Louisville, MS Population by Race & Ethnicity

Racial distribution of Louisville population: 33.37% are White, 64.72% are Black or African American, 0.26% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.20% are Asian and 1.46% are multiracial.
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Updated Aug 31, 2023

Louisville, MS population by race

The table below shows Louisville's population by race.

Race Population % of Total Population
White 2,038 33.37%
Black or African American 3,953 64.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native 16 0.26%
Asian 12 0.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 -
Some other race 0 -
Two or more races (multiracial) 89 1.46%
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Louisville population by race

Of the 5 race categories (excluding ethnicity) identified by the Census Bureau, namely American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and White; Louisville has a population in all of the race categories.

This confirms that Louisville's population has become increasingly diverse.

The percent distribution of Louisville population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 33.37% are White, 64.72% are Black or African American, 0.26% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.20% are Asian and 1.46% are multiracial.

The bar chart shows Louisville, MS population by race, in percentage. The numbers shown are based on the American Community Survey respondents self identified race. The Hispanic and Latino population is spread across the races identified and not as a separate race category.
Louisville, MS population by race. The largest racial group in Louisville is Black or African American with a population of 3,953 (64.72% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Louisville's racial breakdown clearly shows that there is an absolute majority (i.e. more than 50% of the population belong to one particular race) of Black or African American population in the city.

As per the latest data estimates from American Community Survey's 5-year estimates:

1. The largest racial group in Louisville is Black or African American with a population of 3,953 (64.72% of the total population).

2. The multiracial population, i.e. population that identify themselves with two or more races, is 89 (1.46% of the total population).

Racial / Ethnic makeup of Louisville, MS

By ethnicity, 84 (1.38% of the total population) is Hispanic or Latino (of any race), and 6,024 (98.62% of the total population) is Non-Hispanic.

The pie chart shows racial / ethnic makeup of  Louisville, MS. The numbers shown are based on the American Community Survey respondents self identified race and ethnicity. The Hispanic or Latino population is excluded from the other identified racial categories and shown as one single group as Hispanic or Latino population.
Racial / Ethnic makeup of Louisville, MS. By ethnicity, 84 (1.38% of the total population) is Hispanic or Latino (of any race) and 6,024 (98.62% of the total population) is Non-Hispanic. Please note that all Hispanic or Latino population are shown as one single group and the other racial categories are Non-Hispanic population percentages. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Louisville, the largest racial group is Black or African American alone with a population of 3,884 (64.48% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

Louisville Non-Hispanic population by race

The distribution of the Non-Hispanic population across various race categories

Race Population % of Total Non-Hispanic Population
White alone 2,023 33.58%
Black or African American alone 3,884 64.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 16 0.27%
Asian alone 12 0.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.00%
Some other race alone 0 0.00%
Two or more races (multiracial) 89 1.48%
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Among the Hispanic population in Louisville, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Mexican origin, with a population of 78 (92.86% of the total Hispanic population).

Louisville Hispanic or Latino population

The distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population by their ancestries

Origin Population % of Total Hispanic Population
Mexican 78 92.86%
Puerto Rican 6 7.14%
Cuban 0 0.00%
Other Hispanic or Latino 0 0.00%
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Things to know

What percentage of Louisville, MS is Hispanic?

As per the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates, 1.38% of Louisville population is Hispanic.

Among the Hispanic population in Louisville, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Mexican origin, with a population of 78 (92.86% of the total Hispanic population).

How many Black people does Louisville, MS have?

Louisville, MS has 3,953 Black or African American population as per the estimates from the latest American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. Overall 64.72% of the total population (excluding multiracial) in Louisville is Black.

What is the largest minority group in Louisville, MS?

With 1.38% of the total population, Hispanic and Latino Americans are the largest ethnic minority in Louisville.

That being said, with a 64.72% of the total population, Black or African Americans are the largest racial minority in Louisville.

What is the majority race in Louisville, MS?

With a population of 3,953 (64.72% of the total population), Black or African Americans are the largest racial majority in Louisville.

Black or African Americans are second largest race in Louisville, with 64.72% of the total population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Louisville, MS Population Breakdown by Race
Last updated August 18, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of Louisville by race. It includes the population of Louisville across racial categories (excluding ethnicity) as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Louisville across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

The percent distribution of Louisville population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 33.37% are white, 64.72% are Black or African American, 0.26% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.20% are Asian and 1.46% are multiracial.

Louisville population by race

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (excluding ethnicity) for the Louisville
  • Population: The population of the racial category (excluding ethnicity) in the Louisville is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Louisville total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Louisville Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Louisville, MS Non-Hispanic Population Breakdown by Race
Last updated August 18, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Non-Hispanic population of Louisville by race. It includes the distribution of the Non-Hispanic population of Louisville across various race categories as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the Non-Hispanic population distribution of Louisville across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Louisville, the largest racial group is Black or African American alone with a population of 3,884 (64.48% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

Louisville Non-Hispanic population by race

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (for Non-Hispanic) for the Louisville
  • Population: The population of the racial category (for Non-Hispanic) in the Louisville is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Louisville total Non-Hispanic population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Louisville Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Louisville, MS Hispanic or Latino Population Distribution by Their Ancestries
Last updated August 18, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Louisville Hispanic or Latino population. It includes the distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population, of Louisville, by their ancestries, as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the origin of the Hispanic or Latino population of Louisville.

Key observations

Among the Hispanic population in Louisville, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Mexican origin, with a population of 78 (92.86% of the total Hispanic population).

Louisville Non-Hispanic population by race

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Origin for Hispanic or Latino population include:

  • Mexican
  • Black or African American
  • Puerto Rican
  • Cuban
  • Other Hispanic or Latino

Variables / Data Columns

  • Origin: This column displays the origin for Hispanic or Latino population for the Louisville
  • Population: The population of the specific origin for Hispanic or Latino population in the Louisville is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Hispanic Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each Hispanic origin as a proportion of Louisville total Hispanic or Latino population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Louisville Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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