Prairieville, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Prairieville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Prairieville Census Designated Place had a population of 32,579 as of July 1, 2018. Prairieville 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 Prairieville is located at latitude 30.3132 and longitude -90.9584 in Ascension Parish. The formal boundaries for the Prairieville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Ascension Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Prairieville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586702) 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 Prairieville Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ascension Parish.

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


Total Population 32,579
Population in Households 32,579
Population in Familes 29,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,481
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $92,041
Average Household Income $103,578
Per Capita Income $35,235


Total Housing Units 11,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,719 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,322 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 690 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $249,569
Average Home Value $283,050


Total Households 11,041
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 8,729
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 2.35% 2.23%
Households 2.3% 2.21%
Families 2.07% 2.08%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Prairieville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairieville 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 # 13 97th
Population Density # 88 82nd
Diversity Index # 296 38th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 17 97th

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