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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Natchitoches is 17,662. Natchitoches, Louisiana is the 2,071st largest city in the US.
Natchitoches is located entirely in Natchitoches Parish.
The peak population of Natchitoches was in 2010, when its population was 18,323. In 2010, Natchitoches was the 1,869th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,071st largest city in the US. Natchitoches is currently 3.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Natchitoches has shrunk 2.0% since the year 2000. Natchitoches, Louisiana's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Natchitoches has a population density of 809.6 people per square mile.
|2066||Hope Mills, North Carolina||17,786||45.9%|
|2067||El Reno, Oklahoma||17,774||9.6%|
|2072||Southbridge Town, Massachusetts||17,657|
The total voting age population of Natchitoches, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,721. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of Natchitoches are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Natchitoches are 57.5% Black, 38.5% White, 2.2% Other, 0.8% Two or more races, 0.7% American Indian and 0.4% Asian. Additionally, 3.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Natchitoches, 43.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.6%. On a per-household basis, 20.9% of families are below the poverty line in Natchitoches.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.2% of Natchitoches residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.7% of Natchitoches residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.6% have a bachelor's degree and 10.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Natchitoches residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Natchitoches is 18.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Natchitoches, 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 Natchitoches is $21,715.
In Natchitoches, 30.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 69.3% of housing units in Natchitoches.
Of all the housing units in Natchitoches, 6.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Natchitoches, 17.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Natchitoches is $673.
In Natchitoches, 59.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.