Denham Springs, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Denham Springs, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Denham Springs had a population of 10,684 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

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

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Denham Springs, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,684
Population in Households 10,618
Population in Familes 8,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 1,465
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 4,237
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,865
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,680 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,558 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $173,121
Average Home Value $196,957


Median Household Income $54,140
Average Household Income $63,056
Per Capita Income $24,921
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.22%
Households 1.1% 1.27%
Families 0.63% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

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Denham Springs, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denham Springs to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 53 89th
Population Density1 # 90 81st
Diversity Index2 # 264 44th
Median Household Income # 74 85th
Per Capita Income # 95 80th

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