Blanchard, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blanchard, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Blanchard had a population of 3,037 as of July 1, 2015. Blanchard ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blanchard is located at latitude 32.5801 and longitude -93.885 in Caddo Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blanchard (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 223 feet.

The Town of Blanchard (GNIS ID: 2405278) 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 Blanchard is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caddo Parish.

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

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


Total Population 3,037
Population in Households 3,037
Population in Familes 2,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 761
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,215
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 887
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 949 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 266 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $186,754
Average Home Value $215,279


Median Household Income $57,280
Average Household Income $77,437
Per Capita Income $31,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.66%
Households 1.15% 0.73%
Families 1.09% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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.


Blanchard, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanchard 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 # 160 66th
Population Density1 # 194 59th
Diversity Index2 # 365 23rd
Median Household Income # 56 88th
Per Capita Income # 34 93rd

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