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Monterey, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Monterey Census Designated Place had a population of 457 as of July 1, 2015. Monterey 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 Monterey is located at latitude 31.4443 and longitude -91.7187 in Concordia Parish. 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. Concordia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Monterey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586696) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monterey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monterey: Monterey Landing.

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Monterey, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 457
Population in Households 457
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $98,370
Average Home Value $156,623


Median Household Income $43,471
Average Household Income $56,116
Per Capita Income $22,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.69%
Households 1.0% 0.67%
Families 0.6% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 383 19th
Population Density1 # 400 16th
Diversity Index2 # 473 0th
Median Household Income # 186 61st
Per Capita Income # 168 65th

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