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The Center Point CDP(1) had a population of 459 as of July 1, 2021. Center Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Center Point is located at latitude 31.2482 and longitude -92.2099 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Center Point Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Center Point Census Designated Place 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 Center Point Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Center Point: Centerpoint.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Center Point, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 459 (100%)
Population in Households 427 (93.0%)
Population in Families 372 (81.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 32 ( 7.0%)
Population Density 97
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $37,067
Average Household Income $74,765
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $26,616
Wealth Index5 61


Total HU (Housing Units) 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $91,447
Average Home Value $140,650
Housing Affordability Index3 266


Total Households 146
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.62% -0.89%
Households -0.64% -0.84%
Families -0.98% -0.92%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.83%

Center Point, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Center Point to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 380 20th
Population Density # 436 8th
Median Household Income # 319 33rd
Housing Affordability Index # 373 79th
Per Capita Income # 154 68th
Diversity Index # 468 1st

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