La Center, Kentucky Population 2024

855

La Center is a city located in Ballard County Kentucky. La Center has a 2024 population of 855. La Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.7% annually and its population has decreased by -2.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 876 in 2020.

The average household income in La Center is $60,566 with a poverty rate of 15.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Center is 49.6 years, 48.2 years for males, and 54.3 years for females.

La Center Demographics

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

  • White: 75.77%
  • Black or African American: 15.01%
  • Two or more races: 7.21%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,412.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.4% (-21)
The current population of La Center, Kentucky is 855 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 876.

La Center, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White64175.77%
Black or African American12715.01%
Two or more races617.21%
Asian172.01%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

La Center Population by Race

La Center Population Pyramid 2024

La Center Median Age

49.6

Total

48.2

Male

54.3

Female

La Center Adults

There are 649 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in La Center.

La Center Age Dependency

97.7

Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

La Center Sex Ratio

Female47355.91%
Male37344.09%

La Center Population by Age

La Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2932.6974.725.3
Married1773.2489.810.2
Non Family781.443.656.4
Female332.7663.636.4
Male531000
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

La Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.83%.

La Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,159

Average Earnings

$49,688

Average Male

$45,500

Average Female

La Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Center Language

96.98% of La Center residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

La Center Language

La Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White586437.34%
Multiple614065.57%
Black1243729.84%
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15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

13.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Center is Multiple, with 65.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Center is White, with 7.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.07%.

La Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School22.83%
Bachelors or Greater19.15%
Some College5.65%
Less Than 9th Grade2.67%
showing: 4 rows

La Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.64%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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La Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

La Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

La Center 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 20-34.

La Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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La Center Veterans by War

count

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La Center Veterans by Age

count

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La Center Veterans by Race

La Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

La Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.37%

Born in La Center

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of La Center residents were born in the United States, with 65.37% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

La Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029825-6-0.72%
2028831-6-0.72%
2027837-6-0.71%
2026843-6-0.71%
2025849-6-0.7%
2024855-6-0.7%
2023861-6-0.69%
2022867-6-0.69%
2021873-3-0.34%
2020876-73-7.69%
2019949-17-1.76%
2018966-9-0.92%
2017975-4-0.41%
2016979-21-2.1%
20151,00030.3%
2014997-11-1.09%
20131,008-4-0.4%
20121,01230.3%
20111,009
20101,009
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La Center Population by Year