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 5,960 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

The City of Saint Martinville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Martin Parish.

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, 2016.

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, 2016)


Total Population 5,960
Population in Households 5,693
Population in Familes 4,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 267
Population Density1 1,930
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,242
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,529
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,430 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 812 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $84,392
Average Home Value $106,666


Median Household Income $30,669
Average Household Income $45,228
Per Capita Income $17,799
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.06%
Households -0.55% -0.13%
Families -0.04% -0.32%
Median Household Income   -0.62%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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 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 # 98 80th
Population Density1 # 58 88th
Diversity Index2 # 120 75th
Median Household Income # 380 20th
Per Capita Income # 377 21st

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