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Plain Dealing, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Plain Dealing had a population of 975 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Plain Dealing is located at latitude 32.907 and longitude -93.6992 in Bossier Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Plain Dealing (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bossier Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Town of Plain Dealing (GNIS ID: 2407131) 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 Plain Dealing is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bossier Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plain Dealing 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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Plain Dealing, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 975
Population in Households 914
Population in Familes 739
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 618
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 388
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $56,667
Average Home Value $93,542


Median Household Income $30,025
Average Household Income $43,057
Per Capita Income $18,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.64% -0.56%
Households -0.84% -0.42%
Families -0.91% -0.64%
Median Household Income   -1.75%
Per Capita Income   0.3%
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.

Plain Dealing, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plain Dealing 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 # 291 39th
Population Density1 # 227 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 151 68th
Median Household Income # 393 17th
Per Capita Income # 339 29th

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