Wilson, Louisiana Population 2020

539

Wilson is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 539, it is the 223rd largest city in Louisiana and the 12997th largest city in the United States. Wilson is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -9.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 595 in 2010. Wilson reached it's highest population of 591 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Wilson has a population density of 199 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wilson is $45,054 with a poverty rate of 15.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $79,500. The median age in Wilson is 35.5 years, 36.2 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males.

Wilson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 80.44%
  • White: 12.18%
  • Two or more races: 7.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wilson, Louisiana is 539, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 553.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 595.

Wilson, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American40380.44%
White6112.18%
Two or More Races377.39%

Wilson Population Pyramid 2020

Wilson Median Age

35.5


Total

36.2


Male

33.3


Female

Wilson Adults

There are 365 adults, (88 of whom are seniors) in Wilson.

Wilson Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson Sex Ratio

Female

258

51.50%

Male

243

48.50%

Wilson Households and Families

Wilson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
All84.6%15.4%
Married81.4%18.6%
Non Family76.7%23.3%

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2142.3484.6
Married862.9581.4
Non Family731.1276.7
Female412.61100
Male144.14100

2.88

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade144.52%
9th to 12th Grade4514.52%
High School Graduate16352.58%
Some College4614.84%
Associates Degree20.65%
Bachelors Degree3511.29%
Graduate Degree51.61%

Wilson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black26521730
White3524
Multiple Races101010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,333$33,750$25,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,625$30,833$
Some College$26,250$66,250$19,615
Bachelors Degree$47,500$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,333

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Wilson Language

Wilson Language by Age

Wilson Language

99.54% of Wilson residents speak only English, while 0.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Wilson Poverty

Wilson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4036014.89%
White611626.23%

15.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.58%

Male Poverty Rate

23.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson is White, with 26.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson is Black, with 14.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.42%
High School13.50%
Some College6.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed22.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Wilson Income

Wilson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,861$45,054
Families$42,212$51,956
Married Families$49,167-
Non Families$26,125$28,844

Wilson Marital Status

Wilson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson Married by Age and Sex

Wilson 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 Over 65.

Wilson Marital Status by Race

Wilson Veterans

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7412
55 to 6412
75+11
35 to 549
18 to 34

$Wilson Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson 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

83.43%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wilson residents were born in the United States, with 83.43% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020539-7-1.28%
2019546-7-1.27%
2018553-5-0.90%
2017558-7-1.24%
2016565-1-0.18%
2015566-7-1.22%
201457330.53%
2013570-10-1.72%
2012580-9-1.53%
2011589-2-0.34%
20105910.00%