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Montpelier, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Montpelier had a population of 279 as of July 1, 2016. Montpelier ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Montpelier is located at latitude 30.6852 and longitude -90.6566 in St. Helena Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Montpelier (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Helena Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Village of Montpelier (GNIS ID: 2407504) 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 Village of Montpelier is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Helena Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montpelier 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 Montpelier: Mont Pelier.

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


Total Population 279
Population in Households 277
Population in Familes 231
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $121,154
Average Home Value $145,619


Median Household Income $35,314
Average Household Income $50,747
Per Capita Income $19,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.29%
Households 0.85% 0.51%
Families 1.46% 0.25%
Median Household Income   -1.88%
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.

Montpelier, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montpelier 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 # 423 11th
Population Density1 # 407 14th
Diversity Index2 # 78 84th
Median Household Income # 316 34th
Per Capita Income # 327 31st

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