Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Tensas Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 3,926 with a growth rate of -3.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tensas Parish, Louisiana is the 65th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 5,229 and has seen a growth of -24.92% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18509,0400.00%
186016,0787,03877.85%
187012,419-3,659-22.76%
188017,8155,39643.45%
189016,647-1,168-6.56%
190019,0702,42314.56%
191017,060-2,010-10.54%
192012,085-4,975-29.16%
193015,0963,01124.92%
194015,9408445.59%
195013,209-2,731-17.13%
196011,796-1,413-10.70%
19709,732-2,064-17.50%
19808,525-1,207-12.40%
19907,103-1,422-16.68%
20105,229-1,874-26.38%
20115,092-137-2.62%
20124,999-93-1.83%
20134,933-66-1.32%
20144,853-80-1.62%
20154,772-81-1.67%
20164,656-116-2.43%
20174,574-82-1.76%
20184,470-104-2.27%
20194,334-136-3.04%
20204,198-136-3.14%
20214,062-136-3.24%
20223,926-136-3.35%
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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,92343.36%
Black or African American2,45255.29%
Asian60.14%
Some Other Race491.10%
Two or More Races50.11%
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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Median Age

44.5


Total

40.3


Male

48.9


Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 3,399 adults, (1,090 of whom are seniors) in Tensas Parish, Louisiana.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

2,291

51.66%

Male

2,144

48.34%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family67.5%32.5%
Female61.3%38.7%
Male44.6%55.4%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8142.4370.3
Married7262.7979.5
Male1013.9344.6
Female1915.8461.3
Non Family7961.1167.5

3.43

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade983.13%
9th to 12th Grade56417.99%
High School Graduate1,24939.84%
Some College57618.37%
Associates Degree541.72%
Bachelors Degree46914.96%
Graduate Degree1253.99%
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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races544
White1,4691,216344
Black1,6011,242246
Hispanic5411
Asian6
Other Race34

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80.00%.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,963$37,031$20,579
Less Than 9th Grade$30,750$38,929$15,833
High School Graduate$23,833$32,216$20,030
Some College$22,091$21,835$30,104
Bachelors Degree$28,750$66,295$20,172
Graduate Degree$90,714$$

$27,963

Average Earnings

$37,031

Average Male

$20,579

Average Female

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

97.92% of Tensas Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Language

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian66100.00%
Black2,4481,10845.26%
Hispanic1004545.00%
White1,85930916.62%
OtherNaN%

33.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.34%

Male Poverty Rate

35.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tensas Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.58%.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.61%
High School24.11%
Some College23.33%
Bachelors or Greater19.02%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.90%
Male Unemployed35.95%
Female Employed12.93%
Female Unemployed23.73%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,767$43,079
Families$39,559$55,004
Married Families$52,926-
Non Families$23,352$27,627
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Income by Household Type

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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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 Over 65.

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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108

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War6
Vietnam41
Korea13
World War II

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 546
55 to 64
65 to 7444
75+58

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White784.98%
Black301.68%

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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41.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.7%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana 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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79.77%

Born in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.17% of Tensas Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.77% having been born in Louisiana. 0.16% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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