Oil City, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Oil City, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Oil City had a population of 1,083 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Oil City is located at latitude 32.7458 and longitude -93.9751 in Caddo Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oil City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Town of Oil City (GNIS ID: 2407038) 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 Oil City is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caddo Parish.

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


Total Population 1,083
Population in Households 1,083
Population in Familes 861
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 608
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $32,213
Average Household Income $59,185
Per Capita Income $25,107


Total Housing Units 482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $102,632
Average Home Value $115,308


Total Households 449
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 287
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 0.87% 0.11%
Households 0.87% 0.13%
Families 1.11% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Oil City, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oil City 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 # 275 42nd
Population Density # 233 51st
Diversity Index # 244 49th
Median Household Income # 372 22nd
Per Capita Income # 128 73rd

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