Louisa, Kentucky Population 2022

2,721
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Louisa is a city located in Lawrence County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. With a 2020 population of 2,721, it is the 133rd largest city in Kentucky and the 9337th largest city in the United States. Louisa is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually but its population has decreased by -4.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,852 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Louisa has a population density of 1,214 people per square mile.

The average household income in Louisa is $52,216 with a poverty rate of 28.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $125,000. The median age in Louisa is 42.5 years, 29.9 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Louisa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Louisawas:

  • White: 96.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Louisa, Kentucky is 2,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,852.

Louisa, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Louisa Population by Race

Louisa Population Pyramid 2022

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Louisa Median Age

43.5


Total

31


Male

46.2


Female

Louisa Adults

There are 2,063 adults, (447 of whom are seniors) in Louisa.

Louisa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Louisa Sex Ratio

Female

1,509

52.91%

Male

1,343

47.09%

Louisa Population by Age

Louisa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Louisa Household Types

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Louisa Households and Families

3.5

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Louisa Households by Type

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Louisa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Louisa Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80.00%.

Louisa Educational Attainment by Race

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$28,393

Average Earnings

$30,500

Average Male

$28,214

Average Female

Louisa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Louisa Language by Age

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Louisa Language

98.64% of Louisa residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Louisa Language

Louisa Poverty by Race

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28.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.54%

Male Poverty Rate

26.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Louisa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisa is White, with 28.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisa is Multiple, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.87%.

Louisa Poverty

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Louisa Poverty Rate by Education

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Louisa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Louisa Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Louisa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Louisa Married by Age and Sex

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Louisa 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 35-44.

Louisa Marital Status by Race

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Louisa Marital Status

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106

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Louisa Veterans by War

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Louisa Veterans by Age

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Louisa Veterans by Race

Louisa Veterans by Education

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25.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Louisa Veterans by Education

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43.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Louisa Employment by Age

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Louisa Employment by Race

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Louisa 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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60.06%

Born in Louisa

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Louisa residents were born in the United States, with 60.06% 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.

Louisa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Louisa Population by Year