Calcasieu Parish LA Information


Calcasieu Parish Subdivisions

Calcasieu Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 204,655
Daytime Population: Workers 103,133
Daytime Population: Residents 104,350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 207,483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 200,859
Population in Familes 163,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,796
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $47,986
Average Household Income $67,682
Per Capita Income $26,616


Total Housing Units 88,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51,981 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 27,333 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,103 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $143,744
Average Home Value $173,360


Total Households 79,314
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 53,094
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 0.83% 0.85%
Households 0.96% 0.94%
Families 0.7% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


Calcasieu Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calcasieu Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 7 91st
Population Density # 12 83rd
Diversity Index # 45 30th
Median Household Income # 17 75th
Per Capita Income # 12 83rd

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