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Cameron, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Cameron Census Designated Place had a population of 414 as of July 1, 2016. Cameron ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cameron is located at latitude 29.7952 and longitude -93.2915 in Cameron Parish. 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. Cameron Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Cameron Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402743) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Cameron Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cameron Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cameron 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 Cameron: Leesburg.

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


Total Population 414
Population in Households 414
Population in Familes 326
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $99,038
Average Home Value $166,225


Median Household Income $39,583
Average Household Income $53,032
Per Capita Income $21,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.62%
Households 0.57% 0.81%
Families 0.3% 0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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 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 # 391 18th
Population Density1 # 465 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 376 21st
Median Household Income # 231 51st
Per Capita Income # 216 55th

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