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Saint Martinville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Martinville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Martin Parish at latitude 30.1261 and longitude -91.8315. St. Martin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Saint Martinville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Saint Martinville, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Saint Martinville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Martinville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Martinville: Le Poste Des Attakapas, Petit Paris, Saint Martinsville.

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Saint Martinville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,867
Population in Households 5,600
Population in Familes 4,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 267
Population Density1 1,900
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,258
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,545
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,472 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 786 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $85,320
Average Home Value $104,721


Median Household Income $31,799
Average Household Income $43,575
Per Capita Income $16,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.97% -0.59%
Households -0.64% -0.46%
Families 0.18% -0.66%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.


Saint Martinville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Martinville 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 98 79th
Population Density1 # 59 88th
Diversity Index2 # 105 78th
Median Household Income # 352 26th
Per Capita Income # 387 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.