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Ventress, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Ventress Census Designated Place had a population of 889 as of July 1, 2016. Ventress 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 Ventress is located at latitude 30.6789 and longitude -91.4305 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The formal boundaries for the Ventress Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Pointe Coupee Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Ventress Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586715) 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 Ventress Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pointe Coupee Parish.

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


Total Population 889
Population in Households 889
Population in Familes 711
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 439
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 259
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 (36.4%)
Median Home Value $95,913
Average Home Value $241,129


Median Household Income $50,585
Average Household Income $75,102
Per Capita Income $32,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.11%
Households 0.08% -0.05%
Families -0.06% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Ventress, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ventress 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 # 310 35th
Population Density1 # 291 39th
Diversity Index2 # 400 16th
Median Household Income # 108 77th
Per Capita Income # 28 94th

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