Bunkie, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bunkie, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bunkie had a population of 3,748 as of July 1, 2016. Bunkie ranks in the upper 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 Bunkie is located at latitude 30.9537 and longitude -92.1881 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Bunkie (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Bunkie (GNIS ID: 2403952) 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 City of Bunkie is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bunkie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bunkie: Bunkie Station, Irion.


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Bunkie, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,748
Population in Households 3,684
Population in Familes 3,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,240
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,456
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 963
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 789 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 667 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $94,580
Average Home Value $119,797
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,160
Average Household Income $42,916
Per Capita Income $16,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.7% -1.03%
Households -1.74% -1.04%
Families -1.79% -1.21%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Bunkie, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bunkie to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 137 71st
Population Density1 # 113 76th
Diversity Index2 # 66 86th
Median Household Income # 407 14th
Per Capita Income # 405 15th

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