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Minden Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010, the total population of Minden Area is 41,207. The Minden Area population density is 67.02 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Minden Area is white, which represent 64.23% of the total population. The average Minden Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 41,207. #695

Population Density, #567

Minden Area
67.02 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:26,469 (64.23%, #811)
Black:13,823 (33.55%, #71)
Hispanic:670 (1.63%, #814)
Asian:120 (0.29%, #909)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):158 (0.38%, #566)
One Race, Other:156 (0.38%, see rank)
Two or More Races:481 (1.17%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

35,568 (86.42%) out of the total population of 41,156 reported first ancestry.

 Minden Area% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab190.05%, see rank0.35%0.53%
Czech1070.26%, see rank0.12%0.50%
Danish20.00%, see rank0.10%0.45%
Dutch2700.66%, see rank0.57%1.51%
English4,0969.95%, see rank6.53%8.53%
French1,1292.74%, see rank16.66%3.54%
German2,9647.20%, see rank8.28%15.79%
Greek460.11%, see rank0.13%0.42%
Hungarian90.02%, see rank0.11%0.48%
Irish5,23712.72%, see rank7.85%11.36%
Italian7441.81%, see rank4.93%5.66%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.26%1.46%
Polish750.18%, see rank0.48%3.13%
Portuguese120.03%, see rank0.10%0.46%
Russian210.05%, see rank0.17%0.97%
Scotch-Irish7691.87%, see rank0.94%1.07%
Scottish5461.33%, see rank1.00%1.81%
Subsaharan African1690.41%, see rank0.78%0.93%
Swedish1670.41%, see rank0.28%1.34%
Swiss170.04%, see rank0.07%0.31%
Ukrainian20.00%, see rank0.04%0.31%
American6,52215.85%, see rank9.83%6.72%
Welsh1840.45%, see rank0.24%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 20,041 (48.63%, see rank)
Females: 21,166 (51.37%, see rank)

Minden Area
Male: 48.63%
Female: 51.37%
Male: 48.95%
Female: 51.05%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Minden Area
40.30 years old
35.80 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Minden Area
38.90 years old
34.50 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Minden Area
41.80 years old
37.20 years old
38.50 years old

 Minden Area% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years2,6326.39%, see rank6.93%6.54%
5 to 9 years2,5786.26%, see rank6.76%6.59%
10 to 14 years2,8046.80%, see rank6.77%6.70%
15 to 19 years2,7136.58%, see rank7.21%7.14%
20 to 24 years2,4776.01%, see rank7.46%6.99%
25 to 34 years4,83111.72%, see rank13.86%13.30%
35 to 44 years4,90211.90%, see rank12.45%13.30%
45 to 54 years6,07014.73%, see rank14.43%14.58%
55 to 64 years5,30612.88%, see rank11.81%11.82%
65 to 74 years3,7629.13%, see rank6.88%7.03%
75 to 84 2,3215.63%, see rank3.97%4.23%
85 years and over8111.97%, see rank1.45%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Minden AreaLouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population27,874, 100%2,940,298204,336,017
Less Than High School6,181, 22.17%, see rank17.82%14.28%
High School Graduate11,332, 40.65%, see rank34.30%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree6,567, 23.56%, see rank26.46%28.99%
Bachelor Degree2,855, 10.24%, see rank14.30%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree939, 3.37%, see rank7.13%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.23, see rank12.8913.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Minden Area LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,30382.04%17.96%70.97%29.03%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,25291.09%, see rank8.91%, see rank83.07%16.93%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,15493.41%, see rank6.59%, see rank82.67%17.33%90.52%9.48%
College1,18486.06%, see rank13.94%, see rank82.42%17.58%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School12378.05%, see rank21.95%, see rank71.83%28.17%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Minden AreaLouisianaU.S.
Total Households16,537, 100%1,728,360116,716,292
Average Household Size2.42, see rank2.552.58
1 Person Households4,738, 28.65%, see rank26.87%26.74%
2 or More Person Households11,799, 71.35%, see rank73.13%73.26%
Family Households (Families)11,178, 67.59%, see rank67.12%66.43%
Average Family Size2.94, see rank3.103.14
Married-Couple Family7,384, 44.65%, see rank44.45%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,359, 32.41%, see rank32.88%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Minden Area%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total33,126see rank3,603,211248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over15,885100%, see rank1,742,444120,789,875
Never Married4,81530.31%, see rank36.37%35.08%
Married8,29852.24%, see rank50.24%52.93%
Widowed5783.64%, see rank2.82%2.53%
Divorced2,19413.81%, see rank10.56%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over17,241100%, see rank1,860,767127,252,362
Never Married4,25324.67%, see rank30.47%28.74%
Married8,35148.44%, see rank46.30%49.95%
Widowed2,49314.46%, see rank10.33%9.34%
Divorced2,14412.44%, see rank12.90%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Minden Area%LouisianaU.S.
Native40,86699.30%, see rank96.31%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence32,07177.93%, see rank78.49%58.71%
Born in Different State8,63320.98%, see rank17.23%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1620.39%, see rank0.59%1.38%
Foreign Born2900.70%, see rank3.69%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1710.42%, see rank1.50%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1190.29%, see rank2.19%7.16%
Born In Europe150.04%, see rank0.35%1.56%
Born In Asia1280.31%, see rank1.19%3.67%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.14%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America1280.31%, see rank1.93%6.79%
Born In Northern America190.05%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Minden Area%LouisianaU.S.
English15,74996.22%, see rank88.04%79.64%
Spanish2901.77%, see rank3.95%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages2411.47%, see rank6.43%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages870.53%, see rank1.29%3.24%
Other00.00%, see rank0.28%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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