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Boyce, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Boyce had a population of 1,014 as of July 1, 2015. Boyce 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 Boyce is located at latitude 31.3899 and longitude -92.6704 in Rapides Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Boyce (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Rapides Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Town of Boyce (GNIS ID: 2405308) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boyce population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boyce: Cotile.

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Boyce, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,014
Population in Households 1,014
Population in Familes 862
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,206
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 402
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $87,698
Average Home Value $94,268


Median Household Income $36,895
Average Household Income $40,611
Per Capita Income $16,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.41%
Households 0.43% 0.49%
Families 0.39% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

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Boyce, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boyce to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 284 40th
Population Density1 # 45 91st
Diversity Index2 # 275 42nd
Median Household Income # 278 41st
Per Capita Income # 399 16th

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