Oil City, Louisiana Population 2022

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Oil City is a city located in Caddo Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 879, it is the 274th largest city in Louisiana and the 15699th largest city in the United States. Oil City is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 901 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Oil City has a population density of 493 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oil City is $37,555 with a poverty rate of 36.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oil City is 44.8 years, 29.7 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Oil City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oil Citywas:

  • White: 47.17%
  • Black or African American: 43.55%
  • Two or more races: 9.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Oil City, Louisiana is 879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 901.

Oil City, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

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Oil City Population by Race

Oil City Population Pyramid 2022

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Oil City Median Age

50.3


Total

55.3


Male

49.2


Female

Oil City Adults

There are 688 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Oil City.

Oil City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oil City Sex Ratio

Female

505

60.92%

Male

324

39.08%

Oil City Population by Age

Oil City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oil City Household Types

39.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oil City Households and Families

2.93

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

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Oil City Households by Type

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Oil City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oil City Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Oil City Educational Attainment by Race

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$17,647

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$14,340

Average Female

Oil City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oil City Language by Age

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Oil City Language

93.45% of Oil City residents speak only English, while 6.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Oil City Language

Oil City Poverty by Race

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36.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.88%

Male Poverty Rate

36.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oil City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oil City is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oil City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.20%.

Oil City Poverty

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Oil City Poverty Rate by Education

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Oil City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oil City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Oil City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.1%

Male Marriage Rate

19.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oil City Married by Age and Sex

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Oil City 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.

Oil City Marital Status by Race

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Oil City Marital Status

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102

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Oil City Veterans by War

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Oil City Veterans by Age

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Oil City Veterans by Race

Oil City Veterans by Education

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44.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oil City Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Oil City Employment by Age

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Oil City Employment by Race

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Oil City 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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70.57%

Born in Oil City

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

2.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Oil City residents were born in the United States, with 70.57% having been born in Louisiana. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oil City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Oil City Population by Year