|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Central is 29,958. Central, Louisiana is the 1,310th largest city in the US.
Central is located entirely in East Baton Rouge Parish.
The current population of Central (29,958) is it's peak population.
Central has grown 12.4% since the 2000. Central, Louisiana's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Central has a population density of 431.6 people per square mile.
|1307||San Carlos, California||30,034||8.2%|
|1308||North Chicago, Illinois||30,029||-16.5%|
|1313||Rahway, New Jersey||29,911||12.7%|
The total voting age population of Central, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,570. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.9% of the residents of Central are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Central are 88.5% White, 8.5% Black, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Two or more races and 0.8% Asian. Additionally, 2.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Central, 5.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.6%. On a per-household basis, 4.3% of families are below the poverty line in Central.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.5% of Central residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Central residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Central residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Central is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Central, 14.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Central is $80,015.
In Central, 88.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 12.0% of housing units in Central.
Of all the housing units in Central, 2.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Central, 24.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Central is $928.
In Central, 87.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.