Cheneyville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cheneyville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Cheneyville had a population of 630 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Cheneyville is located at latitude 31.011 and longitude -92.2901 in Rapides Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cheneyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rapides Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Town of Cheneyville (GNIS ID: 2406260) 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 Cheneyville is located within Parish Governing Authority District H, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rapides Parish.

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

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


Total Population 630
Population in Households 615
Population in Familes 483
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 620
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 256
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $89,000
Average Home Value $123,382


Median Household Income $24,438
Average Household Income $40,327
Per Capita Income $16,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.35%
Households 0.38% 0.54%
Families 0.51% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Cheneyville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheneyville 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 # 353 26th
Population Density1 # 226 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 218 54th
Median Household Income # 449 5th
Per Capita Income # 384 19th

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