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Norco, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Norco Census Designated Place had a population of 3,087 as of July 1, 2016. Norco 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 Norco is located at latitude 29.9983 and longitude -90.4045 in St. Charles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Norco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. St. Charles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Norco Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403339) 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 Norco Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Charles Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Norco 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 Norco: Norco-Goodhope.

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


Total Population 3,087
Population in Households 3,087
Population in Familes 2,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 897
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 1,195
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 832
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 923 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $166,708
Average Home Value $169,772


Median Household Income $55,766
Average Household Income $68,216
Per Capita Income $26,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.27%
Households 0.18% 0.35%
Families 0.15% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Norco, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norco 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 # 160 66th
Population Density1 # 168 65th
Diversity Index2 # 389 18th
Median Household Income # 58 88th
Per Capita Income # 89 81st

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