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Natchez, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Natchez had a population of 659 as of July 1, 2016. Natchez ranks in the upper 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 Natchez is located at latitude 31.6741 and longitude -93.0455 in Natchitoches Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Natchez (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Natchitoches Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Village of Natchez (GNIS ID: 2407510) 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 Natchez is located within Parish Governing Authority District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Natchitoches Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Natchez population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 659
Population in Households 659
Population in Familes 556
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 638
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 261
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $106,667
Average Home Value $187,895


Median Household Income $36,514
Average Household Income $56,302
Per Capita Income $21,538
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.59% 0.95%
Households 1.69% 0.98%
Families 2.77% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Natchez, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Natchez 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 # 350 26th
Population Density1 # 223 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 39 92nd
Median Household Income # 293 38th
Per Capita Income # 232 51st

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