Port Allen, Louisiana Population 2021

4,353
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Port Allen is a city located in West Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,353, it is the 69th largest city in Louisiana and the 5172nd largest city in the United States . Port Allen is currently declining at a rate of -4.29% annually and its population has decreased by -15.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,180 in 2010. Port Allen reached it's highest population of 6,277 in 1990. Spanning over 3 miles, Port Allen has a population density of 1,535 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Allen is $70,523 with a poverty rate of 12.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $934 per month, and the median house value is $135,100. The median age in Port Allen is 42.9 years, 40.4 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Port Allen Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.36%
  • White: 39.77%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Port Allen, Louisiana is 4,353 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,938.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,180.

Port Allen, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,94359.36%
White1,97239.77%
Some Other Race430.87%
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Port Allen Population by Race

Port Allen Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Allen Median Age

42.9


Total

40.4


Male

45.6


Female

Port Allen Adults

There are 4,022 adults, (979 of whom are seniors) in Port Allen.

Port Allen Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Allen Sex Ratio

Female

2,840

57.28%

Male

2,118

42.72%

Port Allen Population by Age

Port Allen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Allen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
Male74.6%25.4%
All63.7%36.3%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female49.3%50.7%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Allen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0972.2963.7
Married7792.6979.3
Non Family7541.1353.6
Female4223.2249.3
Male1423.5174.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Port Allen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1253.31%
9th to 12th Grade38210.10%
High School Graduate1,38536.63%
Some College79521.03%
Associates Degree3649.63%
Bachelors Degree58215.39%
Graduate Degree1483.91%
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Port Allen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Allen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1331,695313
White1,5911,527417
Hispanic74696
Other Race4343

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.21%.

Port Allen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,044$49,922$32,145
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$$
High School Graduate$35,081$48,438$27,000
Some College$31,554$35,156$31,085
Bachelors Degree$51,921$54,879$46,630
Graduate Degree$51,000$$50,500

$38,044

Average Earnings

$49,922

Average Male

$32,145

Average Female

Port Allen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Allen Language by Age

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Port Allen Language

99.42% of Port Allen residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.30% of the population.

Port Allen Language

Port Allen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,94352917.97%
White1,947904.62%

12.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.48%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Allen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Allen is Black, with 17.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Allen is White, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.47%.

Port Allen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.15%
High School10.83%
Some College9.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Port Allen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.32%
Female Unemployed29.07%
Female Employed4.51%
Male Employed2.39%

Port Allen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Allen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,426$70,523
Families$69,441$87,949
Married Families$82,346-
Non Families$25,924$36,739
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Income by Household Type

Port Allen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Allen Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Port Allen Marital Status

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232

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War62
Korea26
Vietnam26
World War II

Port Allen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64104
35 to 5451
75+35
65 to 7434
18 to 348

Port Allen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1345.82%
White985.90%

Port Allen Veterans by Race

Port Allen Veterans by Education

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7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Allen Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Port Allen Employment by Age

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Port Allen Employment by Race

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Port Allen 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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91.21%

Born in Port Allen

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Port Allen residents were born in the United States, with 91.21% having been born in Louisiana. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Port Allen Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,353-195-4.29%
20204,548-195-4.11%
20194,743-195-3.95%
20184,938-58-1.16%
20174,996-60-1.19%
20165,056-32-0.63%
20155,088-34-0.66%
20145,12270.14%
20135,115260.51%
20125,089-78-1.51%
20115,167-34-0.65%
20105,201-77-0.15%
20005,278-999-1.72%
19906,2771630.26%
19806,1143860.65%
19705,7287021.32%
19605,0261,9294.96%
19503,0970.00%

Port Allen Population by Year