|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jena is 3,757. Jena, Louisiana is the 5,605th largest city in the US.
The current population of Jena (3,757) is it's peak population.
Jena has grown 25.9% since the 2000. Jena, Louisiana is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|5599||Kitty Hawk, North Carolina||3,761||25.4%|
|5601||Lake Providence, Louisiana||3,759||-25.8%|
|5602||Owego, New York||3,759||-3.5%|
|5607||San Diego, Texas||3,755||-20.5%|
|5608||Mount Pleasant, Utah||3,754||38.8%|
|5609||St. Anthony, Idaho||3,752||11.7%|
|5611||Sloan, New York||3,750||-0.3%|
The total voting age population of Jena, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,545. The voting age population is 43.0% male and 57.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.4% of the residents of Jena are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jena are 84.8% White, 8.8% Black, 5.0% Asian, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Two or more races and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jena, 15.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.1%. On a per-household basis, 17.8% of families are below the poverty line in Jena.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.3% of Jena residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.4% of Jena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jena residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jena is 9.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jena, 10.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jena is $47,060.
In Jena, 71.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.4% of housing units in Jena.
Of all the housing units in Jena, 7.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Jena, 13.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jena is $632.
In Jena, 73.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.