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Sorrel, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Sorrel Census Designated Place had a population of 788 as of July 1, 2016. Sorrel ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Sorrel is located at latitude 29.8884 and longitude -91.6266 in St. Mary Parish. The formal boundaries for the Sorrel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. St. Mary Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Sorrel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586710) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Sorrel Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sorrel 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 Sorrel: Cypre Mort, Cypremort, Cypre-Mort, Cypre-Mort Station, Garrel, Sorel, Sorrell, Sorrell Station, Sorrells.

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


Total Population 788
Population in Households 788
Population in Familes 701
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 372
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $77,989
Average Home Value $109,549


Median Household Income $41,820
Average Household Income $60,780
Per Capita Income $21,135
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.18%
Households 0.78% 0.29%
Families 0.15% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Sorrel, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sorrel 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 # 324 32nd
Population Density1 # 313 34th
Diversity Index2 # 84 82nd
Median Household Income # 197 59th
Per Capita Income # 251 47th

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