|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bunkie is 3,274. Bunkie, Louisiana is the 5,992nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Bunkie was in 1990, when its population was 5,267. In 1990, Bunkie was the 3,925th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,992nd largest city in the US. Bunkie is currently 37.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bunkie has shrunk 29.5% since the year 2000. Bunkie, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5988||Hamburg, New Jersey||3,282||4.2%|
|5995||Karnes City, Texas||3,270||-5.2%|
|5997||Tupper Lake, New York||3,269||-17.8%|
The total voting age population of Bunkie, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,989. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.3% of the residents of Bunkie are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bunkie are 55.3% Black, 41.8% White and 2.9% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bunkie, 11.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.0%. On a per-household basis, 9.4% of families are below the poverty line in Bunkie.
Among those aged 16 and older, 40.7% of Bunkie residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.9% of Bunkie residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.6% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bunkie residents aged 5 and older, 11.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 11.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bunkie is 10.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bunkie, 32.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bunkie is $28,465.
In Bunkie, 68.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.0% of housing units in Bunkie.
Of all the housing units in Bunkie, 9.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Bunkie, 0.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bunkie is $909.
In Bunkie, 65.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.