Fifth Ward, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fifth Ward, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Fifth Ward Census Designated Place had a population of 814 as of July 1, 2015. Fifth Ward 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 Fifth Ward is located at latitude 31.1207 and longitude -92.1584 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Fifth Ward Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Fifth Ward Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586678) 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 Fifth Ward population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Fifth Ward Census Designated Place, LA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 814
Population in Households 814
Population in Familes 685
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 157
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 340
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 250
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $74,013
Average Home Value $88,284
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,465
Average Household Income $47,915
Per Capita Income $19,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.49%
Households 0.57% 0.52%
Families 0.94% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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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Fifth Ward, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fifth Ward 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 # 317 33rd
Population Density1 # 402 15th
Diversity Index2 # 429 10th
Median Household Income # 331 30th
Per Capita Income # 296 38th

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