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Vivian, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Vivian is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caddo Parish at latitude 32.8714 and longitude -93.9863. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Vivian 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 Town of Vivian (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,639
Population in Households 3,639
Population in Familes 2,888
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 662
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,502
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 917
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 886 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 616 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $71,850
Average Home Value $99,407


Median Household Income $23,568
Average Household Income $38,797
Per Capita Income $15,968
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.15%
Households -0.03% -0.16%
Families -0.33% -0.4%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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.


Vivian, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vivian 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 # 141 70th
Population Density1 # 216 55th
Diversity Index2 # 99 79th
Median Household Income # 450 5th
Per Capita Income # 411 13th

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