Oil City, Louisiana Population 2024

858

Oil City is a city located in Caddo Parish Louisiana. Oil City has a 2024 population of 858. Oil City is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -4.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 894 in 2020.

The average household income in Oil City is $31,381 with a poverty rate of 49.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oil City is 32.7 years, 26 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Oil City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 46.75%
  • White: 37.79%
  • Two or more races: 14.55%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
481.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.03% (-36)
The current population of Oil City, Louisiana is 858 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 894.

Oil City, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American51146.75%
White41337.79%
Two or more races15914.55%
Asian80.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.18%
Native American
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Other race

Oil City Population by Race

Oil City Population Pyramid 2024

Oil City Median Age

32.7

Total

26

Male

34.9

Female

Oil City Adults

There are 810 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Oil City.

Oil City Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oil City Sex Ratio

Female54950.23%
Male54449.77%

Oil City Population by Age

Oil City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5182.1138.461.6
Non Family2791.1846.253.8
Female882.427.372.7
Married764.4653.946.1
Male752.856.793.3
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

38.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oil City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oil City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oil City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Oil City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$19,609

Average Earnings

$52,778

Average Male

$16,188

Average Female

Oil City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oil City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oil City Language

96.58% of Oil City residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Oil City Language

Oil City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black50527554.46%
Multiple159159100%
White3949524.11%
Hispanic544074.07%
Asian8562.5%
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49.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.93%

Male Poverty Rate

48.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oil City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oil City is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oil City is White, with 24.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 78.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.16%.

Oil City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.8%
Some College45.86%
High School29.25%
Bachelors or Greater
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Oil City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed62.5%
Female Employed46.49%
Male Employed46.05%
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Oil City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oil City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oil City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

19.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.7%

Male Marriage Rate

17.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Oil City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oil City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Oil City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oil City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

110

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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Oil City Veterans by War

count

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Oil City Veterans by Age

count

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Oil City Veterans by Race

Oil City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

29.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oil City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oil City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oil City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oil City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.17%

Born in Oil City

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

2.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of Oil City residents were born in the United States, with 70.17% having been born in Louisiana. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Oil City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029813-9-1.09%
2028822-9-1.08%
2027831-9-1.07%
2026840-9-1.06%
2025849-9-1.05%
2024858-9-1.04%
2023867-9-1.03%
2022876-9-1.02%
2021885-9-1.01%
2020894-75-7.74%
2019969-8-0.82%
2018977-10-1.01%
2017987-8-0.8%
2016995-8-0.8%
20151,003-3-0.3%
20141,006-9-0.89%
20131,015-5-0.49%
20121,02040.39%
20111,01660.59%
20101,010
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Oil City Population by Year