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Wallace, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Wallace Census Designated Place had a population of 689 as of July 1, 2016. Wallace ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wallace is located at latitude 30.0246 and longitude -90.659 in St. John the Baptist Parish. The formal boundaries for the Wallace Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.46 sq. miles and a water area of 1.25 sq. miles. St. John the Baptist Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Wallace Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402980) 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 Wallace Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. John the Baptist Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wallace 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 Wallace: Willow Grove.

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


Total Population 689
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $84,195
Average Home Value $93,135


Median Household Income $45,273
Average Household Income $56,954
Per Capita Income $21,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.09%
Households 0.74% 0.24%
Families -0.35% 0.11%
Median Household Income   -0.61%
Per Capita Income   0.66%
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.

Wallace, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wallace 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 # 345 27th
Population Density1 # 432 9th
Diversity Index2 # 247 48th
Median Household Income # 164 66th
Per Capita Income # 222 53rd

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