04%

Born in Louisiana

97.39%

Native Born

2.61%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.39% of Iota residents were born in the United States, with 89.04% having been born in Louisiana. 1.67% 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
20201,421-14-0.98%
20191,435-14-0.97%
20181,449-13-0.89%
20171,462-14-0.95%
20161,476-10-0.67%
20151,486-7-0.47%
20141,49360.40%
20131,487-1-0.07%
20121,488-5-0.33%
20111,493-7-0.47%
20101,5000.00%