Welsh, Louisiana Population 2021

3,203
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Welsh is a city located in Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,203, it is the 88th largest city in Louisiana and the 6054th largest city in the United States . Welsh is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,226 in 2010. Welsh reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Welsh has a population density of 507 people per square mile.

The average household income in Welsh is $51,962 with a poverty rate of 17.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $118,000. The median age in Welsh is 35.8 years, 31.2 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Welsh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Welshwas:

  • White: 82.96%
  • Black or African American: 12.36%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Welsh, Louisiana is 3,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,227.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,226.

Welsh, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,67782.96%
Black or African American39912.36%
Two or More Races1364.21%
Some Other Race150.46%
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Welsh Population by Race

Welsh Population Pyramid $2021

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Welsh Median Age

35.8


Total

31.2


Male

45.1


Female

Welsh Adults

There are 2,264 adults, (512 of whom are seniors) in Welsh.

Welsh Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Welsh Sex Ratio

Female

1,499

46.45%

Male

1,728

53.55%

Welsh Population by Age

Welsh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Welsh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52.5%47.5%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
All69.2%30.8%
Married82.2%17.8%
Male100%0%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Welsh Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1282.7869.2
Married4823.8882.2
Non Family3631.0661.4
Female2553.2152.5
Male282.39100

3.5

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Welsh Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1859.03%
9th to 12th Grade21210.35%
High School Graduate75736.96%
Some College52625.68%
Associates Degree442.15%
Bachelors Degree21710.60%
Graduate Degree1075.22%
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Welsh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Welsh Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6991,386272
Black22117542
Hispanic10072
2+ Races281810
Other Race1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.71%.

Welsh Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,925$43,799$30,039
Less Than 9th Grade$31,477$$
High School Graduate$38,750$50,160$25,761
Some College$30,478$41,375$22,473
Bachelors Degree$29,500$42,656$29,344
Graduate Degree$49,375$$48,313

$31,925

Average Earnings

$43,799

Average Male

$30,039

Average Female

Welsh Earnings by Educational Attainment

Welsh Language by Age

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Welsh Language

87.97% of Welsh residents speak only English, while 12.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.72% of the population.

Welsh Language

Welsh Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,37726110.98%
Black39014637.44%
Hispanic2627528.63%
Multiple1365338.97%

17.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

19.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welsh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welsh is Multiple, with 38.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welsh is White, with 10.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.81%.

Welsh Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College20.64%
Less Than 9th Grade16.62%
Bachelors or Greater13.29%
High School12.48%

Welsh Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.81%
Female Employed10.74%
Male Employed9.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Welsh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Welsh Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,216$51,962
Families$56,414$64,683
Married Families$93,295-
Non Families$18,569$21,731
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Income by Household Type

Welsh Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Welsh Married by Age and Sex

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Welsh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Welsh Marital Status by Race

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Welsh Marital Status

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197

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War67
Vietnam56
Second Gulf War55
Korea15
World War II9

Welsh Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7450
35 to 5442
55 to 6439
18 to 3434
75+32

Welsh Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1577.97%
Black4015.87%

Welsh Veterans by Race

Welsh Veterans by Education

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22.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welsh Veterans by Education

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Welsh Employment by Age

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Welsh Employment by Race

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Welsh 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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84.07%

Born in Welsh

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Welsh residents were born in the United States, with 84.07% 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 Oceania.

Welsh Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,203-12-0.37%
20203,215-12-0.37%
20193,227-12-0.37%
20183,239140.43%
20173,225140.44%
20163,211-1-0.03%
20153,212-6-0.19%
20143,218170.53%
20133,201-12-0.37%
20123,213-15-0.46%
20113,228-3-0.09%
20103,231-149-0.45%
20003,380810.24%
19903,299-216-0.63%
19803,5153120.93%
19703,203-129-0.39%
19603,3320.00%

Welsh Population by Year