Natchitoches is a city located in Natchitoches Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 16,953, it is the 19th largest city in Louisiana and the 2131st largest city in the United States . Natchitoches is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -7.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,323 in 2010. Natchitoches reached it's highest population of 18,518 in 2010. Spanning over 26 miles, Natchitoches has a population density of 746 people per square mile.
The average household income in Natchitoches is $42,680 with a poverty rate of 43.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $673 per month, and the median house value is $164,700. The median age in Natchitoches is 25.6 years, 25.6 years for males, and 25.5 years for females.