Leonville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leonville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Leonville had a population of 1,128 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Leonville is located at latitude 30.4619 and longitude -91.9835 in St. Landry Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. St. Landry Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Leonville (GNIS ID: 2406006) 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 Leonville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Landry Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leonville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,128
Population in Households 1,128
Population in Familes 971
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 414
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 414
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 302
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $95,779
Average Home Value $114,577


Median Household Income $35,865
Average Household Income $52,340
Per Capita Income $19,155
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.53%
Households 0.84% 0.62%
Families 0.6% 0.46%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Leonville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leonville 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 # 270 43rd
Population Density1 # 298 37th
Diversity Index2 # 199 58th
Median Household Income # 298 37th
Per Capita Income # 337 29th

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