Ville Platte, Louisiana Population 2022

6,856
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Ville Platte is a city located in Evangeline Parish Louisiana. Ville Platte has a 2020 population of 6,856. Ville Platte is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -7.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,419 in 2010.

The average household income in Ville Platte is $30,194 with a poverty rate of 42.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. The median age in Ville Platte is 34.2 years, 29.5 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Ville Platte Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ville Plattewas:

  • Black or African American: 64.37%
  • White: 30.46%
  • Two or more races: 4.65%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ville Platte, Louisiana is 6,856 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,856.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,419.

Ville Platte, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16830.46%
Black or African American4,58164.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.20%
Two or More Races3314.65%
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Ville Platte Population by Race

Ville Platte Population Pyramid 2022

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Ville Platte Median Age

31.7


Total

28.8


Male

35.1


Female

Ville Platte Adults

There are 5,306 adults, (1,191 of whom are seniors) in Ville Platte.

Ville Platte Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Ville Platte Sex Ratio

Female

3,470

48.76%

Male

3,647

51.24%

Ville Platte Population by Age

Ville Platte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ville Platte Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All35.4%64.6%
Female26.1%73.9%
Non Family22.4%77.6%
Male0%100%

35.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ville Platte Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0102.3635.4
Married6083.586
Male1062.840
Female7713.9226.1
Non Family1,5251.0822.4

3.58

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Ville Platte Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51711.43%
9th to 12th Grade81418.00%
High School Graduate1,99544.11%
Some College46310.24%
Associates Degree3828.45%
Bachelors Degree2806.19%
Graduate Degree721.59%
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Ville Platte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ville Platte Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5931,222287
Black2,6041,67665
Islander1414
2+ Races289280
Native American23

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.02%.

Ville Platte Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,636$19,894$15,187
Less Than 9th Grade$17,206$21,801$9,844
High School Graduate$17,043$17,172$16,500
Some College$18,750$$13,359
Bachelors Degree$32,125$41,250$
Graduate Degree$$51,012$

$17,636

Average Earnings

$19,894

Average Male

$15,187

Average Female

Ville Platte Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ville Platte Language by Age

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Ville Platte Language

87.79% of Ville Platte residents speak only English, while 12.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.21% of the population.

Ville Platte Language

Ville Platte Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1414100.00%
Black4,5692,37051.87%
White2,16859227.31%
OtherNaN%
Multiple3314212.69%

42.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.31%

Male Poverty Rate

48.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ville Platte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ville Platte is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ville Platte is Multiple, with 12.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.95%.

Ville Platte Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.68%
High School26.77%
Some College26.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

Ville Platte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed21.81%
Male Unemployed16.06%
Female Employed41.03%
Female Unemployed66.67%

Ville Platte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ville Platte Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$20,147$28,494
Families$24,361$35,443
Married Families$45,217-
Non Families$15,730$19,671
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Income by Household Type

Ville Platte Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ville Platte Married by Age and Sex

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Ville Platte 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 55-64.

Ville Platte Marital Status by Race

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Ville Platte Marital Status

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216

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War49
Vietnam69
Korea28
World War II

Ville Platte Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
35 to 5460
55 to 64
65 to 7469
75+58

Ville Platte Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1639.16%
Black531.66%

Ville Platte Veterans by Race

Ville Platte Veterans by Education

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4.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ville Platte Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

22.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ville Platte Employment by Age

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Ville Platte Employment by Race

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Ville Platte 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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93.61%

Born in Ville Platte

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ville Platte residents were born in the United States, with 93.61% 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 Europe.

Ville Platte Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,7210.00%
19506,6332,9125.95%
19607,5128791.25%
19709,6922,1802.58%
19809,201-491-0.52%
19909,037-164-0.18%
20008,145-892-1.03%
20107,419-726-0.93%
20117,382-37-0.50%
20127,351-31-0.42%
20137,35650.07%
20147,305-51-0.69%
20157,257-48-0.66%
20167,210-47-0.65%
20177,163-47-0.65%
20187,092-71-0.99%
20197,033-59-0.83%
20206,974-59-0.84%
20216,915-59-0.85%
20226,856-59-0.85%

Ville Platte Population by Year