Living in Minden, LA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Minden SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Minden, LA Crime Report

269
Total Crimes
2,202.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-14.26%
Below National Average

Minden, LA Cost Of Living

81
Minden's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Minden, Louisiana Info Snack

Minden is a small city in and the parish seat of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, United States. It is located twenty-eight miles (45 km) east of Shreveport in Caddo Parish. The population has been relatively stable since 1960, when it was 12,786. Minden is 51.7 percent African American.
Population
12,442
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
28.3%
Median Home
$95,000
Median Income
$26,056
Median Rent
$745

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Rankings for Minden in Louisiana

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Map Of Minden, LA

Population over time in Minden

Year Population % Change
2017 12,442 -1.4%
2016 12,614 -1.4%
2015 12,790 -0.8%
2014 12,887 -0.8%
2013 12,988 -0.4%
2012 13,035 -0.2%
2011 13,062 -0.4%
2010 13,111 -0.0%
2009 13,112 -
Crime/100k Minden LA USA
Violent Crime 147.4 537.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 11.4 5.0
Robbery 49.1 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 81.9 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 2054.9 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 360.2 668.1 376.0
Larceny 1596.4 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 98.2 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Minden

White
42.9% (5,343)
African American
52.9% (6,582)
American Indian
0.5% (64)
Asian
0.6% (72)
Hawaiian
0.3% (42)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (171)
Hispanic
1.4% (168)
Race Minden LA USA
White 42.9% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 52.9% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.4% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Minden, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
14.5% (180,326)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.0% (124,068)
$15,000 to $24,999
24.3% (302,636)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (148,178)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (154,959)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.3% (152,448)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.3% (78,107)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.3% (66,554)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (25,115)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (11,804)
Income Minden LA USA
Less than $10,000 14.5% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.0% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 24.3% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.3% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.3% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.3% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Minden

Female
53.5% (6,655)
Male
46.5% (5,786)
Gender Minden LA USA
Female 53.5% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Minden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (497)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,493)
High School / GED
40.0% (4,976)
Some College
20.0% (2,488)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (746)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,368)
Master's Degree
6.0% (746)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (124)
Education Minden LA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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