Donaldsonville, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Donaldsonville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Donaldsonville had a population of 7,972 as of July 1, 2018. Donaldsonville 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 Donaldsonville is located at latitude 30.0951 and longitude -90.9925 in Ascension Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Donaldsonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Ascension Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Donaldsonville (GNIS ID: 2404233) 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 Donaldsonville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ascension Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Donaldsonville: Ascension, Donaldsontown, Donisonville, La Fourche, La Ville De Donaldson.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,972
Population in Households 7,838
Population in Familes 6,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density2 2,106
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,144
Average Household Income $47,904
Per Capita Income $17,600

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,789 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,094 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 364 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $120,646
Average Home Value $127,742
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,883
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 2,002
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.85% 1.01%
Households 0.88% 1.06%
Families 0.84% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Donaldsonville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Donaldsonville 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 # 77 84th
Population Density # 47 90th
Diversity Index # 308 35th
Median Household Income # 326 31st
Per Capita Income # 396 17th

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