Lecom, Louisiana Population 2020

1,140

Lecom is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,140, it is the 154th largest city in Louisiana and the 9802nd largest city in the United States. Lecom is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -7.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,227 in 2010. Lecom reached it's highest population of 1,226 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lecom has a population density of 1,072 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lecom is $42,341 with a poverty rate of 21.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $83,300. The median age in Lecom is 49.1 years, 49 years for males, and 50.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.4 males.

Lecom Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.94%
  • White: 38.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Native American: 2.27%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lecom, Louisiana is 1,140, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,160.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,227.

Lecom, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American51855.94%
White36038.88%
Two or More Races272.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native212.27%

Lecom Population Pyramid 2020

Lecom Median Age

49.1


Total

49


Male

50.1


Female

Lecom Adults

There are 757 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in Lecom.

Lecom Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lecom Sex Ratio

Female

436

47.08%

Male

490

52.92%

Lecom Households and Families

Lecom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lecom Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All57.5%42.5%
Female45.9%54.1%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Male37.5%62.5%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3932.3657.5
Married1683.3674.4
Non Family1561.1544.9
Female612.5245.9
Male83.3837.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lecom Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade243.41%
9th to 12th Grade11916.93%
High School Graduate28240.11%
Some College16122.90%
Associates Degree466.54%
Bachelors Degree385.41%
Graduate Degree334.69%

Lecom Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black40529013
White25623455
Multiple Races27253
Native American1511
Hispanic77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,577$27,353$22,273
Less Than High School$26,875$32,917$
High School Grad$20,069$22,083$11,964
Some College$25,859$$25,455
Bachelors Degree$53,750$$53,438
Graduate Degree$115,156$$115,313

$25,577

Average Earnings

$27,353

Average Male

$22,273

Average Female

Lecom Language

Lecom Language by Age

Lecom Language

98.35% of Lecom residents speak only English, while 1.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Lecom Poverty

Lecom Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black51816932.63%
White360226.11%
Multiple271037.04%

21.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.45%

Male Poverty Rate

20.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lecom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lecom is Multiple, with 37.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lecom is White, with 6.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.36%
High School28.01%
Bachelors or Greater15.49%
Some College12.56%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed87.50%
Male Unemployed47.62%
Female Employed9.66%
Male Employed7.69%

Lecom Income

Lecom Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,131$42,341
Families$46,938$58,856
Married Families$52,500-
Non Families$12,679$17,251

Lecom Marital Status

Lecom Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lecom Married by Age and Sex

Lecom 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 35-44.

Lecom Marital Status by Race

Lecom Veterans

56

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
Vietnam14
First Gulf War7
Korea5
World War II

$Lecom Veterans by Education

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lecom Employment Status

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lecom 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

89.31%

Born in Louisiana

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.68% of Lecom residents were born in the United States, with 89.31% 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
20201,140-10-0.87%
20191,150-10-0.86%
20181,160-7-0.60%
20171,167-10-0.85%
20161,177-5-0.42%
20151,182-11-0.92%
20141,193-10-0.83%
20131,203-7-0.58%
20121,210-9-0.74%
20111,219-7-0.57%
20101,2260.00%