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Crowley, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Crowley had a population of 13,025 as of July 1, 2020. Crowley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crowley is located at latitude 30.2141 and longitude -92.3746 in Acadia Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Crowley encompass a land area of 5.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Crowley (GNIS ID: 2404162) 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 City of Crowley is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Acadia Parish.


Crowley, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 13,025 (100%)
Population in Households 12,584 (96.6%)
Population in Families 9,976 (76.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 441 ( 3.4%)
Population Density 2,226
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $27,621
Average Household Income $45,191
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $17,234
Wealth Index5 40


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,850 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,211 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 929 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $97,379
Average Home Value $156,535
Housing Affordability Index3 178


Total Households 5,061
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,218
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.18% -0.13%
Households -0.08% -0.06%
Families -0.26% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.28%


Crowley, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crowley to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 39 92nd
Population Density # 41 92nd
Median Household Income # 404 15th
Housing Affordability Index # 148 31st
Per Capita Income # 382 20th
Diversity Index # 142 70th

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