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Oil City, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Oil City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Oil City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caddo Parish at latitude 32.744 and longitude -93.9716. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Oil City (see map) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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Oil City, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oil City 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 # 274 42nd
Population Density1 # 234 51st
Diversity Index2 # 254 47th
Median Household Income # 347 27th
Per Capita Income # 235 51st

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,065
Population in Households 1,065
Population in Familes 845
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 598
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 446
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 287
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $91,071
Average Home Value $128,832
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,024
Average Household Income $47,681
Per Capita Income $20,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.3% 0.72%
Households 1.54% 0.79%
Families 2.17% 0.62%
Median Household Income   4.32%
Per Capita Income   3.63%
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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