Louisiana Census & Demographic Data - July 1, 2018


Louisiana Census Data

The tables below provide updated data and demographic estimates for Louisiana as of July 1, 2018. Our Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool allows you to compare and rank LA cities, towns, ZIP Codes and Parishes.

Louisiana Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,825,121
Population in Households 4,695,805
Population in Familes 3,799,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 129,316
Population Density2 112
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $45,256
Average Household Income $66,628
Per Capita Income $25,960


Total Housing Units 2,091,093 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,175,319 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 666,201 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 249,573 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $163,248
Average Home Value $202,885


Total Households 1,841,520
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,208,687
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.76% 0.63%
Households 0.77% 0.64%
Families 0.5% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.79%