Empire is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Empire Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Plaquemines Parish at latitude 29.3877 and longitude -89.5973. Plaquemines Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Empire Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 2.4 sq. miles.Photos of the local Empire, LA area
Also See: Empire, LA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||1,122|
|Population in Familes||901|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||577 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||387 (67.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||63 (10.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||127 (22.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$55,526|
|Average Home Value||$94,121|
|Median Household Income||$44,718|
|Average Household Income||$56,264|
|Per Capita Income||$22,566|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.54%|
|Per Capita Income||1.84%|
The table below compares Empire 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.
|Total Population||# 264||44th|
|Population Density1||# 374||21st|
|Diversity Index2||# 87||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 157||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 154||68th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.