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Morse, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Morse had a population of 797 as of July 1, 2017. Morse ranks in 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 Morse is located at latitude 30.1221 and longitude -92.4984 in Acadia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Morse (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Village of Morse (GNIS ID: 2407507) 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 Village of Morse is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Acadia Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morse 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 Morse: Lorna.

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


Total Population 797
Daytime Population: Workers 51
Daytime Population: Residents 524
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 575
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 797
Population in Familes 675
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 569
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $31,498
Average Household Income $52,283
Per Capita Income $19,202


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $77,750
Average Home Value $88,961


Total Households 299
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 221
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 -0.26% -0.18%
Households -0.18% -0.07%
Families 0.13% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Morse, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morse 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 # 318 33rd
Population Density # 246 48th
Diversity Index # 470 1st
Median Household Income # 379 20th
Per Capita Income # 353 26th

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