Acadia Parish LA Information


Acadia Parish Subdivisions

Acadia Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64,233
Population in Households 63,183
Population in Familes 52,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,050
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 23,905
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 16,642
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,963 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,942 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,718 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $105,438
Average Home Value $139,853


Median Household Income $39,749
Average Household Income $55,703
Per Capita Income $21,319
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.53%
Households 0.63% 0.59%
Families 0.39% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Acadia Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Acadia Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 73rd
Population Density1 # 21 69th
Diversity Index2 # 57 13th
Median Household Income # 36 45th
Per Capita Income # 40 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.