Elmwood, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elmwood, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Elmwood Census Designated Place had a population of 5,129 as of July 1, 2017. Elmwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Elmwood is located at latitude 29.954 and longitude -90.1874 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Elmwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Elmwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402451) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Elmwood Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elmwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Elmwood, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,129
Population in Households 5,114
Population in Familes 2,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 1,360
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,995
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 999
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (13.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,557 (75.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $184,848
Average Home Value $225,171
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,075
Average Household Income $79,335
Per Capita Income $46,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.41% 0.99%
Households 1.35% 0.99%
Families 0.9% 0.55%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   3.0%
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.

Elmwood, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmwood to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 108 77th
Population Density1 # 98 80th
Diversity Index2 # 27 95th
Median Household Income # 34 93rd
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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