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Arcadia, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Arcadia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Arcadia.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bienville Parish at latitude 32.549 and longitude -92.9202. Bienville Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Arcadia (see map) encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,841
Population in Households 2,655
Population in Familes 2,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density1 930
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,053
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 697
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 554 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $97,258
Average Home Value $127,432


Median Household Income $21,742
Average Household Income $35,204
Per Capita Income $13,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.64% -0.76%
Households -0.35% -0.69%
Families -0.07% -0.88%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Arcadia, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcadia 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 # 165 65th
Population Density1 # 166 65th
Diversity Index2 # 182 62nd
Median Household Income # 460 3rd
Per Capita Income # 455 4th

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