Moss Bluff, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Moss Bluff, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Moss Bluff Census Designated Place had a population of 12,317 as of July 1, 2018. 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.


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Moss Bluff, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,317
Population in Households 12,317
Population in Familes 10,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 809
Diversity Index3 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,036
Average Household Income $89,167
Per Capita Income $32,620

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,423 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,083 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $190,584
Average Home Value $193,872
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,506
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,397
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.77% 0.57%
Households 0.85% 0.65%
Families 0.64% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

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, 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 # 45 91st
Population Density # 186 61st
Diversity Index # 379 20th
Median Household Income # 24 95th
Per Capita Income # 31 94th

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