La Center, Kentucky Population 2020

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La Center is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 970, it is the 214th largest city in Kentucky and the 10444th largest city in the United States. La Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -3.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,009 in 2010. La Center reached it's highest population of 1,013 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, La Center has a population density of 1,602 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Center is $53,666 with a poverty rate of 13.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $578 per month, and the median house value is $88,600. The median age in La Center is 48.8 years, 44.3 years for males, and 50.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

La Center Demographics

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

  • White: 87.02%
  • Black or African American: 12.30%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of La Center, Kentucky is 970, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 974.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,009.

La Center, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77887.02%
Black or African American11012.30%
Asian60.67%
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La Center Population Pyramid 2020

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La Center Median Age

48.8


Total

44.3


Male

50.6


Female

La Center Adults

There are 759 adults, (196 of whom are seniors) in La Center.

La Center Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

La Center Sex Ratio

Female

445

49.78%

Male

449

50.22%

La Center Households and Families

La Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
Male70%30%
All65.9%34.1%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female22.2%77.8%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3342.4965.9
Married1733.185
Non Family1141.3846.5
Female272.5622.2
Male203.470

3.05

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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La Center Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade294.41%
9th to 12th Grade8913.53%
High School Graduate29044.07%
Some College12418.84%
Associates Degree609.12%
Bachelors Degree466.99%
Graduate Degree203.04%
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La Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White56445161
Black88835
Asian66

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 white people with a rate of 10.82%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,393$40,978$27,381
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,019$48,864$26,786
Some College$30,563$30,875$26,607
Bachelors Degree$40,455$42,273$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,393

Average Earnings

$40,978

Average Male

$27,381

Average Female

La Center Language

La Center Language by Age

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La Center Language

93.16% of La Center residents speak only English, while 6.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.79% of the population.

La Center Poverty

La Center Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White72011215.56%
Black10543.81%

13.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.26%

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Center is White, with 15.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Center is Black, with 3.81% 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 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.21%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.42%
High School12.69%
Some College9.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed5.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.94%

La Center Income

La Center Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,667$53,666
Families$46,667$62,790
Married Families$72,656-
Non Families$21,176$36,046
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La Center Marital Status

La Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

La Center Marital Status by Race

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La Center Veterans

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43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
Korea5
First Gulf War2
World War II
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
75+14
35 to 545
55 to 643
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White335.13%
Black109.09%

La Center Veterans by Education

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7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Center Employment Status

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45.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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52.91%

Born in Kentucky

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.43% of La Center residents were born in the United States, with 52.91% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020970-2-0.21%
2019972-2-0.21%
2018974-6-0.61%
2017980-2-0.20%
2016982-22-2.19%
20151,00430.30%
20141,001-9-0.89%
20131,010-3-0.30%
20121,01310.10%
20111,01220.20%
20101,0100.00%