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Chauvin, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Chauvin Census Designated Place had a population of 2,937 as of July 1, 2016. Chauvin 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 Chauvin is located at latitude 29.4453 and longitude -90.5936 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Chauvin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Chauvin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402767) 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 Chauvin Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Terrebonne Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chauvin 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 Chauvin: Bayou Petit Caillou, Little Caillou.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,937
Population in Households 2,937
Population in Familes 2,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 617
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,004
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 770
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $81,618
Average Home Value $101,138
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,754
Average Household Income $53,655
Per Capita Income $18,543
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.29%
Households 0.29% 0.38%
Families -0.02% 0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.79%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.

Chauvin, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chauvin 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 # 167 65th
Population Density1 # 228 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 416 12th
Median Household Income # 199 58th
Per Capita Income # 359 24th

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