Choctaw, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Choctaw, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Choctaw Census Designated Place had a population of 889 as of July 1, 2016. Choctaw 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 Choctaw is located at latitude 29.8457 and longitude -90.7234 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Choctaw Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.32 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 Choctaw Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583533) 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 Choctaw Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 889
Population in Households 885
Population in Familes 749
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $111,538
Average Home Value $170,050
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,647
Average Household Income $57,752
Per Capita Income $24,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.34%
Households 0.45% 0.54%
Families -0.12% 0.38%
Median Household Income   -0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Choctaw, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Choctaw 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 # 308 35th
Population Density1 # 414 13th
Diversity Index2 # 462 3rd
Median Household Income # 243 49th
Per Capita Income # 148 69th

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