Morehouse Parish LA Information


Morehouse Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,688
Population in Households 26,920
Population in Familes 22,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 768
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 10,855
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,478
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,105 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,750 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,694 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $108,033
Average Home Value $145,070


Median Household Income $29,009
Average Household Income $42,649
Per Capita Income $16,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.43%
Households 0.0% -0.29%
Families -0.27% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Morehouse Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morehouse Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 35 47th
Population Density1 # 41 38th
Diversity Index2 # 15 77th
Median Household Income # 59 9th
Per Capita Income # 61 6th

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