La Center, Kentucky Population 2022

844
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La Center is a city located in Ballard County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 844, it is the 254th largest city in Kentucky and the 15941st largest city in the United States. La Center is currently declining at a rate of -1.63% annually and its population has decreased by -3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 872 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, La Center has a population density of 1,394 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Center is $53,435 with a poverty rate of 9.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $73,800. The median age in La Center is 48.6 years, 46.6 years for males, and 50.2 years for females.

La Center Demographics

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

  • White: 74.43%
  • Black or African American: 21.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of La Center, Kentucky is 844 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 872.

La Center, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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La Center Population by Race

La Center Population Pyramid 2022

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La Center Median Age

55.1


Total

48.7


Male

59.3


Female

La Center Adults

There are 606 adults, (211 of whom are seniors) in La Center.

La Center Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

La Center Sex Ratio

Female

402

57.43%

Male

298

42.57%

La Center Population by Age

La Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Center Household Types

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Center Households and Families

3.35

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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La Center Households by Type

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La Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Center Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.78%.

La Center Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,469

Average Earnings

$42,596

Average Male

$27,300

Average Female

La Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Center Language by Age

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La Center Language

96.99% of La Center residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

La Center Language

La Center Poverty by Race

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9.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.45%

Male Poverty Rate

10.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Center is White, with 11.88% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.64%.

La Center Poverty

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La Center Poverty Rate by Education

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La Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Center Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

La Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

La Center Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

La Center Marital Status by Race

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La Center Marital Status

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34

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

La Center Veterans by War

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La Center Veterans by Age

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La Center Veterans by Race

La Center Veterans by Education

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14.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Center Veterans by Education

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43.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

La Center Employment by Age

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La Center Employment by Race

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La Center 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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54.86%

Born in La Center

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of La Center residents were born in the United States, with 54.86% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

La Center Population by Year