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Chataignier, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Chataignier had a population of 366 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Chataignier is located at latitude 30.5696 and longitude -92.3168 in Evangeline Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Chataignier (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Evangeline Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Village of Chataignier (GNIS ID: 2407429) 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 Village of Chataignier is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Evangeline Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chataignier population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chataignier: Chattaignier.

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Chataignier, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 366
Population in Households 366
Population in Familes 315
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 583
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $90,476
Average Home Value $112,277


Median Household Income $30,591
Average Household Income $46,145
Per Capita Income $17,824
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.11%
Households 0.19% 0.13%
Families -0.13% 0.18%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Chataignier, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chataignier to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 399 16th
Population Density1 # 240 50th
Diversity Index2 # 218 54th
Median Household Income # 386 19th
Per Capita Income # 399 16th

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