Iota, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Iota, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Iota had a population of 1,604 as of July 1, 2018. Iota ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Iota is located at latitude 30.3261 and longitude -92.4956 in Acadia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Iota (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Iota (GNIS ID: 2405891) 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 Iota is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Acadia Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Iota: Cartville, Fabacher, Point-Aux-Loupes, Pointe-aux-Loupe, Wolf Point.

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Iota, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,604
Population in Households 1,601
Population in Familes 1,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,263
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,014
Average Household Income $56,395
Per Capita Income $21,859


Total Housing Units 721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 415 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $98,626
Average Home Value $127,470


Total Households 634
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 409
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 0.82% 0.77%
Households 0.92% 0.81%
Families 0.93% 0.53%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Iota, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iota to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 229 52nd
Population Density # 108 77th
Diversity Index # 418 12th
Median Household Income # 270 43rd
Per Capita Income # 240 50th

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