Plaucheville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plaucheville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Plaucheville had a population of 270 as of July 1, 2016. Plaucheville 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 Plaucheville is located at latitude 30.9647 and longitude -91.9837 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Plaucheville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Village of Plaucheville (GNIS ID: 2407526) 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 Village of Plaucheville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

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

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


Total Population 270
Population in Households 261
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 178
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $88,816
Average Home Value $104,897


Median Household Income $37,933
Average Household Income $53,968
Per Capita Income $20,044
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 0.73%
Households 1.2% 0.79%
Families 4.0% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Plaucheville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plaucheville 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 # 426 10th
Population Density1 # 396 17th
Diversity Index2 # 452 5th
Median Household Income # 261 45th
Per Capita Income # 294 38th

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