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Eros, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Eros had a population of 153 as of July 1, 2016. Eros ranks in the lower 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 Eros is located at latitude 32.3926 and longitude -92.4239 in Jackson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Eros (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Town of Eros (GNIS ID: 2406458) 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 Town of Eros is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson Parish.

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


Total Population 153
Population in Households 153
Population in Familes 126
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $79,545
Average Home Value $101,818


Median Household Income $33,065
Average Household Income $48,133
Per Capita Income $20,814
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.73% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Eros, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eros 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 # 457 4th
Population Density1 # 406 15th
Diversity Index2 # 304 36th
Median Household Income # 340 28th
Per Capita Income # 263 45th

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