|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Basile is 1,200. Basile, Louisiana is the 9,531st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Basile was in 2000, when its population was 2,423. In 2000, Basile was the 6,636th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,531st largest city in the US. Basile is currently 50.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Basile has shrunk 50.4% since the year 2000. Basile, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9527||Deadwood, South Dakota||1,201||-12.5%|
|9528||Elm City, North Carolina||1,201||-14.9%|
|9534||Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee||1,200||12.4%|
|9536||Indian Shores, Florida||1,199||-29.9%|
The total voting age population of Basile, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,141. The voting age population is 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.6% of the residents of Basile are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Basile are 61.2% White, 29.9% Black, 4.9% Other, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.6% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 6.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Basile, 32.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.3%. On a per-household basis, 33.3% of families are below the poverty line in Basile.
Among those aged 16 and older, 39.8% of Basile residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 64.2% of Basile residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 2.5% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Basile residents aged 5 and older, 21.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 13.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Basile is 8.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Basile, 10.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Basile is $26,354.
In Basile, 61.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.2% of housing units in Basile.
Of all the housing units in Basile, 17.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Basile, 7.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Basile is $570.
In Basile, 64.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.