Bunkie Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

Bunkie: City in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States

About

Bunkie is a city located in the county of Avoyelles Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,171 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,826 inhabitants.

Bunkie Quick Facts

Population : 3,826 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Avoyelles Parish
Area : 697 km2
Altitude : 66 feet / 20.1 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:34:26 (28th May 2022)
Postal code : 71322
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.02% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Bunkie is located at 30°57'12"N 92°10'57"W (30.9532500, -92.1826300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bunkie decreased by 9.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,171 - census
2011 4,130 -0.99% estimation process
2012 4,094 -0.88% estimation process
2013 4,052 -1.04% estimation process
2014 4,023 -0.72% estimation process
2015 4,000 -0.57% estimation process
2016 3,991 -0.23% estimation process
2017 3,954 -0.94% estimation process
2018 3,895 -1.51% estimation process
2019 3,858 -0.96% estimation process
2020 3,826 -0.84% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,207
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,773
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,862
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,749
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.9%
People over 65 (%) : 19.7%
Female persons, % : 53.7%
White only, percent : 90.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 85.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 564
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.5%

Bunkie zip code is 71322. County name: Avoyelles, County fips: 22009

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $113,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,035
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $485
2015-2019 median gross rent : $665
2015-2019 Households : 3,701
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.24
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.0%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 60,818
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 294,242
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 237,365
2012 total retail sales per capita : $27,346
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,509
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,983
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 709
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 349
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 188
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 631
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 587
2010 population per square mile : 1,414.3
2010 land area in square miles : 6.19

People born in Bunkie (9)

People born in Bunkie, including jazz drummer Zutty Singleton, Chicago blues singer Bonnie Lee, football player Fred Hageman, .

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Schools in Bunkie

College & universities near Bunkie, LA

Code Name City ZIP
159382 Louisiana State University-Alexandria Alexandria (LA) 71302-9121

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bunkie, LA

Code Name Address Type
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL

Post offices near Bunkie

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bunk Post Office Bunkie (LA) 71322

Other cities in Avoyelles Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Avoyelles Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Broussard 13,076 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette and St.
Marksville 5,271 City in Louisiana
Simmesport 2,032 Town in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States
Cottonport 1,867 Town in the United States
Mansura 1,342 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Moreauville 849 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Hessmer 749 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Plaucheville 228 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bunkie distances to largest Louisiana cities