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Harrisonburg, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Harrisonburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Harrisonburg.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Catahoula Parish at latitude 31.7721 and longitude -91.8215. Catahoula Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 75 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Harrisonburg (see map) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrisonburg: Harrisonbugh.

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


Total Population 346
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 153
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 357
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 1.26
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $94,355
Average Home Value $125,476


Median Household Income $38,794
Average Household Income $51,871
Per Capita Income $13,983
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.12%
Households 0.32% -0.14%
Families 1.82% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.


Harrisonburg, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrisonburg 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 # 401 15th
Population Density1 # 317 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 159 67th
Median Household Income # 238 50th
Per Capita Income # 448 5th

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