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Larose, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Larose Census Designated Place had a population of 8,264 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Larose is located at latitude 29.5652 and longitude -90.3762 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Larose Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Larose Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403220) 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 Larose Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Larose 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 Larose: Canal Harang, La Rose.

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


Total Population 8,264
Population in Households 8,208
Population in Familes 6,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 761
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 2,989
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,209
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,348 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 641 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $129,782
Average Home Value $167,671


Median Household Income $52,266
Average Household Income $64,756
Per Capita Income $23,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.78% 1.42%
Households 2.02% 1.56%
Families 1.68% 1.43%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Larose, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Larose 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 # 73 85th
Population Density1 # 194 59th
Diversity Index2 # 220 54th
Median Household Income # 91 81st
Per Capita Income # 151 68th

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