Tallulah, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Tallulah, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Tallulah had a population of 7,298 as of July 1, 2015. Tallulah 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 Tallulah is located at latitude 32.4067 and longitude -91.1917 in Madison Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Tallulah (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

The City of Tallulah 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 Tallulah 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 Tallulah: Tallula.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,298
Population in Households 6,768
Population in Familes 5,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 530
Population Density1 2,621
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,575
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,723
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,363 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,212 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 388 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $76,223
Average Home Value $95,161
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $23,613
Average Household Income $35,173
Per Capita Income $12,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.29%
Households 0.11% -0.16%
Families -0.11% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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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Tallulah, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tallulah 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 # 84 82nd
Population Density1 # 26 95th
Diversity Index2 # 289 39th
Median Household Income # 454 4th
Per Capita Income # 465 2nd

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