Leonville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leonville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Leonville had a population of 1,063 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Leonville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,063
Daytime Population: Workers 196
Daytime Population: Residents 755
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 951
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,062
Population in Familes 913
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 390
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $33,701
Average Household Income $49,778
Per Capita Income $18,208


Total Housing Units 446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $100,463
Average Home Value $117,605


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 283
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.27% -0.21%
Households -0.14% -0.15%
Families -0.38% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2017 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 # 275 42nd
Population Density # 307 35th
Diversity Index # 199 58th
Median Household Income # 344 28th
Per Capita Income # 382 20th

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