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Center Point, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Center Point Census Designated Place had a population of 508 as of July 1, 2017. 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 31.2524 and longitude -92.2099 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Center Point Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2586673) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Center Point 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 Center Point: Centerpoint.

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


Total Population 508
Daytime Population: Workers 45
Daytime Population: Residents 313
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 358
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 475
Population in Familes 415
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 108
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $38,588
Average Household Income $51,980
Per Capita Income $18,993


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $99,405
Average Home Value $174,237


Total Households 162
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 123
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 0.44% 0.35%
Households 0.43% 0.37%
Families -0.11% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

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, 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 # 374 21st
Population Density # 428 10th
Diversity Index # 468 1st
Median Household Income # 256 46th
Per Capita Income # 363 24th

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