Allen Parish LA Information


Allen Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,184
Daytime Population: Workers 8,246
Daytime Population: Residents 15,423
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,669
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 23,070
Population in Familes 19,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,114
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $39,205
Average Household Income $54,564
Per Capita Income $19,724


Total Housing Units 10,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,354 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,732 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,177 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $91,773
Average Home Value $119,381


Total Households 9,086
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,187
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 0.74% 0.65%
Households 0.9% 0.74%
Families 0.64% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.83%


Allen Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen 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 # 36 45th
Population Density # 41 38th
Diversity Index # 52 20th
Median Household Income # 38 42nd
Per Capita Income # 54 17th

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