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Lacombe, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Lacombe Census Designated Place had a population of 9,272 as of July 1, 2016. Lacombe 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 Lacombe is located at latitude 30.3141 and longitude -89.9306 in St. Tammany Parish. 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. St. Tammany Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Lacombe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403181) 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 Lacombe Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Tammany Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lacombe 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 Lacombe: Bayou Lacomb, Lacomb.

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


Total Population 9,272
Population in Households 9,179
Population in Familes 7,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 351
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 3,588
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,005 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 583 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $187,828
Average Home Value $208,738


Median Household Income $46,015
Average Household Income $66,284
Per Capita Income $25,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.15%
Households 1.17% 1.22%
Families 0.86% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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 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 # 65 86th
Population Density1 # 323 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 100 79th
Median Household Income # 159 67th
Per Capita Income # 101 79th

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