Gibsland, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Gibsland, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Gibsland had a population of 993 as of July 1, 2018. Gibsland ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Gibsland is located at latitude 32.5402 and longitude -93.0553 in Bienville Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gibsland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bienville Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The Town of Gibsland (GNIS ID: 2406562) 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 Gibsland is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bienville Parish.

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


Total Population 993
Population in Households 989
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 377
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $30,457
Average Household Income $53,069
Per Capita Income $23,080


Total Housing Units 552 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $77,577
Average Home Value $116,803


Total Households 421
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 265
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.17% 0.0%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families -0.32% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   0.44%

Gibsland, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gibsland 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 # 291 39th
Population Density # 309 35th
Diversity Index # 119 76th
Median Household Income # 396 17th
Per Capita Income # 193 59th

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