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Coushatta, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Coushatta had a population of 1,775 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Coushatta is located at latitude 32.0258 and longitude -93.3406 in Red River Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Coushatta (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Red River Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.

The Town of Coushatta (GNIS ID: 2406325) 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 Coushatta is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Red River Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coushatta 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 Coushatta: Coushatta Chite.

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


Total Population 1,775
Population in Households 1,629
Population in Familes 1,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density1 532
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 404
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $87,879
Average Home Value $123,125


Median Household Income $25,410
Average Household Income $42,846
Per Capita Income $15,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.61% -1.18%
Households -1.5% -1.1%
Families -1.81% -1.27%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Coushatta, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coushatta 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 # 220 54th
Population Density1 # 257 46th
Diversity Index2 # 188 61st
Median Household Income # 439 8th
Per Capita Income # 430 9th

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