Oil City, Louisiana Population 2020

971

Oil City is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 971, it is the 170th largest city in Louisiana and the 10438th largest city in the United States. Oil City is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -3.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,008 in 2010. Oil City reached it's highest population of 1,022 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Oil City has a population density of 545 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oil City is $34,362 with a poverty rate of 31.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $431 per month, and the median house value is $90,400. The median age in Oil City is 39.2 years, 31.5 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.1 males.

Oil City Demographics

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

  • White: 61.01%
  • Black or African American: 38.99%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Oil City, Louisiana is 971, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 983.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,008.

Oil City, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67961.01%
Black or African American43438.99%

Oil City Population Pyramid 2020

Oil City Median Age

39.2


Total

31.5


Male

42


Female

Oil City Adults

There are 852 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Oil City.

Oil City Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oil City Sex Ratio

Female

618

55.53%

Male

495

44.47%

Oil City Households and Families

Oil City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oil City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Married64.2%35.8%
All50.6%49.4%
Female40.8%59.2%
Non Family38.8%61.2%

50.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4152.6850.6
Non Family1471.1538.8
Married1343.5664.2
Female983.5640.8
Male363.2875

3.32

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oil City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.34%
9th to 12th Grade15621.46%
High School Graduate28739.48%
Some College14519.94%
Associates Degree557.57%
Bachelors Degree435.91%
Graduate Degree243.30%

Oil City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44430856
Black26623911
Hispanic3121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,682$23,088$18,561
Less Than High School$15,938$23,309$9,875
High School Grad$20,436$20,139$20,650
Some College$27,708$$18,409
Bachelors Degree$19,514$79,583$18,750
Graduate Degree$48,333$$

$20,682

Average Earnings

$23,088

Average Male

$18,561

Average Female

Oil City Language

Oil City Language by Age

Oil City Language

95.81% of Oil City residents speak only English, while 4.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Oil City Poverty

Oil City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black43420346.77%
White63512319.37%
Hispanic11610287.93%

31.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.93%

Male Poverty Rate

31.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oil City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oil City is Hispanic, with 87.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oil City is White, with 19.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.13%
High School21.60%
Some College15.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed90.48%
Male Unemployed80.00%
Female Employed14.44%
Male Employed0.00%

Oil City Income

Oil City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,854$34,362
Families$25,238$38,208
Married Families$38,636-
Non Families$18,365$25,911

Oil City Marital Status

Oil City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

29.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oil City Married by Age and Sex

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

Oil City Veterans

70

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Korea9
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Oil City Veterans by Education

12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oil City Employment Status

45.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Oil City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.23%

Born in Louisiana

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.38% of Oil City residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020971-6-0.61%
2019977-6-0.61%
2018983-10-1.01%
2017993-6-0.60%
2016999-8-0.79%
20151,007-3-0.30%
20141,010-7-0.69%
20131,017-5-0.49%
20121,02240.39%
20111,01880.79%
20101,0100.00%