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Monterey, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Monterey Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Concordia Parish at latitude 31.4443 and longitude -91.7187. Concordia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Monterey 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 Monterey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monterey: Monterey Landing.

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


Total Population 450
Population in Households 450
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 159
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 173
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $102,500
Average Home Value $164,262


Median Household Income $44,766
Average Household Income $57,585
Per Capita Income $23,203
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 0.13%
Households 0.83% 0.23%
Families 0.19% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.


Monterey, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monterey 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 # 382 19th
Population Density1 # 401 15th
Diversity Index2 # 473 0th
Median Household Income # 155 67th
Per Capita Income # 135 72nd

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