Clarence is a village in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 499 at the 2010 census. It is located some seven miles east of the parish seat of Natchitoches and is part of the Natchitoches Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Clarence is located at 31°49′13″N 93°1′44″W / 31.82028°N 93.02889°W / 31.82028; -93.02889 (31.820143, −93.028773).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km), all land.
At the 2010 census
, there were 499 people, 186 households and 136 families residing in the village. The population density was 311.9 inhabitants per square mile (193.7/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 127.5 per square mile (79.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 23.2% White, 75.2% African American, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.
There were 186 households of which 36% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.1% were married couples living together, 30.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 22% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.13.
Age distribution was 29.1% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 28% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.5 males.
At the 2000 census The median household income was $25,278, and the median family income was $25,694. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $17,841 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,360. About 27.9% of families and 28.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.9% of those under age 18 and 40.0% of those age 65 or over.