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Paulina, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Paulina is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Paulina Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. James Parish at latitude 30.0263 and longitude -90.7132. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Paulina Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.69 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Paulina: Long View.

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


Total Population 1,217
Population in Households 1,217
Population in Familes 1,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 264
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 338
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $146,667
Average Home Value $225,941


Median Household Income $60,951
Average Household Income $82,821
Per Capita Income $30,438
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 0.5%
Households 1.05% 0.63%
Families 0.35% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
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.


Paulina, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paulina 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 # 255 46th
Population Density1 # 349 26th
Diversity Index2 # 363 23rd
Median Household Income # 34 93rd
Per Capita Income # 32 93rd

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