Cameron Parish LA Information


Cameron Parish Subdivisions

Cameron Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,446
Population in Households 7,446
Population in Familes 6,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $53,279
Average Household Income $70,762
Per Capita Income $26,695


Total Housing Units 3,904 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,574 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,095 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $149,454
Average Home Value $191,064


Total Households 2,809
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,084
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 1.04% 0.76%
Households 1.06% 0.77%
Families 0.85% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.56%


Cameron Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 63 3rd
Population Density # 64 2nd
Diversity Index # 64 2nd
Median Household Income # 8 89th
Per Capita Income # 10 86th

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