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Hackberry, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Hackberry Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cameron Parish at latitude 29.965 and longitude -93.4102. Cameron Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Hackberry 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 Hackberry Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.08 sq. miles and a water area of 6.41 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,276
Population in Households 1,276
Population in Familes 1,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 513
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 374
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $97,796


Median Household Income $41,328
Average Household Income $57,164
Per Capita Income $23,055
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.53%
Households 0.65% 0.69%
Families 0.32% 0.53%
Median Household Income   4.08%
Per Capita Income   2.73%
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.


Hackberry, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hackberry 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 # 248 48th
Population Density1 # 458 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 472 1st
Median Household Income # 205 57th
Per Capita Income # 139 71st

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