Claiborne Parish LA Information


Claiborne Parish Subdivisions

Claiborne Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,628
Population in Households 13,711
Population in Familes 11,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,917
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 5,815
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,798
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,079 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,736 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,920 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $83,708
Average Home Value $120,514


Median Household Income $33,400
Average Household Income $50,309
Per Capita Income $18,992
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.66%
Households -0.47% -0.75%
Families -0.74% -0.93%
Median Household Income   -0.03%
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.


Claiborne Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claiborne Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 50 23rd
Population Density1 # 56 14th
Diversity Index2 # 16 77th
Median Household Income # 51 22nd
Per Capita Income # 59 9th

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