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Grand Coteau, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Grand Coteau had a population of 975 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Coteau is located at latitude 30.4202 and longitude -92.0438 in St. Landry Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grand Coteau (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Landry Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Town of Grand Coteau (GNIS ID: 2406598) 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 Town of Grand Coteau is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Landry Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Coteau 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 Grand Coteau: Sunset Station.

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


Total Population 975
Population in Households 964
Population in Familes 815
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 403
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 376
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 259
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $110,417
Average Home Value $170,938


Median Household Income $35,974
Average Household Income $67,824
Per Capita Income $25,475
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.51%
Households 0.65% 0.63%
Families 1.71% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.56%
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.

Grand Coteau, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Coteau 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 # 292 39th
Population Density1 # 304 36th
Diversity Index2 # 146 69th
Median Household Income # 296 38th
Per Capita Income # 107 78th

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