Jackson Parish LA Information


Jackson Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,617
Population in Households 15,579
Population in Familes 13,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,038
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 6,437
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,424
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,466 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,971 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,509 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $92,947
Average Home Value $130,240


Median Household Income $37,306
Average Household Income $50,111
Per Capita Income $19,910
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.35%
Households 0.44% 0.43%
Families 0.2% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.


Jackson Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 51 22nd
Population Density1 # 51 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 52 20th
Median Household Income # 41 38th
Per Capita Income # 45 31st

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