Tallulah, Louisiana Population 2021

6,404
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Tallulah is a city located in Madison Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 6,404, it is the 53rd largest city in Louisiana and the 4161st largest city in the United States . Tallulah is currently declining at a rate of -2.00% annually and its population has decreased by -12.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,335 in 2010. Tallulah reached it's highest population of 11,341 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Tallulah has a population density of 2,301 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tallulah is $38,358 with a poverty rate of 44.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $73,900. The median age in Tallulah is 34.1 years, 27.3 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Tallulah Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 79.71%
  • White: 19.75%
  • Other race: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Tallulah, Louisiana is 6,404 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,797.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,335.

Tallulah, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,46179.71%
White1,35319.75%
Some Other Race370.54%
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Tallulah Population by Race

Tallulah Population Pyramid $2021

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Tallulah Median Age

34.1


Total

27.3


Male

36.4


Female

Tallulah Adults

There are 4,983 adults, (996 of whom are seniors) in Tallulah.

Tallulah Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallulah Sex Ratio

Female

4,034

58.88%

Male

2,817

41.12%

Tallulah Population by Age

Tallulah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tallulah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.3%28.7%
Married66.8%33.2%
All47.2%52.8%
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Female32.6%67.4%

47.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tallulah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5612.4647.2
Non Family1,0331.1544.4
Female8103.4732.6
Married5823.2166.8
Male1363.2471.3

3.26

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Tallulah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3327.76%
9th to 12th Grade64315.03%
High School Graduate1,67839.22%
Some College83319.47%
Associates Degree2606.08%
Bachelors Degree3257.60%
Graduate Degree2074.84%
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Tallulah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tallulah Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,1892,338293
White1,045929239
Hispanic5446
Other Race3729

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.87%.

Tallulah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,203$25,132$20,606
Less Than 9th Grade$15,896$15,000$16,153
High School Graduate$16,970$17,325$16,225
Some College$27,279$35,689$21,164
Bachelors Degree$49,286$64,271$38,750
Graduate Degree$77,656$$77,656

$21,203

Average Earnings

$25,132

Average Male

$20,606

Average Female

Tallulah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tallulah Language by Age

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Tallulah Language

97.21% of Tallulah residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Tallulah Language

Tallulah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,1432,65151.55%
White1,05810810.21%

44.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.91%

Male Poverty Rate

50.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallulah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tallulah is Black, with 51.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallulah is White, with 10.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 23.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.51%.

Tallulah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.94%
High School38.03%
Some College20.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%

Tallulah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed82.24%
Female Employed30.14%
Male Employed24.34%
Male Unemployed19.79%

Tallulah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tallulah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,351$38,358
Families$30,174$47,150
Married Families$59,135-
Non Families$16,985$24,270
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Income by Household Type

Tallulah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

23.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallulah Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Tallulah Marital Status

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317

Number of Veterans

285

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam123
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War58
World War II16
Korea12

Tallulah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74113
18 to 3463
75+58
35 to 5442
55 to 6441

Tallulah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1674.48%
White15012.30%

Tallulah Veterans by Race

Tallulah Veterans by Education

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8.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallulah Veterans by Education

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45%

Labor Force Participation

41.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tallulah Employment by Age

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Tallulah Employment by Race

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Tallulah 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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68.63%

Born in Tallulah

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Tallulah residents were born in the United States, with 68.63% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,404-131-2.00%
20206,535-131-1.97%
20196,666-131-1.93%
20186,797-68-0.99%
20176,865-90-1.29%
20166,955-21-0.30%
20156,976-147-2.06%
20147,123-42-0.59%
20137,165-190-2.58%
20127,3551281.77%
20117,227-108-1.47%
20107,335-1,854-2.23%
20009,1896630.75%
19908,526-2,815-2.81%
198011,3411,6981.64%
19709,6432300.24%
19609,4131,6551.95%
19507,7582,0463.11%
19405,7122,3805.54%
19303,3320.00%

Tallulah Population by Year