Welsh, Louisiana Population 2020

3,279

Welsh is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,279, it is the 87th largest city in Louisiana and the 5962nd largest city in the United States. Welsh is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,226 in 2010. Welsh reached it's highest population of 3,515 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Welsh has a population density of 519 people per square mile.

The average household income in Welsh is $49,793 with a poverty rate of 18.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $109,000. The median age in Welsh is 35.8 years, 32.9 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.9 males.

Welsh Demographics

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

  • White: 77.61%
  • Black or African American: 18.09%
  • Two or more races: 4.02%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Welsh, Louisiana is 3,279, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,251.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,226.

Welsh, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,51077.61%
Black or African American58518.09%
Two or More Races1304.02%
Some Other Race90.28%

Welsh Population Pyramid 2020

Welsh Median Age

35.8


Total

32.9


Male

39.8


Female

Welsh Adults

There are 2,254 adults, (529 of whom are seniors) in Welsh.

Welsh Age Dependency

87.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Welsh Sex Ratio

Female

1,594

49.29%

Male

1,640

50.71%

Welsh Households and Families

Welsh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Welsh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.7%18.3%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family50%50%
Female45.2%54.8%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1462.7561.8
Non Family4161.0750
Married3883.6681.7
Female2903.7745.2
Male523.63100

3.58

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Welsh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1687.97%
9th to 12th Grade21710.29%
High School Graduate85240.40%
Some College51524.42%
Associates Degree823.89%
Bachelors Degree2079.82%
Graduate Degree683.22%

Welsh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7351,448226
Black28021437
Hispanic6444
Multiple Races301812
Other Race99

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 multiple races people with a rate of 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,769$37,014$28,684
Less Than High School$24,741$24,655$
High School Grad$26,494$36,736$17,738
Some College$31,926$41,425$30,680
Bachelors Degree$29,257$29,271$29,254
Graduate Degree$49,063$$58,295

$29,769

Average Earnings

$37,014

Average Male

$28,684

Average Female

Welsh Language

Welsh Language by Age

Welsh Language

89.91% of Welsh residents speak only English, while 10.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.32% of the population.

Welsh Poverty

Welsh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,29031413.71%
Black57721537.26%
Hispanic1755933.71%

18.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

20.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welsh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welsh is Black, with 37.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welsh is White, with 13.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.47%
High School19.60%
Some College13.40%
Bachelors or Greater7.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.70%
Female Employed17.37%
Male Employed5.83%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Welsh Income

Welsh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,722$49,793
Families$51,429$63,907
Married Families$92,500-
Non Families$16,802$21,603

Welsh Marital Status

Welsh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Welsh Married by Age and Sex

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

Welsh Veterans

216

Number of Veterans

201

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War65
Vietnam58
Second Gulf War47
Korea19
World War II9

$Welsh Veterans by Education

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welsh Employment Status

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Welsh 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

87.60%

Born in Louisiana

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.29% of Welsh residents were born in the United States, with 87.60% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,279140.43%
20193,265140.43%
20183,251190.59%
20173,232140.44%
20163,21810.03%
20153,217-5-0.16%
20143,222190.59%
20133,203-13-0.40%
20123,216-13-0.40%
20113,229-2-0.06%
20103,231-149-0.45%
20003,380810.24%
19903,299-216-0.63%
19803,5153120.93%
19703,203-129-0.39%
19603,3320.00%