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Denham Springs, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Denham Springs is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Livingston Parish at latitude 30.4743 and longitude -90.959. Livingston Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 43 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Denham Springs, but most people and references simply refer to it as Denham Springs, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Denham Springs indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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, 2014)


Total Population 10,532
Population in Households 10,467
Population in Familes 8,494
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 1,444
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 4,172
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,815
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,653 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,519 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $165,658
Average Home Value $188,584


Median Household Income $52,491
Average Household Income $61,139
Per Capita Income $24,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.72% 1.09%
Households 1.0% 1.16%
Families 0.36% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.


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, 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 # 53 89th
Population Density1 # 91 81st
Diversity Index2 # 279 41st
Median Household Income # 71 85th
Per Capita Income # 101 79th

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