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Clarks, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Clarks is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caldwell Parish at latitude 32.0288 and longitude -92.1408. Caldwell Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 141 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Clarks 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 Village of Clarks (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clarks: Clark Spur, The Dream City.

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


Total Population 1,040
Population in Households 731
Population in Familes 612
Population in Group Qrtrs 309
Population Density1 1,084
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 232
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $85,448
Average Home Value $100,936


Median Household Income $27,937
Average Household Income $44,853
Per Capita Income $13,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.1%
Households 1.04% 0.17%
Families 2.07% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Clarks, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarks 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 # 278 41st
Population Density1 # 132 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 217 54th
Median Household Income # 408 14th
Per Capita Income # 459 3rd

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