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Tallulah, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Tallulah is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Madison Parish at latitude 32.4067 and longitude -91.1917. Madison Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tallulah 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 Tallulah (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tallulah: Tallula.

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Tallulah, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,335
Population in Households 6,804
Population in Familes 5,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 531
Population Density1 2,634
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 2,587
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,729
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,376 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,211 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 376 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $80,090
Average Home Value $113,865


Median Household Income $22,817
Average Household Income $36,640
Per Capita Income $13,457
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.33%
Households 0.25% -0.2%
Families -0.05% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.


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, 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 # 83 83rd
Population Density1 # 27 95th
Diversity Index2 # 291 38th
Median Household Income # 456 4th
Per Capita Income # 460 3rd

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