Mooringsport, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mooringsport, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Mooringsport had a population of 757 as of July 1, 2015. Mooringsport 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 Mooringsport is located at latitude 32.6794 and longitude -93.9602 in Caddo Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mooringsport (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 226 feet.

The Town of Mooringsport (GNIS ID: 2406190) 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 Mooringsport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mooringsport: Moorings Port.

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


Total Population 757
Population in Households 757
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 652
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 216 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $81,818
Average Home Value $101,157


Median Household Income $37,562
Average Household Income $42,644
Per Capita Income $17,646
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.88% -0.53%
Households -0.64% -0.44%
Families -0.54% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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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Mooringsport, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mooringsport 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 # 330 30th
Population Density1 # 219 54th
Diversity Index2 # 354 25th
Median Household Income # 272 43rd
Per Capita Income # 358 25th

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