Chackbay, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Chackbay, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Chackbay Census Designated Place had a population of 5,429 as of July 1, 2015. Chackbay ranks in the lower 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 Chackbay is located at latitude 29.8585 and longitude -90.807 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Chackbay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Chackbay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402758) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chackbay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chackbay: Chackbaie, Chackbe, Chackby, Chagbay, Chagby, Chegbey, Chegby, Chicbay, Chockbay.

Chackbay Census Designated Place, LA Boundary Map

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Chackbay, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,429
Population in Households 5,429
Population in Familes 4,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 190
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,944
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,536
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,699 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $190,762
Average Home Value $210,660
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,062
Average Household Income $65,770
Per Capita Income $23,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.9%
Households 1.03% 0.94%
Families 1.05% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

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Chackbay, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chackbay to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 103 78th
Population Density1 # 387 18th
Diversity Index2 # 438 8th
Median Household Income # 58 88th
Per Capita Income # 130 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.