Statewide Claims to Fame

Natchitoches is 6th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Female residents

Natchitoches is 7th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Income below poverty line

Natchitoches is 10th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Natchitoches is 17th in Louisiana out of 62 other cities in Current population (2012)

Natchitoches is 18th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Size in square miles

Natchitoches is 20th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Natchitoches, Louisiana Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 18,299 17th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 22.6 18th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 809.6 86th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 59th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 82nd 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.8% 61st 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.4% 51st 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.4% 21st 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 37.2% 89th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 59.2% 20th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 34th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 78th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 43rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 47th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.7% 87th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 36.4% 88th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 54.2% 6th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.4% 77th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 7,906 26th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 34.7% 10th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 6,907 25th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 45.0% 104th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $121,900 59th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 85th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $16,984 93rd $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $26,570 98th $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 35.2% 7th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Natchitoches Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,518 28th 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $324,771 29th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,601 34th $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $48,698 26th $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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