Poydras, Louisiana Population 2022

2,790
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Poydras is a city located in Louisiana. Poydras has a 2020 population of 2,790. Poydras is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 18.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,351 in 2010.

The average household income in Poydras is $38,933 with a poverty rate of 37.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,063 per month, and the median house value is $94,900. The median age in Poydras is 33.7 years, 33.6 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Poydras Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Poydraswas:

  • White: 88.21%
  • Black or African American: 8.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Poydras, Louisiana is 2,790 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,790.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,351.

Poydras, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,46188.21%
Black or African American2308.24%
Two or More Races993.55%
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Poydras Population by Race

Poydras Population Pyramid $2022

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Poydras Median Age

33.7


Total

33.6


Male

33.7


Female

Poydras Adults

There are 2,030 adults, (463 of whom are seniors) in Poydras.

Poydras Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Poydras Sex Ratio

Female

1,366

48.96%

Male

1,424

51.04%

Poydras Population by Age

Poydras Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Poydras Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male50.9%49.1%
Female62.3%37.7%
All84.6%15.4%
Non Family90.5%9.5%
Married91%9%

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Poydras Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9442.9684.6
Married4553.2891
Non Family3061.390.5
Female1304.9862.3
Male534.7450.9

3.69

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Poydras Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21411.04%
9th to 12th Grade46023.74%
High School Graduate76339.37%
Some College24412.59%
Associates Degree944.85%
Bachelors Degree1568.05%
Graduate Degree70.36%
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Poydras Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poydras Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,475956129
Hispanic27118634
Black134108
2+ Races67234

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 80.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 12.55%.

Poydras Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,131$34,028$21,581
Less Than 9th Grade$10,625$$10,018
High School Graduate$31,898$30,880$42,727
Some College$35,806$36,607$30,313
Bachelors Degree$40,556$$40,139
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,131

Average Earnings

$34,028

Average Male

$21,581

Average Female

Poydras Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poydras Language by Age

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Poydras Language

96.08% of Poydras residents speak only English, while 3.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Poydras Language

Poydras Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,19283638.14%
Hispanic2789634.53%
Black2309541.30%
Multiple991818.18%
OtherNaN%

37.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.94%

Male Poverty Rate

37.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poydras

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poydras is Black, with 41.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poydras is Multiple, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.36%.

Poydras Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.30%
Some College15.98%
High School14.68%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Poydras Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed53.97%
Female Employed23.12%
Male Employed2.59%

Poydras Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poydras Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,540$38,933
Families$32,705$37,520
Married Families$37,716-
Non Families$34,559$39,792
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Income by Household Type

Poydras Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Poydras Married by Age and Sex

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Poydras 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 Over 65.

Poydras Marital Status by Race

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Poydras Marital Status

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189

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
Korea49
First Gulf War10
World War II
Second Gulf War

Poydras Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+97
65 to 7441
35 to 5433
55 to 6418
18 to 34

Poydras Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1769.72%
Hispanic4315.87%
2+ Races1315.29%

Poydras Veterans by Race

Poydras Veterans by Education

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31.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poydras Veterans by Education

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48.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Poydras Employment by Age

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Poydras Employment by Race

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Poydras 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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80.72%

Born in Poydras

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Poydras residents were born in the United States, with 80.72% having been born in Louisiana. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Poydras Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,7900.00%
20212,7900.00%
20202,7900.00%
20192,7901224.57%
20182,668-27-1.00%
20172,69530112.57%
20162,3941235.42%
20152,271-38-1.65%
20142,3091044.72%
20132,20523511.93%
20121,970-16-0.81%
20111,986-365-15.53%
20102,3510.00%

Poydras Population by Year