Raceland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Raceland Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lafourche Parish at latitude 29.7274 and longitude -90.599. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Raceland Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 21.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.Photos of the local Raceland, LA area
Also See: Raceland, LA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||10,258|
|Population in Familes||8,676|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||103|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,187 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,897 (69.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||979 (23.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||311 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,733|
|Average Home Value||$151,779|
|Median Household Income||$44,946|
|Average Household Income||$59,209|
|Per Capita Income||$22,105|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.88%|
|Per Capita Income||2.29%|
The table below compares Raceland 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.
|Total Population||# 55||89th|
|Population Density1||# 276||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 173||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 154||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 168||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.