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Belcher, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Belcher is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caddo Parish at latitude 32.7521 and longitude -93.8372. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 184 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Belcher, but most people and references simply refer to it as Belcher, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Belcher indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Belcher (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belcher: Horseshoe.

Village of Belcher, LA Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 281
Population in Households 281
Population in Familes 236
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 180
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $105,556
Average Home Value $179,268
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,463
Average Household Income $58,206
Per Capita Income $23,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.57% 0.91%
Households 1.94% 1.02%
Families 1.28% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Belcher, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belcher 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 # 419 12th
Population Density1 # 394 17th
Diversity Index2 # 49 90th
Median Household Income # 214 55th
Per Capita Income # 107 78th

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