DeQuincy, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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DeQuincy, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of DeQuincy had a population of 3,427 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for DeQuincy is located at latitude 30.449 and longitude -93.4456 in Calcasieu Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of DeQuincy (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calcasieu Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

The City of DeQuincy (GNIS ID: 2404219) 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 City of DeQuincy is located within Parish Governing Authority District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calcasieu Parish.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for DeQuincy: De Quincy.

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


Total Population 3,427
Population in Households 3,368
Population in Familes 2,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 1,076
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 1,333
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 879
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 794 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 539 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $71,508
Average Home Value $113,445


Median Household Income $32,938
Average Household Income $48,350
Per Capita Income $19,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.89%
Households 1.01% 0.96%
Families 0.71% 0.76%
Median Household Income   -0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

DeQuincy, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeQuincy 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 # 148 69th
Population Density1 # 140 71st
Diversity Index2 # 289 39th
Median Household Income # 342 28th
Per Capita Income # 320 33rd

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