Plaucheville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plaucheville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Plaucheville had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2017. Plaucheville 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 Plaucheville is located at latitude 30.9647 and longitude -91.9837 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Plaucheville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Village of Plaucheville (GNIS ID: 2407526) 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 Village of Plaucheville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plaucheville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 271
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 158
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 270
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 263
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 179
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $41,770
Average Household Income $57,960
Per Capita Income $21,429


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $117,784


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.23% 0.87%
Households 1.15% 0.78%
Families 3.59% 0.64%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Plaucheville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plaucheville 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 # 424 11th
Population Density # 395 17th
Diversity Index # 449 6th
Median Household Income # 213 55th
Per Capita Income # 258 46th

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