Blanchard, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blanchard, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Blanchard had a population of 3,025 as of July 1, 2017. Blanchard ranks in the lower 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 Blanchard is located at latitude 32.5801 and longitude -93.885 in Caddo Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blanchard (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 223 feet.

The Town of Blanchard (GNIS ID: 2405278) 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 Blanchard is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caddo Parish.

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


Total Population 3,025
Daytime Population: Workers 406
Daytime Population: Residents 1,762
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 3,025
Population in Familes 2,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 756
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $55,144
Average Household Income $71,627
Per Capita Income $28,773


Total Housing Units 1,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 927 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 270 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $179,773
Average Home Value $199,784


Total Households 1,196
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 868
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 0.59% 0.16%
Households 0.62% 0.2%
Families 0.49% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Blanchard, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanchard 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 # 164 66th
Population Density # 196 59th
Diversity Index # 366 23rd
Median Household Income # 81 83rd
Per Capita Income # 61 87th

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