Tallulah, Louisiana Population 2024

5,510

Tallulah is a city located in Madison Parish Louisiana. Tallulah has a 2024 population of 5,510. It is also the county seat of Madison Parish.Tallulah is currently declining at a rate of -3.81% annually and its population has decreased by -11.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,253 in 2020.

The average household income in Tallulah is $40,299 with a poverty rate of 47.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tallulah is 35.1 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Tallulah Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 81.02%
  • White: 17.25%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Other race: 0.1%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,980.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.88% (-743)
The current population of Tallulah, Louisiana is 5,510 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,253.

Tallulah, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,09681.02%
White1,08517.25%
Two or more races1031.64%
Other race60.1%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tallulah Population by Race

Tallulah Population Pyramid 2024

Tallulah Median Age

35.1

Total

34.2

Male

36

Female

Tallulah Adults

There are 4,608 adults, (1,017 of whom are seniors) in Tallulah.

Tallulah Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallulah Sex Ratio

Female3,67858.47%
Male2,61241.53%

Tallulah Population by Age

Tallulah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1312.6746.453.6
Female7473.8721.378.7
Non Family7371.184852
Married5572.9277.222.8
Male903.2851.148.9
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3.28

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tallulah 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

Tallulah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tallulah Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.91%.

Tallulah Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,767

Average Earnings

$27,531

Average Male

$25,753

Average Female

Tallulah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tallulah Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tallulah Language

96.52% of Tallulah residents speak only English, while 3.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Tallulah Language

Tallulah Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,7592,45551.59%
White83018622.41%
Multiple34514.71%
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47.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.08%

Male Poverty Rate

51.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallulah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tallulah is Black, with 51.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallulah is Multiple, with 14.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.63%.

Tallulah Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.41%
High School48.35%
Some College24.56%
Bachelors or Greater17.22%
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Tallulah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed77.42%
Male Unemployed47.5%
Female Employed27.17%
Male Employed5.26%
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Tallulah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tallulah Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tallulah Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallulah Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tallulah 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.

Tallulah Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tallulah Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

316

Number of Veterans

285

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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Tallulah Veterans by War

count

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Tallulah Veterans by Age

count

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Tallulah Veterans by Race

Tallulah Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallulah Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Tallulah Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tallulah Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tallulah 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

66.28%

Born in Tallulah

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Tallulah residents were born in the United States, with 66.28% having been born in Louisiana. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tallulah Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,420-218-4.7%
20284,638-218-4.49%
20274,856-218-4.3%
20265,074-218-4.12%
20255,292-218-3.96%
20245,510-218-3.81%
20235,728-218-3.67%
20225,946-218-3.54%
20216,164-89-1.42%
20206,253-410-6.15%
20196,663-111-1.64%
20186,774-62-0.91%
20176,836-91-1.31%
20166,927-20-0.29%
20156,947-146-2.06%
20147,093-39-0.55%
20137,132-190-2.59%
20127,3221281.78%
20117,194-106-1.45%
20107,300-1,889-20.56%
20009,1896637.78%
19908,526-2,815-24.82%
198011,3411,69817.61%
19709,6432302.44%
19609,4131,65521.33%
19507,7582,04635.82%
19405,7122,38071.43%
19303,332
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Tallulah Population by Year