Lake Arthur, Louisiana Population 2024

2,550

Lake Arthur is a city located in Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana. Lake Arthur has a 2024 population of 2,550. Lake Arthur is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,589 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Arthur is $65,559 with a poverty rate of 22.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Arthur is 36 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Lake Arthur Demographics

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

  • White: 86.47%
  • Black or African American: 7.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.4%
  • Other race: 3.1%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,375.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.51% (-39)
The current population of Lake Arthur, Louisiana is 2,550 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,589.

Lake Arthur, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,26386.47%
Black or African American1847.03%
Two or more races893.4%
Other race813.1%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Arthur Population by Race

Lake Arthur Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Arthur Median Age

36

Total

34.3

Male

36.6

Female

Lake Arthur Adults

There are 2,017 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in Lake Arthur.

Lake Arthur Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Arthur Sex Ratio

Female1,31050.06%
Male1,30749.94%

Lake Arthur Population by Age

Lake Arthur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8852.9667.332.7
Married3923.6162.237.8
Non Family2261.162.437.6
Female1443.6362.537.5
Male1233.5198.41.6
showing: 5 rows

3.44

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Arthur 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

Lake Arthur Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Arthur Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.15%.

Lake Arthur Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,310

Average Earnings

$63,380

Average Male

$22,708

Average Female

Lake Arthur Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Arthur Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Arthur Language

93.21% of Lake Arthur residents speak only English, while 6.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Lake Arthur Language

Lake Arthur Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,25853323.6%
Black1844625%
Hispanic17152.92%
Multiple8944.49%
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22.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.2%

Male Poverty Rate

25.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Arthur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Arthur is Black, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Arthur is Hispanic, with 2.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.37%.

Lake Arthur Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.97%
High School21.24%
Bachelors or Greater18.79%
Some College5.5%
showing: 4 rows

Lake Arthur Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.67%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed6.52%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Lake Arthur Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Arthur Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Arthur Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Arthur Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Arthur 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.

Lake Arthur Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Arthur Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

79

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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Lake Arthur Veterans by War

count

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Lake Arthur Veterans by Age

count

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Lake Arthur Veterans by Race

Lake Arthur Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Arthur Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Arthur Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Arthur Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Arthur 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

91.4%

Born in Lake Arthur

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lake Arthur residents were born in the United States, with 91.4% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Arthur Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,440-22-0.89%
20282,462-22-0.89%
20272,484-22-0.88%
20262,506-22-0.87%
20252,528-22-0.86%
20242,550-22-0.86%
20232,572-22-0.85%
20222,594-22-0.84%
20212,616271.04%
20202,589-162-5.89%
20192,751-6-0.22%
20182,757140.51%
20172,743130.48%
20162,730
20152,730-5-0.18%
20142,735160.59%
20132,719-9-0.33%
20122,728-12-0.44%
20112,740-2-0.07%
20102,742-265-8.81%
20003,007-187-5.85%
19903,194-421-11.65%
19803,615641.8%
19703,551100.28%
19603,54169224.29%
19502,849
showing: 26 rows

Lake Arthur Population by Year