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Duson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Duson had a population of 1,964 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Duson is located at latitude 30.2384 and longitude -92.1891 in Lafayette Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Duson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lafayette Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Duson are located in Lafayette Parish, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Acadia Parish.

The Town of Duson (GNIS ID: 2406407) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Duson is located within Parish Governing Authority District B, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Duson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Duson: Duson Station.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,964
Daytime Population: Workers 332
Daytime Population: Residents 1,265
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,597
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 1,964
Population in Familes 1,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 655
Diversity Index3 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,672
Average Household Income $60,366
Per Capita Income $22,887

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 528 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 246 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $85,991
Average Home Value $134,405
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 774
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.39% 1.82%
Households 1.42% 1.84%
Families 1.85% 1.6%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   3.7%

Duson, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duson to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 205 57th
Population Density # 216 55th
Diversity Index # 250 47th
Median Household Income # 271 43rd
Per Capita Income # 198 58th

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