New Roads, Louisiana Population 2021

4,398
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New Roads is a city located in Pointe Coupee Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,398, it is the 67th largest city in Louisiana and the 5135th largest city in the United States . New Roads is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -8.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,831 in 2010. New Roads reached it's highest population of 5,303 in 1990. Spanning over 5 miles, New Roads has a population density of 960 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Roads is $56,278 with a poverty rate of 28.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $738 per month, and the median house value is $131,400. The median age in New Roads is 39.1 years, 33.5 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

New Roads Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.51%
  • White: 37.22%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of New Roads, Louisiana is 4,398 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,521.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,831.

New Roads, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,81161.51%
White1,70137.22%
Asian310.68%
Two or More Races270.59%
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New Roads Population by Race

New Roads Population Pyramid $2021

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New Roads Median Age

39.1


Total

33.5


Male

51.3


Female

New Roads Adults

There are 3,440 adults, (1,028 of whom are seniors) in New Roads.

New Roads Age Dependency

89.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

New Roads Sex Ratio

Female

2,187

47.86%

Male

2,383

52.14%

New Roads Population by Age

New Roads Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Roads Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All62.2%37.8%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female45.1%54.9%
Male37.5%62.5%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Roads Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6922.6362.2
Non Family6581.0848.3
Married5572.8494.1
Female4214.645.1
Male563.8937.5

3.52

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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New Roads Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1434.62%
9th to 12th Grade55517.93%
High School Graduate1,08735.11%
Some College55517.93%
Associates Degree1615.20%
Bachelors Degree49716.05%
Graduate Degree983.17%
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New Roads Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Roads Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6091,164123
White1,4241,186454
Asian31165
2+ Races272713
Hispanic1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.15%.

New Roads Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,601$32,004$25,234
Less Than 9th Grade$21,739$30,993$
High School Graduate$20,708$21,765$20,208
Some College$28,810$52,670$24,345
Bachelors Degree$50,599$52,417$37,284
Graduate Degree$52,667$$48,295

$29,601

Average Earnings

$32,004

Average Male

$25,234

Average Female

New Roads Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Roads Language by Age

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New Roads Language

97.33% of New Roads residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

New Roads Language

New Roads Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,7601,17242.46%
White1,630784.79%

28.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.70%

Male Poverty Rate

26.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Roads

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Roads is Black, with 42.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Roads is White, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.03%.

New Roads Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.62%
High School24.42%
Some College17.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.90%

New Roads Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed44.35%
Female Unemployed35.38%
Female Employed18.71%
Male Employed6.26%

New Roads Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Roads Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,688$56,278
Families$58,553$78,190
Married Families$73,681-
Non Families$12,193$19,954
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Income by Household Type

New Roads Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

New Roads Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

New Roads Marital Status by Race

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New Roads Marital Status

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308

Number of Veterans

308

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam110
Second Gulf War67
First Gulf War33
Korea14
World War II

New Roads Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+82
65 to 7480
55 to 6460
18 to 3457
35 to 5429

New Roads Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black19710.30%
White1117.56%

New Roads Veterans by Race

New Roads Veterans by Education

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34.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Roads Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

New Roads Employment by Age

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New Roads Employment by Race

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New Roads 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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91.14%

Born in New Roads

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of New Roads residents were born in the United States, with 91.14% having been born in Louisiana. 0.57% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,398-41-0.92%
20204,439-41-0.92%
20194,480-41-0.91%
20184,521-71-1.55%
20174,592-13-0.28%
20164,605-30-0.65%
20154,635-36-0.77%
20144,671-35-0.74%
20134,706-66-1.38%
20124,772-40-0.83%
20114,812-13-0.27%
20104,825-141-0.29%
20004,966-337-0.65%
19905,3031,3793.06%
19803,924-21-0.05%
19703,945-20-0.05%
19603,9651,1473.47%
19502,8180.00%

New Roads Population by Year