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Folsom, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Folsom had a population of 756 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Folsom is located at latitude 30.6324 and longitude -90.1961 in St. Tammany Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Folsom (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Tammany Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Village of Folsom (GNIS ID: 2407456) 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 Village of Folsom is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Tammany Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Folsom population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 756
Population in Households 756
Population in Familes 637
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 460
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 219
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $203,571
Average Home Value $252,470


Median Household Income $51,386
Average Household Income $67,083
Per Capita Income $26,095
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 1.11%
Households 1.02% 1.2%
Families 1.38% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Folsom, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Folsom 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 # 331 30th
Population Density1 # 283 41st
Diversity Index2 # 252 47th
Median Household Income # 97 80th
Per Capita Income # 94 80th

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