Lake Providence, Louisiana Population 2020

3,417

Lake Providence is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,417, it is the 83rd largest city in Louisiana and the 5837th largest city in the United States. Lake Providence is currently declining at a rate of -1.87% annually and its population has decreased by -14.38% 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 951 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Providence is $46,782 with a poverty rate of 55.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $468 per month, and the median house value is $54,100. The median age in Lake Providence is 34.2 years, 25.3 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.6 males.

Lake Providence Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 79.90%
  • White: 19.56%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Providence, Louisiana is 3,417, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,547.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,991.

Lake Providence, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,34179.90%
White57319.56%
Two or More Races160.55%

Lake Providence Population Pyramid 2020

Lake Providence Median Age

34.2


Total

25.3


Male

39.7


Female

Lake Providence Adults

There are 1,978 adults, (519 of whom are seniors) in Lake Providence.

Lake Providence Age Dependency

100.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Providence Sex Ratio

Female

1,688

57.61%

Male

1,242

42.39%

Lake Providence Households and Families

Lake Providence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake Providence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.7%13.3%
Married69.2%30.8%
All37.3%62.7%
Non Family30%70%
Female18.9%81.1%

37.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3442.1737.3
Non Family5801.0830
Female4173.4218.9
Married3022.3969.2
Male453.0786.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake Providence Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20411.40%
9th to 12th Grade27415.32%
High School Graduate72340.41%
Some College29216.32%
Associates Degree613.41%
Bachelors Degree20511.46%
Graduate Degree301.68%

Lake Providence Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,31490250
White465399175
Multiple Races101010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,339$23,000$18,813
Less Than High School$13,490$$13,229
High School Grad$19,082$19,688$18,885
Some College$19,583$36,364$18,750
Bachelors Degree$34,688$45,625$31,184
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,339

Average Earnings

$23,000

Average Male

$18,813

Average Female

Lake Providence Language

Lake Providence Language by Age

Lake Providence Language

99.51% of Lake Providence residents speak only English, while 0.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.30% of the population.

Lake Providence Poverty

Lake Providence Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3261,50364.62%
White57311019.20%
Multiple1616100.00%

55.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.00%

Male Poverty Rate

58.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Providence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Providence is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Providence is White, with 19.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 58.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School64.02%
Some College35.43%
High School31.89%
Bachelors or Greater12.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed52.00%
Female Employed31.70%
Male Employed8.39%

Lake Providence Income

Lake Providence Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$17,801$46,782
Families$25,486$68,555
Married Families$37,857-
Non Families$13,579$17,705

Lake Providence Marital Status

Lake Providence Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

24.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Providence Married by Age and Sex

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

Lake Providence Veterans

85

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Korea17
First Gulf War13
World War II8
Second Gulf War2

$Lake Providence Veterans by Education

8.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Providence Employment Status

43.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Providence Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.23%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lake Providence residents were born in the United States, with 84.23% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,417-65-1.87%
20193,482-65-1.83%
20183,547-57-1.58%
20173,604-65-1.77%
20163,669-23-0.62%
20153,692-101-2.66%
20143,793-33-0.86%
20133,826-50-1.29%
20123,876-51-1.30%
20113,927-52-1.31%
20103,979-1,125-2.46%
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%