DeQuincy, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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DeQuincy, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of DeQuincy had a population of 3,512 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for DeQuincy is located at latitude 30.449 and longitude -93.4456 in Calcasieu Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of DeQuincy (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calcasieu Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

The City of DeQuincy (GNIS ID: 2404219) 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 City of DeQuincy is located within Parish Governing Authority District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calcasieu Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with DeQuincy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DeQuincy: De Quincy.

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


Total Population 3,512
Daytime Population: Workers 1,709
Daytime Population: Residents 2,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,722
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 3,453
Population in Familes 2,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 1,103
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $33,406
Average Household Income $50,480
Per Capita Income $20,292


Total Housing Units 1,592 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 826 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 543 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $76,736
Average Home Value $114,364


Total Households 1,369
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 899
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 1.14% 1.05%
Households 1.24% 1.16%
Families 0.92% 0.98%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

DeQuincy, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeQuincy 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 # 147 69th
Population Density # 133 72nd
Diversity Index # 290 38th
Median Household Income # 347 27th
Per Capita Income # 308 35th

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