Bastrop, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bastrop, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bastrop had a population of 10,839 as of July 1, 2015. Bastrop 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 Bastrop is located at latitude 32.775 and longitude -91.9058 in Morehouse Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Bastrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morehouse Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The City of Bastrop (GNIS ID: 2403818) 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 Bastrop population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Bastrop, LA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 10,839
Population in Households 10,507
Population in Familes 8,580
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density1 1,218
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,106
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,708
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,072 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,034 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $69,063
Average Home Value $96,546
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $24,185
Average Household Income $35,248
Per Capita Income $13,720
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.9% -0.77%
Households -0.79% -0.67%
Families -1.19% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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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Bastrop, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bastrop 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 # 52 89th
Population Density1 # 117 75th
Diversity Index2 # 247 48th
Median Household Income # 451 5th
Per Capita Income # 455 4th

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