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Jeanerette, Louisiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Jeanerette had a population of 5,348 as of July 1, 2016. Jeanerette ranks in the upper 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 Jeanerette is located at latitude 29.9152 and longitude -91.6763 in Iberia Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Jeanerette (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Iberia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Jeanerette (GNIS ID: 2404794) 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 City of Jeanerette is located within Parish Governing Authority District 12, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iberia Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jeanerette 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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Jeanerette, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,348
Population in Households 5,348
Population in Familes 4,496
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,336
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,936
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 1,338
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,218 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 718 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $68,990
Average Home Value $94,073


Median Household Income $28,946
Average Household Income $44,056
Per Capita Income $15,901
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.28%
Households -0.36% -0.18%
Families -0.56% -0.33%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Jeanerette, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jeanerette 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 # 106 78th
Population Density1 # 39 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 204 57th
Median Household Income # 403 15th
Per Capita Income # 432 9th

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