Tallulah, Louisiana Population 2020

6,590

Tallulah is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 6,590, it is the 52nd largest city in Louisiana and the 4076th largest city in the United States. Tallulah is currently declining at a rate of -1.33% annually and its population has decreased by -10.16% 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 2,368 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tallulah is $38,904 with a poverty rate of 42.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $60,100. The median age in Tallulah is 36.1 years, 31.4 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.8 males.

Tallulah Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.30%
  • White: 22.04%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tallulah, Louisiana is 6,590, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,768.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,335.

Tallulah, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,35677.30%
White1,52722.04%
Some Other Race400.58%
Two or More Races60.09%

Tallulah Population Pyramid 2020

Tallulah Median Age

36.1


Total

31.4


Male

37.5


Female

Tallulah Adults

There are 5,142 adults, (1,025 of whom are seniors) in Tallulah.

Tallulah Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallulah Sex Ratio

Female

3,920

56.57%

Male

3,009

43.43%

Tallulah Households and Families

Tallulah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tallulah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Married71.4%28.6%
All53.5%46.5%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Female41.5%58.5%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6712.453.5
Non Family1,1311.1548.8
Female7633.541.5
Married6093.1971.4
Male1682.9375

3.21

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tallulah Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2886.31%
9th to 12th Grade68815.07%
High School Graduate1,82640.01%
Some College82117.99%
Associates Degree2886.31%
Bachelors Degree3968.68%
Graduate Degree2575.63%

Tallulah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,3212,526368
White1,1851,024285
Hispanic5838
Other Race4031

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,986$30,590$20,219
Less Than High School$13,301$$12,434
High School Grad$18,472$18,466$18,500
Some College$30,676$35,095$19,875
Bachelors Degree$43,333$60,694$32,095
Graduate Degree$$$53,750

$21,986

Average Earnings

$30,590

Average Male

$20,219

Average Female

Tallulah Language

Tallulah Language by Age

Tallulah Language

97.77% of Tallulah residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Tallulah Poverty

Tallulah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,0062,54550.84%
White1,26513710.83%

42.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.72%

Male Poverty Rate

44.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallulah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tallulah is Black, with 50.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallulah is White, with 10.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.59%
High School37.04%
Some College21.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.23%
Male Unemployed30.83%
Female Employed23.75%
Male Employed23.34%

Tallulah Income

Tallulah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,385$38,904
Families$29,545$48,108
Married Families$60,720-
Non Families$18,313$25,356

Tallulah Marital Status

Tallulah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallulah Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Tallulah Marital Status by Race

Tallulah Veterans

358

Number of Veterans

315

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam123
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War62
World War II16
Korea8
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74107
35 to 5486
75+65
18 to 3453
55 to 6447
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2095.61%
White14910.81%

$Tallulah Veterans by Education

5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallulah Employment Status

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Tallulah 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

70.24%

Born in Louisiana

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.44% of Tallulah residents were born in the United States, with 70.24% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,590-89-1.33%
20196,679-89-1.32%
20186,768-93-1.36%
20176,861-89-1.28%
20166,950-22-0.32%
20156,972-151-2.12%
20147,123-41-0.57%
20137,164-190-2.58%
20127,3541291.79%
20117,225-111-1.51%
20107,336-1,853-2.23%
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%