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Center Point, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Center Point Census Designated Place had a population of 473 as of July 1, 2015. Center Point 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 Center Point is located at latitude 31.2524 and longitude -92.2099 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Center Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Center Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586673) 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 Center Point 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 Center Point: Centerpoint.

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


Total Population 473
Population in Households 441
Population in Familes 385
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 100
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $74,342
Average Home Value $88,800


Median Household Income $43,658
Average Household Income $50,377
Per Capita Income $18,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.75% -0.38%
Households -0.61% -0.4%
Families -1.26% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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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Center Point, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Center Point 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 # 379 20th
Population Density1 # 435 8th
Diversity Index2 # 467 1st
Median Household Income # 181 62nd
Per Capita Income # 336 29th

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