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The Town of Arcadia had a population of 2,603 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Arcadia is located at latitude 32.549 and longitude -92.9202 in Bienville Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Arcadia encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bienville Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The Town of Arcadia 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 Arcadia is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bienville Parish.

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Arcadia, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 2,603 (100%)
Population in Households 2,428 (93.3%)
Population in Families 1,969 (75.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 175 ( 6.7%)
Population Density 714
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $22,383
Average Household Income $44,122
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $19,245
Wealth Index5 30


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 582 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 508 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $88,194
Average Home Value $104,639
Housing Affordability Index3 130


Total Households 1,090
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 702
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -2.35% -0.71%
Households -1.36% -0.67%
Families   -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.24%

Arcadia, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcadia to the other 488 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 162 67th
Population Density # 188 62nd
Median Household Income # 474 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 138 28th
Per Capita Income # 422 14th
Diversity Index # 291 40th

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