Jefferson Davis Parish LA Information


Jefferson Davis Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,526
Population in Households 31,959
Population in Familes 26,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 567
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 12,147
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 8,504
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,677 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,470 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,809 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $96,869
Average Home Value $129,907


Median Household Income $40,919
Average Household Income $59,246
Per Capita Income $22,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.68%
Households 0.5% 0.71%
Families 0.27% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.


Jefferson Davis Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson Davis 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 # 34 48th
Population Density1 # 34 48th
Diversity Index2 # 56 14th
Median Household Income # 30 55th
Per Capita Income # 30 55th

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