Castor, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Castor, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Castor had a population of 263 as of July 1, 2018. Castor ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Castor is located at latitude 32.2549 and longitude -93.166 in Bienville Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Castor (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bienville Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Village of Castor (GNIS ID: 2407427) 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 Castor is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bienville Parish.


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Castor, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 263
Population in Households 263
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 221
Diversity Index3 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,968
Average Household Income $46,470
Per Capita Income $18,073

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $42,262
Average Home Value $55,986
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.23% 0.0%
Households 0.24% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Castor, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castor to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 426 10th
Population Density # 373 22nd
Diversity Index # 348 27th
Median Household Income # 375 21st
Per Capita Income # 382 20th

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