Statewide Claims to Fame

Bogalusa is 11th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Income below poverty line

Bogalusa is 14th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Bogalusa is 15th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Female residents

Bogalusa is 17th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Bogalusa, Louisiana Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 12,044 30th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.5 44th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,287 68th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 8.2% 17th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.8% 39th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.6% 14th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 72.9% 83rd 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.0% 81st 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 48.5% 74th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 48.4% 30th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 93rd 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 90th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 83rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 54th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 77th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 47.5% 70th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 53.9% 15th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.1% 84th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 5,798 36th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.0% 58th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 4,666 41st 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.5% 73rd 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $73,800 101st $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 53rd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $14,932 98th $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $25,761 102nd $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 32.4% 11th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Bogalusa Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 946 51st 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $125,172 54th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,854 52nd $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $17,040 46th $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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