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Montgomery, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Montgomery is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant Parish at latitude 31.667 and longitude -92.8875. Grant Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Montgomery 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 Town of Montgomery (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montgomery: Bon Dieu Falls, Buffalo Crossing, Creola, Creola Bluff, Machen, Montgomery Landing.

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


Total Population 739
Population in Households 739
Population in Familes 597
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 358
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $76,948
Average Home Value $107,794


Median Household Income $35,740
Average Household Income $45,104
Per Capita Income $18,935
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.11%
Households 0.53% 0.13%
Families 0.24% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.


Montgomery, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montgomery 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 # 331 30th
Population Density1 # 316 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 371 22nd
Median Household Income # 300 37th
Per Capita Income # 310 35th

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