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Boyce, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Boyce is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Boyce.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rapides Parish at latitude 31.3905 and longitude -92.6693. Rapides Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Boyce (see map) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boyce: Cotile.

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Boyce, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,011
Population in Households 1,011
Population in Familes 862
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,200
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 400
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $83,571
Average Home Value $92,233


Median Household Income $44,056
Average Household Income $56,002
Per Capita Income $22,128
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.33%
Households 0.42% 0.4%
Families 0.32% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 283 40th
Population Density1 # 45 91st
Diversity Index2 # 264 44th
Median Household Income # 163 66th
Per Capita Income # 167 65th

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