Louisa, Virginia Population 2020

1,748
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Louisa is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,748, it is the 102nd largest city in Virginia and the 8129th largest city in the United States. Louisa is currently growing at a rate of 1.33% annually and its population has increased by 12.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,555 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Louisa has a population density of 957 people per square mile.

The average household income in Louisa is $51,593 with a poverty rate of 16.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $197,400. The median age in Louisa is 39.5 years, 37.6 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males.

Louisa Demographics

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

  • White: 64.50%
  • Black or African American: 23.09%
  • Other race: 6.32%
  • Two or more races: 5.51%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Louisa, Virginia is 1,748, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,702.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,555.

Louisa, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11264.50%
Black or African American39823.09%
Some Other Race1096.32%
Two or More Races955.51%
Asian100.58%
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Louisa Population Pyramid 2020

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Louisa Median Age

39.5


Total

37.6


Male

41.6


Female

Louisa Adults

There are 1,283 adults, (400 of whom are seniors) in Louisa.

Louisa Age Dependency

95.2

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Louisa Sex Ratio

Female

914

53.02%

Male

810

46.98%

Louisa Households and Families

Louisa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Louisa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.4%36.6%
All33%67%
Non Family19.2%80.8%
Female18.4%81.6%
Male1.7%98.3%

33.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7002.333
Non Family3231.0219.2
Married2433.2263.4
Female763.4918.4
Male584.091.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Louisa Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1059.06%
9th to 12th Grade15513.37%
High School Graduate40334.77%
Some College21318.38%
Associates Degree837.16%
Bachelors Degree11810.18%
Graduate Degree827.08%
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Louisa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White775628175
Black26819613
Hispanic106649
Other Race80563
Multiple Races108
Asian333

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

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,357$38,125$21,576
Less Than High School$23,125$$22,969
High School Grad$31,711$33,500$21,000
Some College$22,115$49,643$15,333
Bachelors Degree$53,194$53,750$52,917
Graduate Degree$51,875$55,417$51,250

$30,357

Average Earnings

$38,125

Average Male

$21,576

Average Female

Louisa Language

Louisa Language by Age

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Louisa Language

90.60% of Louisa residents speak only English, while 9.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.84% of the population.

Louisa Poverty

Louisa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black38415139.32%
White989797.99%
Multiple952425.26%
Hispanic165159.09%
Other1091513.76%

16.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.27%

Male Poverty Rate

23.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Louisa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisa is Black, with 39.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisa is White, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.16%.

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Name Poverty
High School21.41%
Some College21.03%
Less Than High School17.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed15.56%
Male Employed1.27%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Louisa Income

Louisa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,297$51,593
Families$63,750$73,273
Married Families$82,361-
Non Families$15,850$23,553
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Louisa Marital Status

Louisa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

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

Louisa Marital Status by Race

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Louisa Veterans

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130

Number of Veterans

126

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam74
First Gulf War36
World War II8
Second Gulf War7
Korea6
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7445
75+31
55 to 6429
35 to 5421
18 to 344
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Name Veterans % of Total
White11212.70%
Black185.98%

Louisa Veterans by Education

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6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Louisa Employment Status

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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64.44%

Born in Virginia

93.10%

Native Born

6.90%

Foreign Born

5.22%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.10% of Louisa residents were born in the United States, with 64.44% having been born in Virginia. 5.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,748231.33%
20191,725231.35%
20181,702382.28%
20171,664231.40%
20161,641301.86%
20151,611120.75%
20141,599120.76%
20131,587211.34%
20121,56610.06%
20111,56540.26%
20101,5610.00%