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Starks, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Starks Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Calcasieu Parish at latitude 30.3105 and longitude -93.6667. Calcasieu Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The formal official name is the Starks Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Starks, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Starks indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Starks Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 688
Population in Households 688
Population in Familes 573
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 201
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 295
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $89,803
Average Home Value $108,584


Median Household Income $32,617
Average Household Income $48,065
Per Capita Income $19,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.84% 0.86%
Households 1.07% 0.87%
Families 4.12% 0.68%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.


Starks, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Starks 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 # 339 29th
Population Density1 # 380 20th
Diversity Index2 # 458 3rd
Median Household Income # 343 28th
Per Capita Income # 283 40th

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