Baskin, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Baskin, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Baskin had a population of 259 as of July 1, 2016. Baskin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Baskin is located at latitude 32.2591 and longitude -91.7473 in Franklin Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Baskin (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Village of Baskin (GNIS ID: 2407415) 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 Baskin is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baskin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 259
Population in Households 257
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 194
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $95,833
Average Home Value $125,893


Median Household Income $43,005
Average Household Income $66,215
Per Capita Income $26,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.31%
Households 0.47% 0.57%
Families 1.38% 0.27%
Median Household Income   3.79%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Baskin, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baskin 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 # 431 9th
Population Density1 # 387 19th
Diversity Index2 # 410 14th
Median Household Income # 182 62nd
Per Capita Income # 85 82nd

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