Start, Louisiana Population 2024

924

Start is a city located in Richland Parish Louisiana. Start has a 2024 population of 924. Start is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -4.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 964 in 2020.

The average household income in Start is $71,343 with a poverty rate of 31.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Start is 47.5 years, 26 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Start Demographics

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

  • White: 92.21%
  • Black or African American: 5.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
263.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.15% (-40)
The current population of Start, Louisiana is 924 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 964.

Start, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White85292.21%
Black or African American525.63%
Two or more races202.16%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Start Population by Race

Start Population Pyramid 2024

Start Median Age

47.5

Total

26

Male

49.7

Female

Start Adults

There are 813 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in Start.

Start Age Dependency

37.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Start Sex Ratio

Female46250%
Male46250%

Start Population by Age

Start Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5551.6647.752.3
Non Family2731.2629.370.7
Married1952.0486.713.3
Female872.118.481.6
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.04

Average Family Size

1.66

Average Household Size

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Start 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

Start Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Start Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.19%.

Start Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,783

Average Earnings

$54,138

Average Male

$36,843

Average Female

Start Earnings by Educational Attainment

Start Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Start Language

99% of Start residents speak only English, while 1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1% of the population.

Start Language

Start Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White85221525.23%
Black5252100%
Multiple2020100%
Hispanic2020100%
showing: 4 rows

31.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.59%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Start

The race most likely to be in poverty in Start is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Start is White, with 25.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 29.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.81%.

Start Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.99%
High School8.43%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Start Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed9.87%
showing: 4 rows

Start Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Start Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Start Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Start Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Start Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Start Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Start Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Start Veterans by War

count

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Start Veterans by Age

count

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Start Veterans by Race

Start Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Start Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Start Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Start Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Start 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

71.97%

Born in Start

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Start residents were born in the United States, with 71.97% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Start Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024924
2023924
2022924-165-15.15%
20211,08912512.97%
2020964-103-9.65%
20191,067323.09%
20181,035-66-5.99%
20171,101666.38%
20161,035-6-0.58%
20151,04110110.74%
201494014017.5%
2013800232.96%
20127779313.6%
2011684-221-24.42%
2010905
showing: 15 rows

Start Population by Year