Minden, Louisiana Population 2021

11,354
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Minden is a city located in Webster Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 11,354, it is the 30th largest city in Louisiana and the 2842nd largest city in the United States . Minden is currently declining at a rate of -2.10% annually and its population has decreased by -13.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,082 in 2010. Minden reached it's highest population of 15,084 in 1980. Spanning over 15 miles, Minden has a population density of 755 people per square mile.

The average household income in Minden is $45,204 with a poverty rate of 33.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $97,200. The median age in Minden is 39.3 years, 36.4 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Minden Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 51.39%
  • White: 44.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.09%
The current population of Minden, Louisiana is 11,354 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,083.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,082.

Minden, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,30751.39%
White5,52044.97%
Two or More Races2652.16%
Asian750.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander510.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.37%
Some Other Race110.09%
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Minden Population by Race

Minden Population Pyramid $2021

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Minden Median Age

39.3


Total

36.4


Male

41


Female

Minden Adults

There are 9,515 adults, (2,424 of whom are seniors) in Minden.

Minden Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Minden Sex Ratio

Female

6,375

51.94%

Male

5,899

48.06%

Minden Population by Age

Minden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Minden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All53.1%46.9%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Female39.8%60.2%
Male36.6%63.4%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Minden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1892.2953.1
Non Family2,0631.1145.6
Married1,8903.0470.3
Female9983.1239.8
Male2383.0836.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Minden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3023.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,06712.82%
High School Graduate3,19738.42%
Some College1,60519.29%
Associates Degree5766.92%
Bachelors Degree99811.99%
Graduate Degree5766.92%
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Minden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Minden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,1123,237572
White3,9063,483949
2+ Races8231
Hispanic67598
Asian584633
Islander5151
Native American454512
Other Race1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.90%.

Minden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,702$24,500$18,338
Less Than 9th Grade$19,663$21,818$13,295
High School Graduate$15,359$19,113$12,038
Some College$19,792$26,446$18,227
Bachelors Degree$37,313$59,625$29,375
Graduate Degree$55,500$84,135$42,292

$20,702

Average Earnings

$24,500

Average Male

$18,338

Average Female

Minden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Minden Language by Age

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Minden Language

98.01% of Minden residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Minden Language

Minden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,1923,00848.58%
White5,24477014.68%
Multiple26520476.98%
Islander513364.71%
Native451533.33%
Hispanic961010.42%
Asian7534.00%

33.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.76%

Male Poverty Rate

33.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Minden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Minden is Multiple, with 76.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Minden is Asian, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.72%.

Minden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.51%
High School33.71%
Some College27.51%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%

Minden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.63%
Female Employed26.01%
Female Unemployed25.49%
Male Employed16.20%

Minden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Minden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,894$45,204
Families$32,253$57,622
Married Families$50,966-
Non Families$14,725$24,489
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Income by Household Type

Minden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Minden Married by Age and Sex

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Minden 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.

Minden Marital Status by Race

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Minden Marital Status

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659

Number of Veterans

571

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam232
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War112
Korea59
World War II34

Minden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+188
65 to 74154
35 to 54154
55 to 64125
18 to 3438

Minden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3066.87%
Black3026.32%
Native American3066.67%
Hispanic1115.07%
Other Race11100.00%
Islander1019.61%

Minden Veterans by Race

Minden Veterans by Education

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17.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Minden Veterans by Education

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Minden Employment by Age

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Minden Employment by Race

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Minden 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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84.93%

Born in Minden

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Minden residents were born in the United States, with 84.93% having been born in Louisiana. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Minden Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,354-243-2.10%
202011,597-243-2.05%
201911,840-243-2.01%
201812,083-188-1.53%
201712,271-215-1.72%
201612,486-128-1.01%
201512,614-109-0.86%
201412,723-140-1.09%
201312,863-90-0.69%
201212,953-102-0.78%
201113,055-17-0.13%
201013,072450.03%
200013,027-634-0.47%
199013,661-1,423-0.99%
198015,0841,0880.75%
197013,9961,2110.91%
196012,7852,9982.71%
19509,7873,1103.90%
19406,6771,0541.73%
19305,623-482-0.82%
19206,1053,1037.36%
19103,0021,7028.73%
19001,3000.00%

Minden Population by Year