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Sarepta, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sarepta had a population of 920 as of July 1, 2016. Sarepta 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 Sarepta is located at latitude 32.895 and longitude -93.4515 in Webster Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sarepta (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The Town of Sarepta (GNIS ID: 2407292) 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 Town of Sarepta is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster Parish.

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


Total Population 920
Population in Households 920
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 574
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 258
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $75,240
Average Home Value $94,946


Median Household Income $46,958
Average Household Income $58,071
Per Capita Income $22,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.35%
Households 0.32% 0.22%
Families 0.76% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Sarepta, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sarepta 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 # 302 37th
Population Density1 # 244 49th
Diversity Index2 # 453 5th
Median Household Income # 148 69th
Per Capita Income # 188 61st

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