Oil City, Louisiana Population 2021

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Oil City is a city located in Caddo Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 954, it is the 170th largest city in Louisiana and the 10506th largest city in the United States . Oil City is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -5.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,008 in 2010. Oil City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Oil City has a population density of 535 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oil City is $37,555 with a poverty rate of 29.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $432 per month, and the median house value is $92,100. 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: 55.01%
  • Black or African American: 44.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Oil City, Louisiana is 954 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 970.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,008.

Oil City, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54955.01%
Black or African American44544.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.40%
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Oil City Population by Race

Oil City Population Pyramid $2021

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Oil City Median Age

44.8


Total

29.7


Male

49.3


Female

Oil City Adults

There are 790 adults, (152 of whom are seniors) in Oil City.

Oil City Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oil City Sex Ratio

Female

538

53.91%

Male

460

46.09%

Oil City Population by Age

Oil City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oil City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female43.3%56.7%
Non Family44.1%55.9%
All54.9%45.1%
Married68.9%31.1%
Male100%0%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oil City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4062.4654.9
Non Family1861.2244.1
Married1323.5368.9
Female673.5843.3
Male213.1100

3.41

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Oil City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade192.84%
9th to 12th Grade11316.92%
High School Graduate31046.41%
Some College14421.56%
Associates Degree263.89%
Bachelors Degree263.89%
Graduate Degree304.49%
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Oil City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oil City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36225338
Black29627314
Hispanic2121
Islander444

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,357$22,411$18,403
Less Than 9th Grade$19,583$23,542$15,500
High School Graduate$16,250$14,716$22,768
Some College$32,500$55,547$
Bachelors Degree$$81,875$
Graduate Degree$31,875$$31,042

$20,357

Average Earnings

$22,411

Average Male

$18,403

Average Female

Oil City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oil City Language by Age

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Oil City Language

94.01% of Oil City residents speak only English, while 5.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Oil City Language

Oil City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black44518842.25%
White52910119.09%
Hispanic1069387.74%

29.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.09%

Male Poverty Rate

28.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oil City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oil City is Hispanic, with 87.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oil City is White, with 19.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.36%.

Oil City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.88%
High School22.26%
Some College17.06%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Oil City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed78.95%
Male Unemployed70.83%
Female Employed10.37%
Male Employed9.95%

Oil City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oil City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,459$37,555
Families$26,304$45,320
Married Families$41,250-
Non Families$19,167$28,163
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Income by Household Type

Oil City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.8%

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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66

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea10
First Gulf War7
World War II
Second Gulf War

Oil City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7423
55 to 6423
75+13
35 to 547
18 to 34

Oil City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6114.99%
Black51.32%

Oil City Veterans by Race

Oil City Veterans by Education

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24.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oil City Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

10.8%

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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73.45%

Born in Oil City

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.89% of Oil City residents were born in the United States, with 73.45% having been born in Louisiana. 0.20% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021954-8-0.83%
2020962-8-0.82%
2019970-8-0.82%
2018978-10-1.01%
2017988-8-0.80%
2016996-9-0.90%
20151,005-2-0.20%
20141,007-7-0.69%
20131,014-6-0.59%
20121,02020.20%
20111,01880.79%
20101,0100.00%

Oil City Population by Year