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Mansura, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Mansura had a population of 1,419 as of July 1, 2015. Mansura ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Mansura is located at latitude 31.0665 and longitude -92.0524 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mansura (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Town of Mansura (GNIS ID: 2406089) 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 Town of Mansura is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mansura population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 1,419
Population in Households 1,348
Population in Familes 1,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 526
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 601
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $73,775
Average Home Value $95,260


Median Household Income $25,720
Average Household Income $35,423
Per Capita Income $14,619
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.27%
Households 0.32% 0.36%
Families 1.24% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


Mansura, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mansura 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 # 238 50th
Population Density1 # 260 45th
Diversity Index2 # 64 86th
Median Household Income # 439 7th
Per Capita Income # 440 7th

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