Egan, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Egan, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Egan Census Designated Place had a population of 708 as of July 1, 2017. Egan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Egan is located at latitude 30.2455 and longitude -92.5116 in Acadia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Egan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Egan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586676) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Egan Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Acadia Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Egan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Egan: Canal Switch, Jonas Point.

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


Total Population 708
Daytime Population: Workers 159
Daytime Population: Residents 400
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 559
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 708
Population in Familes 610
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 146
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $42,801
Average Household Income $58,262
Per Capita Income $20,891


Total Housing Units 288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $78,462
Average Home Value $134,886


Total Households 266
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 202
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 1.6% 1.24%
Households 1.66% 1.25%
Families 1.92% 1.07%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Egan, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egan to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 339 29th
Population Density # 408 14th
Diversity Index # 465 2nd
Median Household Income # 192 60th
Per Capita Income # 277 42nd

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