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Lacombe, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Lacombe Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. Tammany Parish at latitude 30.3141 and longitude -89.9306. St. Tammany Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal official name is the Lacombe Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lacombe, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Lacombe indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Lacombe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.45 sq. miles and a water area of 1.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lacombe: Bayou Lacomb, Lacomb.

Lacombe Census Designated Place, LA Boundary Map


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Lacombe, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,982
Population in Households 8,889
Population in Familes 7,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 340
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 3,490
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,463
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,955 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 535 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 402 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $147,774
Average Home Value $169,856


Median Household Income $42,270
Average Household Income $60,434
Per Capita Income $23,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 0.85%
Households 1.07% 0.98%
Families 0.69% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.


Lacombe, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lacombe to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 68 86th
Population Density1 # 322 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 107 78th
Median Household Income # 186 61st
Per Capita Income # 120 75th

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