Lake Arthur, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lake Arthur, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Arthur had a population of 2,785 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Arthur ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Arthur is located at latitude 30.08 and longitude -92.6774 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Arthur (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.57 sq. miles. Jefferson Davis Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Lake Arthur (GNIS ID: 2405969) 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 Lake Arthur is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Davis Parish.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,785
Population in Households 2,785
Population in Familes 2,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,502
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,117
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 721
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 722 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 394 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $68,984
Average Home Value $90,677
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,671
Average Household Income $48,411
Per Capita Income $19,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.52%
Households 0.32% 0.55%
Families 0.43% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Lake Arthur, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Arthur 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 # 168 65th
Population Density1 # 87 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 390 18th
Median Household Income # 345 27th
Per Capita Income # 336 29th

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