New Roads, Louisiana Population 2024

4,267

New Roads is a city located in Pointe Coupee Parish Louisiana. New Roads has a 2024 population of 4,267. It is also the county seat of Pointe Coupee Parish.New Roads is currently declining at a rate of -1.34% annually and its population has decreased by -5.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,533 in 2020.

The average household income in New Roads is $74,050 with a poverty rate of 18.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Roads is 46.5 years, 42.5 years for males, and 52.3 years for females.

New Roads Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 51.13%
  • White: 44.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.02%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
931.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.87% (-266)
The current population of New Roads, Louisiana is 4,267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,533.

New Roads, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,30551.13%
White2,00744.52%
Two or more races1603.55%
Asian350.78%
Other race10.02%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

New Roads Population by Race

New Roads Population Pyramid 2024

New Roads Median Age

46.5

Total

42.5

Male

52.3

Female

New Roads Adults

There are 3,794 adults, (1,073 of whom are seniors) in New Roads.

New Roads Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

New Roads Sex Ratio

Female2,21449.11%
Male2,29450.89%

New Roads Population by Age

New Roads Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7742.4771.128.9
Non Family8931.2456.643.4
Married6532.8189.710.3
Female2016.4171.128.9
Male275.811000
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3.6

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Roads 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

New Roads Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Roads Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 83.33%.

New Roads Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,739

Average Earnings

$60,451

Average Male

$36,165

Average Female

New Roads Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Roads Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Roads Language

96.87% of New Roads residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

New Roads Language

New Roads Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,28655024.06%
White1,9111889.84%
Multiple1556743.23%
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18.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.51%

Male Poverty Rate

24.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Roads

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Roads is Multiple, with 43.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Roads is White, with 9.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.01%.

New Roads Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.46%
High School17.14%
Some College10.31%
Bachelors or Greater6.9%
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New Roads Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed61.79%
Female Employed2.83%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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New Roads Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Roads Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Roads Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

New Roads Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Roads Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

New Roads Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Roads Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

238

Number of Veterans

238

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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New Roads Veterans by War

count

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New Roads Veterans by Age

count

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New Roads Veterans by Race

New Roads Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Roads Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

New Roads Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Roads Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Roads 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

88.84%

Born in New Roads

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of New Roads residents were born in the United States, with 88.84% having been born in Louisiana. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

New Roads Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,977-58-1.44%
20284,035-58-1.42%
20274,093-58-1.4%
20264,151-58-1.38%
20254,209-58-1.36%
20244,267-58-1.34%
20234,325-58-1.32%
20224,383-58-1.31%
20214,441-92-2.03%
20204,533721.61%
20194,461-38-0.84%
20184,499-78-1.7%
20174,577-15-0.33%
20164,592-27-0.58%
20154,619-36-0.77%
20144,655-35-0.75%
20134,690-64-1.35%
20124,754-41-0.86%
20114,795-14-0.29%
20104,809-157-3.16%
20004,966-337-6.35%
19905,3031,37935.14%
19803,924-21-0.53%
19703,945-20-0.5%
19603,9651,14740.7%
19502,818
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New Roads Population by Year