Lakeshore, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakeshore, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Lakeshore Census Designated Place had a population of 2,045 as of July 1, 2016. Lakeshore 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 Lakeshore is located at latitude 32.5349 and longitude -92.0338 in Ouachita Parish. The formal boundaries for the Lakeshore Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Ouachita Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Lakeshore Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586690) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lakeshore Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District E, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ouachita Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeshore 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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Lakeshore, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,045
Population in Households 2,045
Population in Familes 1,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,399
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 863
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 503
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 371 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $96,364
Average Home Value $112,144


Median Household Income $40,418
Average Household Income $54,477
Per Capita Income $24,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.7%
Households 1.02% 0.78%
Families -0.83% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Lakeshore, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeshore 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 # 202 58th
Population Density1 # 34 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 219 53rd
Median Household Income # 216 55th
Per Capita Income # 124 74th

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