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Egan, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Egan is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Egan Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Acadia Parish at latitude 30.2369 and longitude -92.506. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Egan Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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

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Egan, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 668
Population in Households 668
Population in Familes 578
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 209 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $127,564
Average Home Value $162,560


Median Household Income $34,408
Average Household Income $49,490
Per Capita Income $17,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.35% 1.0%
Households 1.56% 1.09%
Families 2.07% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 346 27th
Population Density1 # 412 13th
Diversity Index2 # 464 2nd
Median Household Income # 321 32nd
Per Capita Income # 357 25th

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