Bienville Parish LA Information


Bienville Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,076
Population in Households 13,757
Population in Familes 11,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 319
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 5,815
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,804
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,102 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,713 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,876 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $66,950
Average Home Value $95,789


Median Household Income $29,836
Average Household Income $46,310
Per Capita Income $19,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.55%
Households -0.06% -0.4%
Families -0.33% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.


Bienville Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bienville Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 55 16th
Population Density1 # 60 8th
Diversity Index2 # 27 63rd
Median Household Income # 59 9th
Per Capita Income # 49 25th

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