Ossun, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ossun, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Ossun Census Designated Place had a population of 2,418 as of July 1, 2017. Ossun ranks in the upper 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 Ossun is located at latitude 30.2834 and longitude -92.107 in Lafayette Parish. The formal boundaries for the Ossun Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lafayette Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Ossun Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583543) 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 Ossun Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District B, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ossun 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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Ossun, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,418
Daytime Population: Workers 159
Daytime Population: Residents 1,556
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,715
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 2,417
Population in Familes 2,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 712
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,936
Average Household Income $51,739
Per Capita Income $17,848

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $122,674
Average Home Value $177,865
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 844
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 619
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.67% 1.35%
Households 1.91% 1.43%
Families 1.49% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Ossun, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ossun 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 # 179 62nd
Population Density # 205 57th
Diversity Index # 74 85th
Median Household Income # 266 44th
Per Capita Income # 398 16th

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