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Lacassine, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Lacassine Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jefferson Davis Parish at latitude 30.2331 and longitude -92.9208. Jefferson Davis Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal official name is the Lacassine Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lacassine, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Lacassine indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Lacassine Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lacassine: Lakassine, Rice.

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


Total Population 519
Population in Households 519
Population in Familes 456
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 297
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $130,732


Median Household Income $49,281
Average Household Income $59,303
Per Capita Income $21,872
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.86% 1.28%
Households 2.1% 1.34%
Families 2.42% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.


Lacassine, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lacassine 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 # 371 22nd
Population Density1 # 336 29th
Diversity Index2 # 383 19th
Median Household Income # 116 76th
Per Capita Income # 179 62nd

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