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Gibsland, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Gibsland had a population of 1,043 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gibsland 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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Gibsland, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,043
Daytime Population: Workers 217
Daytime Population: Residents 639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,039
Population in Familes 825
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 396
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $28,676
Average Household Income $51,344
Per Capita Income $22,439


Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $73,925
Average Home Value $113,245


Total Households 444
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 280
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 0.88% 0.1%
Households 1.0% 0.18%
Families 0.4% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.78%
Per Capita Income   0.91%

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, 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 # 280 41st
Population Density # 306 36th
Diversity Index # 127 73rd
Median Household Income # 409 14th
Per Capita Income # 215 55th

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