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Slaughter, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Slaughter had a population of 1,022 as of July 1, 2016. Slaughter ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Slaughter is located at latitude 30.7276 and longitude -91.1361 in East Feliciana Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Slaughter (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. East Feliciana Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Town of Slaughter (GNIS ID: 2407349) 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 Slaughter is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1B, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Feliciana Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Slaughter 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 Slaughter: Belzoro, Burnsville.

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


Total Population 1,022
Population in Households 1,019
Population in Familes 855
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 186
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 275
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $154,508
Average Home Value $173,382


Median Household Income $54,370
Average Household Income $63,062
Per Capita Income $24,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.18%
Households 0.63% 0.36%
Families -0.23% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Slaughter, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Slaughter 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 # 286 40th
Population Density1 # 391 18th
Diversity Index2 # 329 31st
Median Household Income # 70 85th
Per Capita Income # 116 76th

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