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Plain Dealing, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Plain Dealing had a population of 1,006 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Plain Dealing is located at latitude 32.907 and longitude -93.6992 in Bossier Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Plain Dealing (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bossier Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Town of Plain Dealing (GNIS ID: 2407131) 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 Plain Dealing is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bossier Parish.

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


Total Population 1,006
Daytime Population: Workers 367
Daytime Population: Residents 675
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,042
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 951
Population in Familes 767
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 637
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $29,880
Average Household Income $45,222
Per Capita Income $19,586


Total Housing Units 496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $65,726
Average Home Value $102,191


Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 264
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 -0.12% -0.08%
Households -0.2% -0.05%
Families -0.26% -0.3%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Plain Dealing, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plain Dealing 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 # 286 40th
Population Density # 225 53rd
Diversity Index # 164 66th
Median Household Income # 395 17th
Per Capita Income # 338 29th

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