Louisa, Virginia Population 2021

1,801
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Louisa is a city located in Louisa County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Louisa County. With a 2020 population of 1,801, it is the 100th largest city in Virginia and the 8017th largest city in the United States . Louisa is currently growing at a rate of 1.92% annually and its population has increased by 15.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,555 in 2010. Louisa reached it's highest population of 1,801 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Louisa has a population density of 986 people per square mile.

The average household income in Louisa is $48,786 with a poverty rate of 20.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $201,800. The median age in Louisa is 38.2 years, 35.2 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Louisa Demographics

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

  • White: 62.96%
  • Black or African American: 23.34%
  • Other race: 6.88%
  • Two or more races: 5.73%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Louisa, Virginia is 1,801 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,699.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,555.

Louisa, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,09862.96%
Black or African American40723.34%
Some Other Race1206.88%
Two or More Races1005.73%
Asian191.09%
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Louisa Population by Race

Louisa Population Pyramid $2021

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Louisa Median Age

38.2


Total

35.2


Male

41.8


Female

Louisa Adults

There are 1,363 adults, (403 of whom are seniors) in Louisa.

Louisa Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Louisa Sex Ratio

Female

900

51.61%

Male

844

48.39%

Louisa Population by Age

Louisa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Louisa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.1%36.9%
All28%72%
Non Family16.5%83.5%
Female11.8%88.2%
Male1.8%98.2%

28.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Louisa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7682.1228
Non Family3931.0716.5
Married2173.1663.1
Female1022.7911.8
Male564.271.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Louisa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1189.74%
9th to 12th Grade16613.71%
High School Graduate38731.96%
Some College20516.93%
Associates Degree746.11%
Bachelors Degree1189.74%
Graduate Degree14311.81%
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Louisa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Louisa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White774616239
Black28720512
Hispanic12484
Other Race8861
2+ Races1612
Asian101010

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%.

Louisa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,167$40,625$22,109
Less Than 9th Grade$19,583$$19,375
High School Graduate$29,038$34,875$
Some College$27,885$42,188$17,083
Bachelors Degree$55,227$60,000$53,214
Graduate Degree$51,711$51,174$54,028

$31,167

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$22,109

Average Female

Louisa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Louisa Language by Age

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Louisa Language

88.21% of Louisa residents speak only English, while 11.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.36% of the population.

Louisa Language

Louisa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black39218847.96%
White987939.42%
Multiple1002929.00%
Hispanic1582314.56%
Other1201411.67%

20.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

28.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Louisa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisa is Black, with 47.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisa is White, with 9.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.10%.

Louisa Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School29.13%
Less Than 9th Grade28.24%
Some College20.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

Louisa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed18.07%
Male Unemployed15.00%
Male Employed1.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Louisa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Louisa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,226$48,786
Families$55,139$66,851
Married Families$81,908-
Non Families$20,938$28,849
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Income by Household Type

Louisa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

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 45-54.

Louisa Marital Status by Race

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Louisa Marital Status

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116

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam79
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War14
World War II3
Korea3

Louisa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+36
65 to 7435
55 to 6426
35 to 5415
18 to 344

Louisa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9710.60%
Black195.85%

Louisa Veterans by Race

Louisa Veterans by Education

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20.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Louisa Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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62.73%

Born in Louisa

90.88%

Native Born

9.12%

Foreign Born

6.65%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.88% of Louisa residents were born in the United States, with 62.73% having been born in Virginia. 6.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Louisa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,801341.92%
20201,767341.96%
20191,733342.00%
20181,699372.23%
20171,662241.47%
20161,638281.74%
20151,610120.75%
20141,598120.76%
20131,586191.21%
20121,56720.13%
20111,56540.26%
20101,5610.00%

Louisa Population by Year