Logansport, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Logansport, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Logansport had a population of 1,587 as of July 1, 2016. Logansport ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Logansport is located at latitude 31.9758 and longitude -93.9934 in De Soto Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Logansport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. De Soto Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Town of Logansport (GNIS ID: 2406038) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Logansport is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1B, a minor civil division (MCD) of De Soto Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Logansport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Logansport: Logans Ferry, Waterloo.

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Logansport, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,587
Population in Households 1,587
Population in Familes 1,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 486
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 662
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 250 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $75,758
Average Home Value $107,342


Median Household Income $39,856
Average Household Income $53,430
Per Capita Income $22,052
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.35%
Households 0.44% 0.42%
Families 0.31% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Logansport, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Logansport to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 228 52nd
Population Density1 # 276 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 95 80th
Median Household Income # 227 52nd
Per Capita Income # 212 55th

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