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Oil City, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Oil City had a population of 1,088 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Oil City is located at latitude 32.7458 and longitude -93.9751 in Caddo Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oil City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Town of Oil City (GNIS ID: 2407038) 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 Oil City is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caddo Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oil City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Oil City, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,088
Population in Households 1,088
Population in Familes 864
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 610
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 453
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $96,364
Average Home Value $108,519


Median Household Income $31,566
Average Household Income $58,129
Per Capita Income $24,709
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.23% 0.64%
Households 1.29% 0.7%
Families 1.69% 0.48%
Median Household Income   -0.85%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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.

Oil City, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oil City to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 277 42nd
Population Density1 # 230 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 250 47th
Median Household Income # 367 23rd
Per Capita Income # 121 75th

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