New Roads, Louisiana Population 2020

4,551

New Roads is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,551, it is the 65th largest city in Louisiana and the 5020th largest city in the United States. New Roads is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -5.80% 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 993 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Roads is $59,520 with a poverty rate of 18.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $149,100. The median age in New Roads is 41.6 years, 34.9 years for males, and 46.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.

New Roads Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.82%
  • White: 35.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of New Roads, Louisiana is 4,551, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,553.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,831.

New Roads, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,94663.82%
White1,64235.57%
Two or More Races280.61%

New Roads Population Pyramid 2020

New Roads Median Age

41.6


Total

34.9


Male

46.4


Female

New Roads Adults

There are 3,638 adults, (1,072 of whom are seniors) in New Roads.

New Roads Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

New Roads Sex Ratio

Female

2,420

52.43%

Male

2,196

47.57%

New Roads Households and Families

New Roads Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Roads Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94%6%
All58.1%41.9%
Male57%43%
Female46%54%
Non Family35.2%64.8%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7842.5258.1
Non Family6881.0535.2
Married5872.8494
Female4304.346
Male793.1557

3.35

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Roads Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1464.59%
9th to 12th Grade60318.95%
High School Graduate1,01731.96%
Some College66720.96%
Associates Degree1193.74%
Bachelors Degree51816.28%
Graduate Degree1123.52%

New Roads Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,8151,269142
White1,3311,135476
Multiple Races282512
Hispanic2114

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 42.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,783$41,599$21,520
Less Than High School$35,699$40,372$
High School Grad$18,947$27,724$17,042
Some College$21,933$47,250$20,103
Bachelors Degree$51,750$63,542$40,750
Graduate Degree$50,917$78,063$46,389

$31,783

Average Earnings

$41,599

Average Male

$21,520

Average Female

New Roads Language

New Roads Language by Age

New Roads Language

97.67% of New Roads residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

New Roads Poverty

New Roads Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,90677826.77%
White1,560724.62%

18.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.79%

Male Poverty Rate

17.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Roads

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Roads is Black, with 26.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Roads is White, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.88%.

Name Poverty
Some College21.73%
Less Than High School21.51%
High School16.74%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.84%
Female Unemployed28.77%
Female Employed15.53%
Male Employed4.44%

New Roads Income

New Roads Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,659$59,520
Families$70,208$83,490
Married Families$84,112-
Non Families$15,267$20,238

New Roads Marital Status

New Roads Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

Female Marriage Rate

New Roads Married by Age and Sex

New Roads 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 55-64.

New Roads Marital Status by Race

New Roads Veterans

284

Number of Veterans

278

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam93
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War24
Korea4
World War II

$New Roads Veterans by Education

30.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Roads Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

New Roads Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

92.55%

Born in Louisiana

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.72% of New Roads residents were born in the United States, with 92.55% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,551-1-0.02%
20194,552-1-0.02%
20184,553-66-1.43%
20174,619-1-0.02%
20164,620-27-0.58%
20154,647-32-0.68%
20144,679-34-0.72%
20134,713-62-1.30%
20124,775-39-0.81%
20114,814-11-0.23%
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%