Minden, Louisiana Population 2020

11,688
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Minden is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 11,688, it is the 31st largest city in Louisiana and the 2774th largest city in the United States. Minden is currently declining at a rate of -1.73% annually and its population has decreased by -10.66% 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 777 people per square mile.

The average household income in Minden is $41,508 with a poverty rate of 28.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $745 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Minden is 37.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Minden Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.05%
  • White: 43.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.37%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.15%
The current population of Minden, Louisiana is 11,688, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,100.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,082.

Minden, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,60153.05%
White5,47343.99%
Two or More Races1711.37%
Asian720.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.34%
Some Other Race190.15%
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Minden Population Pyramid 2020

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Minden Median Age

37.8


Total

34.5


Male

40


Female

Minden Adults

There are 9,392 adults, (2,379 of whom are seniors) in Minden.

Minden Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Minden Sex Ratio

Female

6,655

53.49%

Male

5,787

46.51%

Minden Households and Families

Minden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Minden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.3%32.7%
All54.1%45.9%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female40.9%59.1%
Male35.1%64.9%

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9542.4354.1
Non Family1,8721.1350.4
Married1,8493.1767.3
Female1,0313.2940.9
Male2023.3935.1

3.15

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Minden Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3113.82%
9th to 12th Grade99312.19%
High School Graduate3,26140.04%
Some College1,60019.65%
Associates Degree5036.18%
Bachelors Degree90611.12%
Graduate Degree5707.00%
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Minden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,0993,226608
White3,7483,333815
Hispanic94947
Native American646412
Asian614534
Multiple Races4545
Islander4242
Other Race1919

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 55.74%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,709$22,346$18,728
Less Than High School$16,708$17,261$13,375
High School Grad$16,146$20,467$11,851
Some College$21,191$27,069$18,523
Bachelors Degree$37,425$63,705$31,806
Graduate Degree$51,875$80,833$43,333

$20,709

Average Earnings

$22,346

Average Male

$18,728

Average Female

Minden Language

Minden Language by Age

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Minden Language

98.53% of Minden residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Minden Poverty

Minden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,4922,61140.22%
White5,12266312.94%
Multiple1716538.01%
Native643656.25%
Islander422150.00%
Hispanic168169.52%
Asian721115.28%

28.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.34%

Male Poverty Rate

29.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Minden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Minden is Native, with 56.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Minden is Hispanic, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.72%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.62%
High School30.70%
Some College19.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.56%
Male Unemployed37.64%
Female Employed23.07%
Male Employed12.43%

Minden Income

Minden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,056$41,508
Families$35,200$49,882
Married Families$52,967-
Non Families$16,121$25,190
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Minden Marital Status

Minden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

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

Minden Marital Status by Race

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Minden Veterans

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619

Number of Veterans

585

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
First Gulf War157
Second Gulf War113
Korea52
World War II35
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54181
75+141
65 to 74136
55 to 64114
18 to 3447
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2855.96%
White2756.37%
Indian2843.75%
Hispanic1917.27%
Other19100.00%
Hawaiian1228.57%

Minden Veterans by Education

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9.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Minden Employment Status

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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85.70%

Born in Louisiana

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Minden residents were born in the United States, with 85.70% having been born in Louisiana. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,688-206-1.73%
201911,894-206-1.70%
201812,100-189-1.54%
201712,289-206-1.65%
201612,495-127-1.01%
201512,622-107-0.84%
201412,729-142-1.10%
201312,871-87-0.67%
201212,958-100-0.77%
201113,058-14-0.11%
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%