Lake Providence, Louisiana Population 2021

3,269
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Lake Providence is a city located in East Carroll Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,269, it is the 86th largest city in Louisiana and the 5984th largest city in the United States . Lake Providence is currently declining at a rate of -2.39% annually and its population has decreased by -18.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,991 in 2010. Lake Providence reached it's highest population of 6,361 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Lake Providence has a population density of 910 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Providence is $63,466 with a poverty rate of 50.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $493 per month, and the median house value is $52,900. The median age in Lake Providence is 35.4 years, 31.9 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Lake Providence Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 78.13%
  • White: 21.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Providence, Louisiana is 3,269 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,509.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,991.

Lake Providence, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,15178.13%
White60221.87%
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Lake Providence Population by Race

Lake Providence Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Providence Median Age

35.4


Total

31.9


Male

35.8


Female

Lake Providence Adults

There are 1,863 adults, (479 of whom are seniors) in Lake Providence.

Lake Providence Age Dependency

98.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Providence Sex Ratio

Female

1,685

61.21%

Male

1,068

38.79%

Lake Providence Population by Age

Lake Providence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Providence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.7%14.3%
Married72.2%27.8%
All39.3%60.7%
Non Family31.4%68.6%
Female19.1%80.9%

39.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Providence Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2212.2439.3
Non Family5261.1131.4
Female3613.4719.1
Married2992.672.2
Male353.6385.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Lake Providence Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1649.44%
9th to 12th Grade25014.38%
High School Graduate66938.49%
Some College34619.91%
Associates Degree724.14%
Bachelors Degree21612.43%
Graduate Degree211.21%
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Lake Providence Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Providence Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,29293067
White446394170

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.12%.

Lake Providence Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,647$27,750$20,781
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,093$21,346$18,406
Some College$23,125$35,865$19,650
Bachelors Degree$38,824$$31,719
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,647

Average Earnings

$27,750

Average Male

$20,781

Average Female

Lake Providence Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Providence Language by Age

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Lake Providence Language

99.28% of Lake Providence residents speak only English, while 0.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Lake Providence Language

Lake Providence Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,1391,28660.12%
White60210016.61%

50.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.58%

Male Poverty Rate

57.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Providence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Providence is Black, with 60.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Providence is White, with 16.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.72%.

Lake Providence Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade65.46%
High School33.13%
Some College28.02%
Bachelors or Greater11.39%

Lake Providence Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed22.09%
Male Employed7.47%

Lake Providence Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Providence Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$18,316$63,466
Families$28,218$96,415
Married Families$46,161-
Non Families$13,164$19,090
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Income by Household Type

Lake Providence Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Providence Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Providence Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lake Providence Marital Status by Race

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Lake Providence Marital Status

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84

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
First Gulf War18
World War II12
Second Gulf War4
Korea

Lake Providence Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6439
65 to 7417
35 to 5416
75+12
18 to 34

Lake Providence Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black654.65%
White194.09%

Lake Providence Veterans by Race

Lake Providence Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Providence Veterans by Education

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43.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Providence Employment by Age

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Lake Providence Employment by Race

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Lake Providence 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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83.65%

Born in Lake Providence

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lake Providence residents were born in the United States, with 83.65% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Providence Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,269-80-2.39%
20203,349-80-2.33%
20193,429-80-2.28%
20183,509-67-1.87%
20173,576-75-2.05%
20163,651-25-0.68%
20153,676-100-2.65%
20143,776-33-0.87%
20133,809-50-1.30%
20123,859-51-1.30%
20113,910-49-1.24%
20103,959-1,145-2.51%
20005,104-276-0.53%
19905,380-981-1.66%
19806,3611780.28%
19706,1834020.67%
19605,7811,6583.44%
19504,1234121.06%
19403,7118442.61%
19302,8670.00%

Lake Providence Population by Year