Baldwin, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Baldwin, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Baldwin had a population of 2,394 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Baldwin is located at latitude 29.8413 and longitude -91.5549 in St. Mary Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Baldwin (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Mary Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Baldwin (GNIS ID: 2405202) 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 Baldwin is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baldwin 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 Baldwin: La Teche.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,394
Population in Households 2,374
Population in Familes 2,023
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 744
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 889
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 624
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 690 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $55,851
Average Home Value $78,333
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,723
Average Household Income $44,764
Per Capita Income $16,820
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.35%
Households 0.04% -0.16%
Families -0.48% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Baldwin, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baldwin 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 # 181 62nd
Population Density1 # 200 58th
Diversity Index2 # 195 59th
Median Household Income # 379 20th
Per Capita Income # 407 14th

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