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Cameron, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Cameron Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cameron Parish at latitude 29.7952 and longitude -93.2915. Cameron Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Cameron 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 Cameron Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.43 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cameron: Leesburg.

Cameron Census Designated Place, LA Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 398
Population in Households 398
Population in Familes 314
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $97,727
Average Home Value $124,315
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,198
Average Household Income $56,165
Per Capita Income $23,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.47% 0.05%
Households -0.14% 0.12%
Families -0.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Cameron, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron 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 # 393 17th
Population Density1 # 464 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 401 15th
Median Household Income # 207 56th
Per Capita Income # 137 71st

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