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Calhoun, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Calhoun Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Ouachita Parish at latitude 32.5153 and longitude -92.3539. Ouachita Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 177 feet.

The formal official name is the Calhoun Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Calhoun, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Calhoun indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Calhoun Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 694
Population in Households 694
Population in Familes 617
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 294
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $107,000
Average Home Value $162,437


Median Household Income $54,954
Average Household Income $70,382
Per Capita Income $24,822
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.57%
Households 0.59% 0.64%
Families 0.5% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.


Calhoun, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 338 29th
Population Density1 # 337 29th
Diversity Index2 # 424 11th
Median Household Income # 56 88th
Per Capita Income # 87 82nd

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