Caddo Parish LA Information


Caddo Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 256,635
Population in Households 250,388
Population in Familes 198,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,247
Population Density1 292
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 103,193
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 64,968
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 114,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58,661 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 44,532 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,424 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $132,915
Average Home Value $178,090


Median Household Income $39,507
Average Household Income $61,516
Per Capita Income $25,336
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.0%
Households 0.16% 0.03%
Families -0.13% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Caddo Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caddo 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 # 4 95th
Population Density1 # 7 91st
Diversity Index2 # 8 89th
Median Household Income # 34 48th
Per Capita Income # 16 77th

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