Acadia Parish LA Information


Acadia Parish Subdivisions

Acadia Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64,233
Daytime Population: Workers 15,613
Daytime Population: Residents 40,864
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 63,183
Population in Familes 52,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,050
Population Density2 98
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $39,749
Average Household Income $55,703
Per Capita Income $21,319


Total Housing Units 26,623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,963 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,942 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,718 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $105,438
Average Home Value $139,853


Total Households 23,905
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 16,642
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.53%
Households 0.63% 0.59%
Families 0.39% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.76%


Acadia Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Acadia Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 18 73rd
Population Density # 21 69th
Diversity Index # 57 13th
Median Household Income # 36 45th
Per Capita Income # 40 39th

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