Port Allen, Louisiana Population 2024

4,815

Port Allen is a city located in West Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana. Port Allen has a 2024 population of 4,815. It is also the county seat of West Baton Rouge Parish.Port Allen is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -2.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,930 in 2020.

The average household income in Port Allen is $61,663 with a poverty rate of 14.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Port Allen is 44.9 years, 43.7 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Port Allen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Port Allen was:

  • Black or African American: 52.48%
  • White: 45.42%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Two or more races: 0.44%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,698.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.33% (-115)
The current population of Port Allen, Louisiana is 4,815 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,930.

Port Allen, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,60152.48%
White2,25145.42%
Asian821.65%
Two or more races220.44%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Port Allen Population by Race

Port Allen Population Pyramid 2024

Port Allen Median Age

44.9

Total

43.7

Male

45.7

Female

Port Allen Adults

There are 4,075 adults, (1,201 of whom are seniors) in Port Allen.

Port Allen Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Allen Sex Ratio

Female2,89658.43%
Male2,06041.57%

Port Allen Population by Age

Port Allen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1832.2158.941.1
Non Family8951.2154.545.5
Married7562.9177.922.1
Female3902.9541.558.5
Male1422.7733.166.9
showing: 5 rows

2.86

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Port Allen 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

Port Allen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Allen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Port Allen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,283

Average Earnings

$37,149

Average Male

$30,288

Average Female

Port Allen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Allen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Port Allen Language

97.22% of Port Allen residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Port Allen Language

Port Allen Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,60160123.11%
White2,2401376.12%
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14.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.91%

Male Poverty Rate

18.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Allen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Allen is Black, with 23.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Allen is White, with 6.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.06%.

Port Allen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.11%
Some College19.24%
High School4.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%
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Port Allen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed9.2%
Female Employed5.02%
Male Employed3.79%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Port Allen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Allen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Port Allen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Allen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Port Allen 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 55-64.

Port Allen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Port Allen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

238

Number of Veterans

238

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Port Allen Veterans by War

count

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Port Allen Veterans by Age

count

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Port Allen Veterans by Race

Port Allen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Allen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Port Allen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Port Allen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Port Allen 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

92.96%

Born in Port Allen

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Port Allen residents were born in the United States, with 92.96% having been born in Louisiana. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Port Allen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,580-47-1.02%
20284,627-47-1.01%
20274,674-47-1%
20264,721-47-0.99%
20254,768-47-0.98%
20244,815-47-0.97%
20234,862-47-0.96%
20224,909-47-0.95%
20214,956260.53%
20204,9301883.96%
20194,742-191-3.87%
20184,933-58-1.16%
20174,991-57-1.13%
20165,048-28-0.55%
20155,076-33-0.65%
20145,10960.12%
20135,103300.59%
20125,073-76-1.48%
20115,149-36-0.69%
20105,185-93-1.76%
20005,278-999-15.92%
19906,2771632.67%
19806,1143866.74%
19705,72870213.97%
19605,0261,92962.29%
19503,097
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Port Allen Population by Year