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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bastrop is 9,467. Bastrop, Louisiana is the 3,265th largest city in the US.
Bastrop is located entirely in Morehouse Parish.
The peak population of Bastrop was in 1990, when its population was 14,024. In 1990, Bastrop was the 1,874th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,265th largest city in the US. Bastrop is currently 32.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bastrop has shrunk 27.2% since the year 2000. Bastrop, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Bastrop has a population density of 1,276.8 people per square mile.
|3259||The Village, Oklahoma||9,483||-6.5%|
|3270||St. Francis, Wisconsin||9,457||9.0%|
The total voting age population of Bastrop, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,214. The voting age population is 43.7% male and 56.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.9% of the residents of Bastrop are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bastrop are 80.5% Black, 18.2% White, 0.8% Two or more races and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 0.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bastrop, 46.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 59.9%. On a per-household basis, 44.3% of families are below the poverty line in Bastrop.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.8% of Bastrop residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.5% of Bastrop residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bastrop residents aged 5 and older, 1.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bastrop is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bastrop, 6.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bastrop is $20,117.
In Bastrop, 48.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.7% of housing units in Bastrop.
Of all the housing units in Bastrop, 3.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Bastrop, 6.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 340 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bastrop is $559.
In Bastrop, 43.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.