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Cut Off, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Cut Off Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lafourche Parish at latitude 29.5163 and longitude -90.3297. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal official name is the Cut Off Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cut Off, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Cut Off indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Cut Off Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cut Off: Cutoff, Cut-Off.

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Cut Off, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,110
Population in Households 6,067
Population in Familes 5,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 417
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 2,231
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,681
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,782 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $151,762
Average Home Value $159,868


Median Household Income $55,600
Average Household Income $69,704
Per Capita Income $25,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.33%
Households 0.76% 0.41%
Families 0.77% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.


Cut Off, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cut Off to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 97 80th
Population Density1 # 296 38th
Diversity Index2 # 262 45th
Median Household Income # 51 89th
Per Capita Income # 81 83rd

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