Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

3,470

Tensas Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 3,470 with a growth rate of -5.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tensas Parish, Louisiana is the 64th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 5,229 and has seen a growth of -33.64% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,530-188-6.92%
20282,718-188-6.47%
20272,906-188-6.08%
20263,094-188-5.73%
20253,282-188-5.42%
20243,470-188-5.14%
20233,658-188-4.89%
20223,846-188-4.66%
20214,034-73-1.78%
20204,107-212-4.91%
20194,319-135-3.03%
20184,454-118-2.58%
20174,572-80-1.72%
20164,652-121-2.54%
20154,773-79-1.63%
20144,852-80-1.62%
20134,932-66-1.32%
20124,998-93-1.83%
20115,091-138-2.64%
20105,229
19907,103-1,422-16.68%
19808,525-1,207-12.4%
19709,732-2,064-17.5%
196011,796-1,413-10.7%
195013,209-2,731-17.13%
194015,9408445.59%
193015,0963,01124.92%
192012,085-4,975-29.16%
191017,060-2,010-10.54%
190019,0702,42314.56%
189016,647-1,168-6.56%
188017,8155,39643.45%
187012,419-3,659-22.76%
186016,0787,03877.85%
18509,0406,510257.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
-5.14% (-188)
County Website
Tensas Parish
County Seat
2010 Population
5,229
Area
603 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-33.64% (-1,759)
Founded
March 17, 1843

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,16852.53%
White1,72641.82%
Other race1032.5%
Two or more races962.33%
Asian340.82%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Median Age

47.4

Total

46.9

Male

47.7

Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 3,222 adults, (1,077 of whom are seniors) in Tensas Parish, Louisiana.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

92.4

Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female2,17952.8%
Male1,94847.2%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5932.5268.531.5
Non Family7851.0866.133.9
Married5803.167624
Female1546.3959.740.3
Male744.7252.747.3
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3.88

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tensas Parish, Louisiana 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

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.49%.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,320

Average Earnings

$37,076

Average Male

$20,803

Average Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

97.75% of Tensas Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,0911,04850.12%
White1,67925515.19%
Multiple866676.74%
Asian3434100%
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35.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.11%

Male Poverty Rate

41.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana is White, with 15.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.78%.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.39%
High School29.32%
Bachelors or Greater22.67%
Some College21.58%
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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.89%
Male Unemployed10.74%
Male Employed10.1%
Female Employed6.5%
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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana 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 35-44.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

count

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.6%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tensas Parish, Louisiana 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

75.24%

Born in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.62% of Tensas Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 75.24% having been born in Louisiana. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

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