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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ville Platte is 6,368. Ville Platte, Louisiana is the 4,189th largest city in the US.
Ville Platte is located entirely in Evangeline Parish.
The peak population of Ville Platte was in 1990, when its population was 9,194. In 1990, Ville Platte was the 2,645th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,189th largest city in the US. Ville Platte is currently 30.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ville Platte has shrunk 25.6% since the year 2000. Ville Platte, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Ville Platte has a population density of 1,849.2 people per square mile.
|4184||De Soto, Kansas||6,380||38.6%|
|4185||Gun Barrel City, Texas||6,378||20.5%|
|4186||Pigeon Forge, Tennessee||6,378||18.8%|
|4187||Prospect Park, Pennsylvania||6,378||-3.1%|
|4189||Ville Platte, Louisiana||6,368||-25.6%|
|4195||Cherry Hills Village, Colorado||6,353||6.0%|
The total voting age population of Ville Platte, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,304. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Ville Platte are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ville Platte are 61.6% Black, 37.3% White, 0.6% Two or more races, 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.2% American Indian.
In Ville Platte, 41.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 60.7%. On a per-household basis, 37.4% of families are below the poverty line in Ville Platte.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.1% of Ville Platte residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 70.1% of Ville Platte residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.2% have a bachelor's degree and 2.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ville Platte residents aged 5 and older, 16.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 16.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ville Platte is 16.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ville Platte, 13.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ville Platte is $19,616.
In Ville Platte, 39.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 60.9% of housing units in Ville Platte.
Of all the housing units in Ville Platte, 4.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Ville Platte, 7.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 290 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ville Platte is $570.
In Ville Platte, 51.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.