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Wilson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Wilson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in East Feliciana Parish at latitude 30.9256 and longitude -91.1053. East Feliciana Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Wilson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wilson, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wilson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Wilson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilson: Wilson Station, Wilsons Landing.

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


Total Population 616
Population in Households 616
Population in Familes 508
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 227
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 237
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $118,229
Average Home Value $150,286


Median Household Income $43,263
Average Household Income $57,172
Per Capita Income $23,670
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.82% -0.13%
Households 1.12% 0.08%
Families -0.3% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.


Wilson, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 355 25th
Population Density1 # 369 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 148 69th
Median Household Income # 170 64th
Per Capita Income # 116 76th

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