Central, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Central, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
29,235
Unemployment
2.5%
Poverty
5.3%
Median Home
$240,200
Median Income
$90,183
Median Rent
$996

Central SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
5

Central, LA Cost Of Living

96
Central's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Central Louisiana National Average
Overall 96 91 100
Services 107 98 100
Groceries 97 97 100
Health 105 97 100
Housing 98 83 100
Transportation 94 93 100
Utilities 75 86 100

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Rankings for Central in Louisiana

Map Of Central, LA

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Population over time in Central

Year Population % Change
2020 29,235 2.3%
2019 28,577 0.4%
2018 28,462 1.6%
2017 28,017 0.9%
2016 27,768 1.0%
2015 27,505 1.0%
2014 27,224 0.7%
2013 27,035 0.7%
2012 26,855 -0.1%
2011 26,887 -

Race / Ethnicity in Central

White
83.6% (24,430)
African American
10.1% (2,948)
American Indian
0.0% (2)
Asian
1.7% (504)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (21)
Two Or More
2.3% (668)
Hispanic
2.3% (662)
Race Central LA USA
White 83.6% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 10.1% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 1.7% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.3% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Central

Female
49.6% (14,514)
Male
50.4% (14,720)
Gender Central LA USA
Female 49.6% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Central for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (877)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,461)
High School / GED
34.0% (9,939)
Some College
25.0% (7,308)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,046)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (5,847)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,461)
Professional Degree
1.0% (292)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Central LA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Central, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
3.1% (89,853)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.8% (23,054)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.7% (108,770)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.3% (125,617)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (365,622)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.0% (524,935)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (414,391)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.6% (690,455)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.1% (264,832)
$200,000 or more
10.8% (315,966)
Income Central LA USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.8% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.7% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.3% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.0% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.6% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.1% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 10.8% 4.7% 8.3%

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