Woodmere, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Woodmere, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Woodmere Census Designated Place had a population of 11,627 as of July 1, 2016. Woodmere ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Woodmere is located at latitude 29.8387 and longitude -90.0774 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Woodmere Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Woodmere Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403041) 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 Woodmere Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

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


Total Population 11,627
Population in Households 11,626
Population in Familes 10,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,184
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 3,549
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 2,978
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,815 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 735 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $157,116
Average Home Value $151,777


Median Household Income $54,079
Average Household Income $65,710
Per Capita Income $20,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.23%
Households -0.35% -0.1%
Families -0.47% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Woodmere, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodmere 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 # 49 90th
Population Density1 # 16 97th
Diversity Index2 # 275 42nd
Median Household Income # 72 85th
Per Capita Income # 292 39th

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