The City of Natchitoches had a population of 18,426 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Natchitoches is located at latitude 31.7348 and longitude -93.1009 in Natchitoches Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Natchitoches (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.7 sq. miles and a water area of 3.69 sq. miles. Natchitoches Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.
The City of Natchitoches (GNIS ID: 2404352) 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 Natchitoches population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Natchitoches: Nachitoches.
|Population in Households||16,267|
|Population in Familes||11,829|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,159|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,210 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,871 (35.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,297 (52.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,042 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$147,025|
|Average Home Value||$175,235|
|Median Household Income||$25,552|
|Average Household Income||$43,950|
|Per Capita Income||$18,420|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.5%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
The table below compares Natchitoches 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.
|Total Population||# 26||95th|
|Population Density1||# 187||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 126||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 437||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 364||23rd|
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