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Tangipahoa, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Tangipahoa had a population of 789 as of July 1, 2016. Tangipahoa ranks in the lower 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 Tangipahoa is located at latitude 30.8758 and longitude -90.5138 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tangipahoa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tangipahoa Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Village of Tangipahoa (GNIS ID: 2407558) 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 Tangipahoa is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tangipahoa Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tangipahoa 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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Tangipahoa, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 789
Population in Households 789
Population in Familes 640
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 785
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $64,474
Average Home Value $101,687


Median Household Income $20,530
Average Household Income $27,534
Per Capita Income $10,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.97%
Households 1.08% 1.13%
Families 0.66% 0.9%
Median Household Income   -0.45%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
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.

Tangipahoa, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tangipahoa 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 # 323 32nd
Population Density1 # 192 60th
Diversity Index2 # 377 21st
Median Household Income # 468 1st
Per Capita Income # 474 0th

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