Minden, Louisiana Population 2024

11,075

Minden is a city located in Webster Parish Louisiana. Minden has a 2024 population of 11,075. It is also the county seat of Webster Parish.Minden is currently declining at a rate of -1.43% annually and its population has decreased by -6.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,863 in 2020.

The average household income in Minden is $57,352 with a poverty rate of 34.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Minden is 39.5 years, 37 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Minden Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 49.31%
  • White: 46.57%
  • Two or more races: 3.7%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Native American:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
15.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
736.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.64% (-788)
The current population of Minden, Louisiana is 11,075 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,863.

Minden, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,81349.31%
White5,49046.57%
Two or more races4363.7%
Asian440.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.05%
Native American
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Other race

Minden Population by Race

Minden Population Pyramid 2024

Minden Median Age

39.5

Total

37

Male

41.2

Female

Minden Adults

There are 8,994 adults, (2,189 of whom are seniors) in Minden.

Minden Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Minden Sex Ratio

Female6,24752.99%
Male5,54247.01%

Minden Population by Age

Minden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,8702.3652.347.7
Non Family1,9481.0845.654.4
Married1,8013.1475.224.8
Female9053.3830.669.4
Male2163.1511.688.4
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Minden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Minden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Minden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.83%.

Minden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,032

Average Earnings

$28,417

Average Male

$21,762

Average Female

Minden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Minden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Minden Language

96.76% of Minden residents speak only English, while 3.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Minden Language

Minden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,7123,10654.38%
White5,30668412.89%
Multiple43617640.37%
Hispanic19273.65%
Asian4412.27%
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34.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.7%

Male Poverty Rate

35.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Minden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Minden is Black, with 54.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Minden is Asian, with 2.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.6%.

Minden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.45%
High School32.5%
Some College22.78%
Bachelors or Greater12.34%
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Minden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65.38%
Female Employed23.96%
Male Employed19.34%
Male Unemployed
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Minden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Minden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Minden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Minden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Minden 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 45-54.

Minden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Minden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

582

Number of Veterans

466

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

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Minden Veterans by War

count

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Minden Veterans by Age

count

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Minden Veterans by Race

Minden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Minden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Minden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Minden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Minden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.65%

Born in Minden

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.57% of Minden residents were born in the United States, with 83.65% having been born in Louisiana. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Minden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,270-161-1.54%
202810,431-161-1.52%
202710,592-161-1.5%
202610,753-161-1.48%
202510,914-161-1.45%
202411,075-161-1.43%
202311,236-161-1.41%
202211,397-161-1.39%
202111,558-305-2.57%
202011,863650.55%
201911,798-247-2.05%
201812,045-196-1.6%
201712,241-219-1.76%
201612,460-135-1.07%
201512,595-111-0.87%
201412,706-146-1.14%
201312,852-93-0.72%
201212,945-103-0.79%
201113,048-21-0.16%
201013,069420.32%
200013,027-634-4.64%
199013,661-1,423-9.43%
198015,0841,0887.77%
197013,9961,2119.47%
196012,7852,99830.63%
19509,7873,11046.58%
19406,6771,05418.74%
19305,623-482-7.9%
19206,1053,103103.36%
19103,0021,702130.92%
19001,300
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Minden Population by Year