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French Settlement, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of French Settlement had a population of 1,215 as of July 1, 2016. French Settlement ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for French Settlement is located at latitude 30.3319 and longitude -90.8143 in Livingston Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of French Settlement (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Livingston Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Village of French Settlement (GNIS ID: 2407460) 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 Village of French Settlement is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with French Settlement 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 French Settlement: La Cote Francaise, Londell, Vausers Landing.

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


Total Population 1,215
Population in Households 1,215
Population in Familes 1,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 446
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 460
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 322
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 377 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $159,615
Average Home Value $169,681


Median Household Income $53,190
Average Household Income $78,544
Per Capita Income $30,679
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 1.53%
Households 1.62% 1.64%
Families 0.77% 1.51%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

French Settlement, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares French Settlement 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 # 259 46th
Population Density1 # 290 39th
Diversity Index2 # 460 3rd
Median Household Income # 80 83rd
Per Capita Income # 40 92nd

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