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Sorrento, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sorrento had a population of 1,566 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sorrento is located at latitude 30.1836 and longitude -90.8666 in Ascension Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sorrento (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Ascension Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Sorrento (GNIS ID: 2407367) 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 Sorrento is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ascension Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sorrento 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 Sorrento: Landry.

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


Total Population 1,566
Daytime Population: Workers 512
Daytime Population: Residents 893
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,405
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 1,566
Population in Familes 1,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 430
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $49,325
Average Household Income $61,402
Per Capita Income $22,992


Total Housing Units 650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 482 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $122,222
Average Home Value $137,137


Total Households 607
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 443
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 1.45% 1.64%
Households 1.57% 1.69%
Families 1.77% 1.49%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Sorrento, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sorrento 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 # 227 52nd
Population Density # 290 39th
Diversity Index # 284 41st
Median Household Income # 139 71st
Per Capita Income # 195 59th

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