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Moss Bluff, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Moss Bluff Census Designated Place had a population of 12,311 as of July 1, 2017. Moss Bluff 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 Moss Bluff is located at latitude 30.3088 and longitude -93.2079 in Calcasieu Parish. The formal boundaries for the Moss Bluff Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.69 sq. miles. Calcasieu Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Moss Bluff Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403308) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Moss Bluff Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calcasieu Parish.

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


Total Population 12,311
Daytime Population: Workers 2,522
Daytime Population: Residents 6,507
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,029
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 12,311
Population in Familes 10,716
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 809
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $70,137
Average Household Income $89,881
Per Capita Income $33,066


Total Housing Units 4,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,490 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,039 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $179,387
Average Home Value $189,484


Total Households 4,529
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 3,418
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 0.88% 0.94%
Households 1.04% 1.05%
Families 0.82% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Moss Bluff, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moss Bluff 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 # 44 91st
Population Density # 187 61st
Diversity Index # 385 19th
Median Household Income # 24 95th
Per Capita Income # 31 94th

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