Minden is located in northwest Louisiana. Minden is between the Webster, Bienville, Claiborne county. Minden has 14.97 square miles of land area and 0.17 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Minden population is 12,988, which has shrunk 0.30% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Minden median household income is $29,154 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.60% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Minden median house value is $85,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.12% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 65.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Minden is worse than the state average in quality. The Minden area code is 318.