Tickfaw, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tickfaw, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Tickfaw had a population of 755 as of July 1, 2016. Tickfaw 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 Tickfaw is located at latitude 30.5771 and longitude -90.4872 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tickfaw (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tangipahoa Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Village of Tickfaw (GNIS ID: 2407561) 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 Tickfaw is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tangipahoa Parish.

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


Total Population 755
Population in Households 734
Population in Familes 588
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 191
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $100,758
Average Home Value $148,895


Median Household Income $36,794
Average Household Income $48,726
Per Capita Income $19,835
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.36% 1.42%
Households 1.55% 1.58%
Families 1.41% 1.33%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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.

Tickfaw, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tickfaw 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 # 332 30th
Population Density1 # 280 41st
Diversity Index2 # 45 90th
Median Household Income # 286 40th
Per Capita Income # 303 36th

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