Central, LA Demographics

The total population of Central is estimated to be 29,518 with 14,384 males (48.73%) and 15,134 females (51.27%). There are 750 more females than males in Central.
The median household income in Central was $90,739 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 11,451(11.21%) from $102,190 in 2020. This income is 121.62% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Central sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $110,131. Overall, the median household income for the city of Central stands at $90,739.
In Central, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $61,216 for males and $35,404 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $77,588 for males and $53,715 for females.
In Central, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $96,185, followed by Black or African American households at $88,294, and Asian households with a median household income of $75,169.
In 2022, the population of Central was 29,735, a 0.48% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Central's population was 29,593, an increase of 0.12% compared to a population of 29,557 in 2020.
The median age in Central, LA is 38.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.42% were under the age of 15, 16.82% aged 15 to 29, 45.22% aged 30 to 64, 15.41% aged 65 to 84, and 1.12% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Central population: 84.68% are White, 8.33% are Black or African American, 0.11% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.94% are Asian, 0.47% are some other race and 5.47% are multiracial.