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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of New Roads is 4,379. New Roads, Louisiana is the 5,184th largest city in the US.
The peak population of New Roads was in 1990, when its population was 5,198. In 1990, New Roads was the 3,966th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,184th largest city in the US. New Roads is currently 15.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
New Roads has shrunk 11.7% since the year 2000. New Roads, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5178||Denver City, Texas||4,390||10.9%|
|5184||New Roads, Louisiana||4,379||-11.7%|
The total voting age population of New Roads, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,414. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.5% of the residents of New Roads are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of New Roads are 61.5% Black, 37.2% White, 0.7% Asian and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In New Roads, 28.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 51.2%. On a per-household basis, 14.6% of families are below the poverty line in New Roads.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.3% of New Roads residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.5% of New Roads residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.2% have a bachelor's degree and 3.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among New Roads residents aged 5 and older, 2.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in New Roads is 15.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In New Roads, 16.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in New Roads is $34,688.
In New Roads, 62.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.8% of housing units in New Roads.
Of all the housing units in New Roads, 7.4% of them were build before 1940.
In New Roads, 17.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 390 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in New Roads is $738.
In New Roads, 72.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.