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Arcadia, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Arcadia had a population of 2,798 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Arcadia is located at latitude 32.5508 and longitude -92.9214 in Bienville Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Arcadia (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bienville Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The Town of Arcadia (GNIS ID: 2405160) 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.

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

Town of Arcadia, LA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,798
Population in Households 2,611
Population in Familes 2,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density1 916
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,039
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 541 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 498 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $91,981
Average Home Value $114,325
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $22,594
Average Household Income $37,196
Per Capita Income $14,479
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.8% -0.72%
Households -0.54% -0.68%
Families -0.3% -0.92%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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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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, 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 # 167 65th
Population Density1 # 169 64th
Diversity Index2 # 192 60th
Median Household Income # 461 3rd
Per Capita Income # 443 7th

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