The Town of Elton had a population of 1,154 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Elton is located at latitude 30.4812 and longitude -92.6976 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson Davis Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.
The Town of Elton (GNIS ID: 2406446) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,154|
|Population in Familes||975|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||577 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||366 (63.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||126 (21.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||85 (14.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,857|
|Average Home Value||$138,798|
|Median Household Income||$44,055|
|Average Household Income||$60,253|
|Per Capita Income||$23,474|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.67%|
The table below compares Elton 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.
|Total Population||# 266||44th|
|Population Density1||# 207||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 119||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 172||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 159||67th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.