Saint Martinville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Saint Martinville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Martinville had a population of 5,838 as of July 1, 2015. Saint Martinville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Martinville is located at latitude 30.1261 and longitude -91.8315 in St. Martin Parish. 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. St. Martin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Saint Martinville (GNIS ID: 2405397) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Martinville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,838
Population in Households 5,571
Population in Familes 4,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 267
Population Density1 1,891
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,253
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,541
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,462 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 791 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $95,739
Average Home Value $117,220
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,594
Average Household Income $43,692
Per Capita Income $16,900
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.88% -0.45%
Households -0.56% -0.32%
Families 0.1% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 99 79th
Population Density1 # 59 88th
Diversity Index2 # 120 76th
Median Household Income # 380 20th
Per Capita Income # 375 21st

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