Denham Springs, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Denham Springs Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Denham Springs Content

Also See: Denham Springs, LA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Denham Springs, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Denham Springs had a population of 10,710 as of July 1, 2017. Denham Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Denham Springs is located at latitude 30.4743 and longitude -90.959 in Livingston Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Denham Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Livingston Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 43 feet.

The City of Denham Springs (GNIS ID: 2404216) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Denham Springs is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Denham Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Denham Springs: Amite Springs, Dunham Springs, Hills Springs.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Denham Springs, LA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | LA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Parish Governing Authority District 4 | Livingston Parish | Louisiana Parishes

Search the map for:

Denham Springs, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,710
Daytime Population: Workers 8,463
Daytime Population: Residents 6,087
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,550
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 10,640
Population in Familes 8,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 1,469
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $46,461
Average Household Income $59,121
Per Capita Income $23,590


Total Housing Units 4,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,649 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,604 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $166,811
Average Home Value $182,425


Total Households 4,253
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,851
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 1.09%
Households 0.85% 1.18%
Families 0.39% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Denham Springs, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denham Springs to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 56 88th
Population Density # 88 82nd
Diversity Index # 265 44th
Median Household Income # 163 66th
Per Capita Income # 171 64th

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

Louisiana Research Tools

Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Louisiana Census Data
Highest or Lowest:
Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

Puerto Rico’s Forgotten Island Vieques Needs Help

In the very early morning hours of September 20, 2017, the eyewall of Hurricane Maria passed over the tiny island of Vieques, Puerto Rico as a Category 5 hurricane, before moving westwards to mainland Puerto Rico. Maria ravaged the 60-square mile island with sustained winds of over 150 MPH and storm surges of over 12 feet, destroying homes, local businesses and causing widespread devastation.

Learn how you can help now!