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As of 2010-2014, the total population of New Roads is 4,791, which is 3.52% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The New Roads population density is 1,045.53 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in New Roads is black, which represent 65.64% of the total population. The average New Roads education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 4,791. #117

Population Growth Since 2000, #216

New Roads, LA

Population Density, #131

New Roads, LA
1,045.53 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,575 (32.87%, #401)
Black:3,145 (65.64%, #65)
Hispanic:73 (1.52%, #237)
Asian:33 (0.69%, #129)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #234)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:38 (0.79%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

4,302 (89.79%) out of the total population of 4,791 reported first ancestry.

 New Roads, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab320.67%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch00.00%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English2254.70%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French75015.65%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German781.63%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish671.40%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian1032.15%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish190.40%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish160.33%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish10.02%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African50.10%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish30.06%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American56911.88%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,175 (45.40%, see rank)
Females: 2,616 (54.60%, see rank)

New Roads, LA
Male: 45.40%
Female: 54.60%
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
New Roads, LA
40.90 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
New Roads, LA
34.90 years old
34.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
New Roads, LA
43.40 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 New Roads, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years2795.82%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years1944.05%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years49310.29%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years3667.64%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years3036.32%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years56911.88%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years4449.27%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years69514.51%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years60912.71%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years3326.93%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 2555.32%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over2525.26%, see rank1.52%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 New Roads, LALouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,156, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School722, 22.88%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate1,163, 36.85%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree584, 18.50%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree442, 14.01%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree245, 7.76%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.56, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 New Roads, LA LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten5238.46%61.54%71.34%28.66%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)57664.41%, see rank35.59%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)24165.98%, see rank34.02%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%
College11333.63%, see rank66.37%, see rank82.21%17.79%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3290.63%, see rank9.38%, see rank70.15%29.85%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 New Roads, LALouisianaU.S.
Total Households1,810, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.54, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households744, 41.10%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,066, 58.90%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,012, 55.91%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.69, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family627, 34.64%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households798, 44.09%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 New Roads, LA%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total3,825see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,709100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married81147.45%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married67739.61%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed1156.73%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced1066.20%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,116100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married82739.08%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married70233.18%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed27513.00%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced31214.74%, see rank13.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 New Roads, LA%LouisianaU.S.
Native4,76199.37%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence4,50894.09%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State2204.59%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
330.69%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born300.63%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship70.15%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship230.48%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia40.08%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa30.06%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America160.33%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America70.15%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 New Roads, LA%LouisianaU.S.
English1,71094.48%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish160.88%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages723.98%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages120.66%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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