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Paincourtville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Paincourtville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Assumption Parish at latitude 29.9886 and longitude -91.0554. Assumption Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the Paincourtville Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Paincourtville, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Paincourtville indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Paincourtville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Paincourtville: Paincourt, Pincourt City.

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


Total Population 992
Population in Households 979
Population in Familes 836
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 570
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 322 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $127,134
Average Home Value $134,830


Median Household Income $59,707
Average Household Income $70,269
Per Capita Income $27,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.02% 1.14%
Households 2.48% 1.42%
Families 1.82% 1.29%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Paincourtville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paincourtville 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 # 287 39th
Population Density1 # 244 49th
Diversity Index2 # 234 51st
Median Household Income # 38 92nd
Per Capita Income # 48 90th

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