Wallace, Louisiana Population 2024

1,485

Wallace is a city located in St. John the Baptist Parish Louisiana. Wallace has a 2024 population of 1,485. Wallace is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 19.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,240 in 2020.

The average household income in Wallace is $72,293 with a poverty rate of 6.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wallace is 34.8 years, 39.9 years for males, and 30.4 years for females.

Wallace Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 93%
  • Two or more races: 5.66%
  • White: 1.35%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
229.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
19.76% (245)
The current population of Wallace, Louisiana is 1,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,240.

Wallace, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,38193%
Two or more races845.66%
White201.35%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Two or more races

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wallace Population by Race

Wallace Population Pyramid 2024

Wallace Median Age

34.8

Total

39.9

Male

30.4

Female

Wallace Adults

There are 1,104 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Wallace.

Wallace Age Dependency

45.3

Age Dependency Ratio

8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wallace Sex Ratio

Female81254.68%
Male67345.32%

Wallace Population by Age

Wallace Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4523.2966.233.8
Married2103.5877.122.9
Female1593.8786.213.8
Non Family831.420100
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.58

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wallace 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

Wallace Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wallace Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.31%.

Wallace Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,714

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$36,394

Average Female

Wallace Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wallace Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wallace Language

100% of Wallace residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Wallace Language

Wallace Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,381956.88%
showing: 1 rows

6.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

11.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wallace

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wallace is Black, with 6.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wallace is Black, with 6.88% 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 , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.99%.

Wallace Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.98%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Wallace Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Wallace Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wallace Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wallace Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wallace Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wallace Marriage

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

Wallace Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wallace Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wallace Veterans by War

count

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Wallace Veterans by Age

count

Wallace Veterans by Race

Wallace Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Wallace Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wallace Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wallace Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wallace 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

97.17%

Born in Wallace

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wallace residents were born in the United States, with 97.17% 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.

Wallace Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,485
20231,485
20221,48528423.65%
20211,201-39-3.15%
20201,240-23-1.82%
20191,26355678.64%
201870718735.96%
2017520377.66%
2016483-179-27.04%
2015662-141-17.56%
2014803-82-9.27%
201388531856.08%
2012567-100-14.99%
2011667-4-0.6%
2010671
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Wallace Population by Year