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New Roads, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of New Roads had a population of 4,761 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Roads is located at latitude 30.6959 and longitude -91.4538 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of New Roads (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.58 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 City of New Roads (GNIS ID: 2404366) 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 City of New Roads is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pointe Coupee Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Roads 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 New Roads: Chomin Neuf, Newroads, Saint Marys.

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New Roads, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,761
Population in Households 4,645
Population in Familes 3,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 1,039
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,011
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,237
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,171 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 839 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $157,143
Average Home Value $239,569


Median Household Income $32,373
Average Household Income $54,039
Per Capita Income $23,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.22%
Households -0.07% -0.12%
Families 0.18% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

New Roads, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Roads 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 # 115 76th
Population Density1 # 145 70th
Diversity Index2 # 129 73rd
Median Household Income # 354 26th
Per Capita Income # 169 65th

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