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Pitkin, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Pitkin Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Vernon Parish at latitude 30.9364 and longitude -92.93. Vernon Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The formal official name is the Pitkin Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pitkin, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Pitkin indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Pitkin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pitkin: Sigler.

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Pitkin, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 598
Population in Households 598
Population in Familes 523
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $62,805
Average Home Value $96,667


Median Household Income $43,350
Average Household Income $52,494
Per Capita Income $20,133
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.89% 0.63%
Households 1.11% 0.74%
Families 2.78% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.


Pitkin, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pitkin to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 356 25th
Population Density1 # 437 8th
Diversity Index2 # 434 9th
Median Household Income # 169 64th
Per Capita Income # 250 47th

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