Harvey is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Harvey Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jefferson Parish at latitude 29.9035 and longitude -90.0773. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Harvey Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Harvey: Cosmopolite City.Photos of the local Harvey, LA area
Also See: Harvey, LA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||20,447|
|Population in Familes||16,439|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||179|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,978 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,367 (48.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,331 (37.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,279 (14.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$130,963|
|Average Home Value||$144,470|
|Median Household Income||$41,691|
|Average Household Income||$54,902|
|Per Capita Income||$20,518|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.72%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
The table below compares Harvey 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.
|Total Population||# 20||96th|
|Population Density1||# 16||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 4||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 195||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 232||51st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.