Vermilion Parish LA Information


Vermilion Parish Subdivisions

Vermilion Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 60,676
Population in Households 60,140
Population in Familes 49,955
Population in Group Qrtrs 536
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 23,096
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 16,144
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,838 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,258 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,396 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $114,129
Average Home Value $138,967


Median Household Income $44,914
Average Household Income $59,679
Per Capita Income $22,832
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.01%
Households 1.03% 1.05%
Families 0.82% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


Vermilion Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vermilion Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 19 72nd
Population Density1 # 32 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 54 17th
Median Household Income # 22 67th
Per Capita Income # 23 66th

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