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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oil Citywas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Oil City
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.