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Bayou Goula, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Bayou Goula is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Bayou Goula Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Iberville Parish at latitude 30.2099 and longitude -91.169. Iberville Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Bayou Goula Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bayou Goula: Bayogoula, Khorassin.

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


Total Population 660
Population in Households 660
Population in Familes 571
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 270
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 218
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $67,273
Average Home Value $126,136


Median Household Income $36,528
Average Household Income $51,852
Per Capita Income $18,345
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.79% 1.24%
Households 1.93% 1.43%
Families -0.45% 1.25%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Bayou Goula, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayou Goula 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 # 347 27th
Population Density1 # 347 27th
Diversity Index2 # 349 26th
Median Household Income # 274 42nd
Per Capita Income # 335 29th

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