Egan, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Egan, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Egan Census Designated Place had a population of 680 as of July 1, 2015. Egan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Egan is located at latitude 30.2455 and longitude -92.5116 in Acadia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Egan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Egan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586676) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Egan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Egan: Canal Switch, Jonas Point.

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Egan, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 680
Population in Households 680
Population in Familes 588
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 140
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 256
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $93,160


Median Household Income $37,550
Average Household Income $50,530
Per Capita Income $18,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.43% 1.09%
Households 1.56% 1.15%
Families 2.07% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

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Egan, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egan to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 345 27th
Population Density1 # 410 13th
Diversity Index2 # 463 2nd
Median Household Income # 273 42nd
Per Capita Income # 339 28th

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