Poverty in Bunkie, Louisiana

What is the poverty rate in Bunkie, Louisiana?
The poverty rate in Bunkie is 25.1%. One out of every 4 residents of Bunkie lives in poverty.

How many people in Bunkie, Louisiana live in poverty?
993 of 3,950 Bunkie residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Bunkie compare to the rest of Louisiana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Louisiana is 19.6%, meaning Bunkie has a meaningfully higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Louisiana.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Bunkie, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

2,416

31.7% 25.2% 59.9%

White

1,503

15.1% 10.3% 37.3%

What's the Poverty Rate in Bunkie, Louisiana By Race?

31.7% of Black residents of Bunkie, Louisiana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in Bunkie, Louisiana is the same as than the national average. 766 of 2,416 black Louisianians live below the poverty line. Approximately 59.9% of the total population of Bunkie, Louisiana are black.

15.1% of White residents of Bunkie, Louisiana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Bunkie, Louisiana is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 227 of 1,503 white Louisianians live below the poverty line. Approximately 37.3% of the total population of Bunkie, Louisiana are white.

Bunkie, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Bunkie, Louisiana?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Bunkie, Louisiana is 17.5%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Bunkie, Louisiana is 31.2%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Bunkie, Louisiana

Female residents of Bunkie, Louisiana are dramatically(78%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

305 of 1,747 males in Bunkie live below the poverty line.

688 of 2,203 females in Bunkie live below the poverty line.

Bunkie, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Bunkie, Louisiana?

Bunkie, Louisiana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Bunkie, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

37.8%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

14.1%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

22.9%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

23.9%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

30.7%

75 to 84 Years Old

19.6%

Over 85 Years Old

14.9%

Poverty Rate in Bunkie, Louisiana

The poverty rate in Bunkie is 25.1%.
Bunkie is in Avoyelles Parish.
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City Poverty Rate
Bunkie 25.1%
Cottonport 45.2%
Mansura 39.8%
Marksville 34.0%
Simmesport 50.7%

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