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Hessmer, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Hessmer is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Hessmer.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Avoyelles Parish at latitude 31.0596 and longitude -92.1212. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Hessmer (see map) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Hessmer, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hessmer 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 # 318 33rd
Population Density1 # 155 67th
Diversity Index2 # 380 20th
Median Household Income # 341 28th
Per Capita Income # 277 42nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 812
Population in Households 800
Population in Familes 654
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 982
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $133,182
Average Home Value $149,623
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,722
Average Household Income $47,374
Per Capita Income $19,549
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.05%
Households 0.67% 0.22%
Families 2.06% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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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