|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Belcher is 245. Belcher, Louisiana is the 15,835th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Belcher was in 2000, when its population was 272. In 2000, Belcher was the 15,865th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,835th largest city in the US. Belcher is currently 9.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Belcher has shrunk 9.9% since the year 2000. Belcher, Louisiana's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15830||Hoople, North Dakota||246||-15.4%|
|15831||Keystone, South Dakota||246||-20.9%|
|15832||North Cleveland, Texas||246||-5.3%|
|15834||Bath, North Carolina||245||-10.5%|
|15837||Forest City, Missouri||245||-27.0%|
The total voting age population of Belcher, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 217. The voting age population is 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.3% of the residents of Belcher are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Belcher are 83.8% White, 14.4% Black and 1.8% Two or more races. Additionally, 4.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Belcher, 27.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.9%. On a per-household basis, 17.0% of families are below the poverty line in Belcher.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.4% of Belcher residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.6% of Belcher residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.4% have a bachelor's degree and 8.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Belcher residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Belcher is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Belcher, 17.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Belcher is $41,071.
In Belcher, 77.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.0% of housing units in Belcher.
Of all the housing units in Belcher, 20.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Belcher, 7.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Belcher is $763.
In Belcher, 56.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.