Oberlin, Louisiana Population 2021

1,726
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Oberlin is a city located in Allen Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,726, it is the 131st largest city in Louisiana and the 8188th largest city in the United States . Oberlin is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,770 in 2010. Oberlin reached it's highest population of 1,765 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Oberlin has a population density of 394 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oberlin is $48,549 with a poverty rate of 28.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $539 per month, and the median house value is $81,000. The median age in Oberlin is 31.6 years, 34.1 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Oberlin Demographics

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

  • White: 56.18%
  • Black or African American: 33.35%
  • Two or more races: 10.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Oberlin, Louisiana is 1,726 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,732.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,770.

Oberlin, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88656.18%
Black or African American52633.35%
Two or More Races16510.46%
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Oberlin Population by Race

Oberlin Population Pyramid $2021

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Oberlin Median Age

31.6


Total

34.1


Male

31.5


Female

Oberlin Adults

There are 1,008 adults, (176 of whom are seniors) in Oberlin.

Oberlin Age Dependency

89.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oberlin Sex Ratio

Female

931

59.04%

Male

646

40.96%

Oberlin Population by Age

Oberlin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oberlin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All50%50%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female32.8%67.2%
Male18.8%81.3%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oberlin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4962.9450
Non Family1831.149.7
Female1373.0832.8
Married1284.380.5
Male485.9418.8

3.72

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Oberlin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade485.14%
9th to 12th Grade13714.68%
High School Graduate43546.62%
Some College15716.83%
Associates Degree545.79%
Bachelors Degree717.61%
Graduate Degree313.32%
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Oberlin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oberlin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White58349991
Black34024911
Hispanic10
2+ Races10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.61%.

Oberlin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,467$43,333$22,167
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,125$$26,510
Some College$21,875$47,500$
Bachelors Degree$26,750$25,625$36,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,467

Average Earnings

$43,333

Average Male

$22,167

Average Female

Oberlin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oberlin Language by Age

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Oberlin Language

94.08% of Oberlin residents speak only English, while 5.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.92% of the population.

Oberlin Language

Oberlin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82627032.69%
Black46711324.20%
Multiple1653521.21%
Hispanic1010100.00%

28.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.60%

Male Poverty Rate

31.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oberlin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oberlin is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oberlin is Multiple, with 21.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.50%.

Oberlin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College25.24%
High School23.47%
Less Than 9th Grade21.85%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Oberlin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Male Employed13.93%
Female Employed13.14%

Oberlin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oberlin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,750$48,549
Families$40,729$52,148
Married Families$80,357-
Non Families$26,397$34,837
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Income by Household Type

Oberlin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.5%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Oberlin Married by Age and Sex

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Oberlin 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 45-54.

Oberlin Marital Status by Race

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Oberlin Marital Status

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51

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam15
Korea4
First Gulf War1
World War II

Oberlin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
65 to 7413
55 to 649
35 to 548
75+4

Oberlin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White416.45%
Black102.76%

Oberlin Veterans by Race

Oberlin Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oberlin Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Oberlin Employment by Age

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Oberlin Employment by Race

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Oberlin 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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87.25%

Born in Oberlin

99.87%

Native Born

0.13%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.87% of Oberlin residents were born in the United States, with 87.25% 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 Latin America.

Oberlin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,726-2-0.12%
20201,728-2-0.12%
20191,730-2-0.12%
20181,732-6-0.35%
20171,738-11-0.63%
20161,74910.06%
20151,748-6-0.34%
20141,75410.06%
20131,7530.00%
20121,753-12-0.68%
20111,7650.00%
20101,7650.00%

Oberlin Population by Year