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Fordoche, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fordoche had a population of 1,046 as of July 1, 2016. Fordoche ranks in the lower 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 Fordoche is located at latitude 30.594 and longitude -91.6179 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fordoche (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pointe Coupee Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Fordoche (GNIS ID: 2406504) 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 Town of Fordoche is located within Parish Governing Authority District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pointe Coupee Parish.

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


Total Population 1,046
Population in Households 1,046
Population in Familes 907
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 430
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 315
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 360 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $117,978
Average Home Value $129,028


Median Household Income $46,688
Average Household Income $59,223
Per Capita Income $23,243
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.93% 1.39%
Households 2.03% 1.51%
Families 1.9% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Fordoche, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fordoche 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 # 280 41st
Population Density1 # 294 38th
Diversity Index2 # 381 20th
Median Household Income # 151 68th
Per Capita Income # 167 65th

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