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Wilson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Wilson had a population of 621 as of July 1, 2015. Wilson 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 Wilson is located at latitude 30.9256 and longitude -91.1053 in East Feliciana Parish. 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. East Feliciana Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The Village of Wilson (GNIS ID: 2407571) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilson 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 Wilson: Wilson Station, Wilsons Landing.

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


Total Population 621
Population in Households 621
Population in Familes 511
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 229
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 157
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $94,928
Average Home Value $119,318


Median Household Income $48,382
Average Household Income $55,276
Per Capita Income $22,892
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.57%
Households 0.99% 0.75%
Families -0.12% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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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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, 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 # 355 25th
Population Density1 # 368 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 150 68th
Median Household Income # 132 72nd
Per Capita Income # 151 68th

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