Welcome is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Welcome Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. James Parish at latitude 30.0594 and longitude -90.8684. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Welcome Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Welcome: Bon Secour, Bon Secours, Welcome Plantation.Photos of the local Welcome, LA area
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|Population in Households||855|
|Population in Familes||779|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||19|
|Average Household Size||3.02|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||317 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||213 (67.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||70 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||34 (10.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$127,273|
|Average Home Value||$316,472|
|Median Household Income||$32,340|
|Average Household Income||$40,654|
|Per Capita Income||$13,599|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.31%|
|Per Capita Income||1.09%|
The table below compares Welcome 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.
|Total Population||# 310||35th|
|Population Density1||# 385||19th|
|Diversity Index2||# 438||8th|
|Median Household Income||# 346||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 458||3rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.