Evangeline Parish LA Information


Evangeline Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 34,791
Population in Households 33,412
Population in Familes 27,867
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,379
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 13,253
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 9,021
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,391 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,862 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,105 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $89,461
Average Home Value $128,522


Median Household Income $32,210
Average Household Income $49,413
Per Capita Income $19,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.41%
Households 0.52% 0.51%
Families 0.27% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Evangeline Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Evangeline Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 33 50th
Population Density1 # 32 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 49 25th
Median Household Income # 52 20th
Per Capita Income # 54 17th

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