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Urania, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Urania had a population of 1,300 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Urania is located at latitude 31.8634 and longitude -92.291 in La Salle Parish Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Urania (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. La Salle Parish Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Town of Urania (GNIS ID: 2406781) 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 Urania is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of La Salle Parish Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Urania population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Urania: Prestridge Spur.


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Urania, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,300
Population in Households 868
Population in Familes 754
Population in Group Qrtrs 432
Population Density1 948
Diversity Index2 43
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 269
Average Household Size 3.23
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $53,676
Average Home Value $70,183
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,557
Average Household Income $52,913
Per Capita Income $16,435
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.11%
Households -0.18% -0.15%
Families -0.47% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Urania, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Urania 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 # 249 48th
Population Density1 # 164 66th
Diversity Index2 # 273 43rd
Median Household Income # 233 51st
Per Capita Income # 418 12th

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