Port Allen, Louisiana Population 2020

4,870

Port Allen is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 4,870, it is the 63rd largest city in Louisiana and the 4825th largest city in the United States. Port Allen is currently declining at a rate of -1.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.98% 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 1,718 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Allen is $67,190 with a poverty rate of 20.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $864 per month, and the median house value is $119,500. The median age in Port Allen is 44.8 years, 40.3 years for males, and 45.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.1 males.

Port Allen Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.57%
  • White: 35.60%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • 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 4,870, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,968.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,180.

Port Allen, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,21163.57%
White1,79835.60%
Some Other Race420.83%

Port Allen Population Pyramid 2020

Port Allen Median Age

44.8


Total

40.3


Male

45.6


Female

Port Allen Adults

There are 4,066 adults, (1,056 of whom are seniors) in Port Allen.

Port Allen Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Allen Sex Ratio

Female

2,952

58.44%

Male

2,099

41.56%

Port Allen Households and Families

Port Allen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Port Allen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male80.7%19.3%
Married78.1%21.9%
All64.1%35.9%
Female57.4%42.6%
Non Family52.3%47.7%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1622.2764.1
Non Family7721.152.3
Married7032.6578.1
Female5213.3357.4
Male1662.8380.7

2.85

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Port Allen Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1774.70%
9th to 12th Grade42811.38%
High School Graduate1,42537.88%
Some College63116.77%
Associates Degree3038.05%
Bachelors Degree63616.91%
Graduate Degree1624.31%

Port Allen Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,2291,700367
White1,4651,407431
Hispanic876913
Other Race4242

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 29.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,140$41,836$30,389
Less Than High School$$20,000$
High School Grad$31,708$40,893$17,254
Some College$30,254$30,714$30,000
Bachelors Degree$50,458$60,078$36,719
Graduate Degree$52,981$133,594$49,583

$35,140

Average Earnings

$41,836

Average Male

$30,389

Average Female

Port Allen Language

Port Allen Language by Age

Port Allen Language

99.23% of Port Allen residents speak only English, while 0.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Port Allen Poverty

Port Allen Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,21189527.87%
White1,7531186.73%

20.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.06%

Male Poverty Rate

20.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Allen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Allen is Black, with 27.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Allen is White, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.11%
High School17.46%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%
Some College7.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.62%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed13.17%
Male Employed2.81%

Port Allen Income

Port Allen Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,563$67,190
Families$54,318$84,895
Married Families$79,023-
Non Families$22,714$31,917

Port Allen Marital Status

Port Allen Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Allen Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Port Allen Marital Status by Race

Port Allen Veterans

191

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War72
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War22
Korea19
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6460
35 to 5452
65 to 7440
75+32
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
Black973.98%
White946.00%

$Port Allen Veterans by Education

7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Allen Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Port Allen 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

91.90%

Born in Louisiana

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.33% of Port Allen residents were born in the United States, with 91.90% having been born in Louisiana. 0.51% 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
20204,870-49-1.00%
20194,919-49-0.99%
20184,968-56-1.11%
20175,024-49-0.97%
20165,073-29-0.57%
20155,102-32-0.62%
20145,13490.18%
20135,125280.55%
20125,097-72-1.39%
20115,169-33-0.63%
20105,202-76-0.14%
20005,278-999-1.72%
19906,2771630.26%
19806,1143860.65%
19705,7287021.32%
19605,0261,9294.96%
19503,0970.00%