Cameron, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cameron, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Cameron Census Designated Place had a population of 432 as of July 1, 2018. Cameron ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Cameron is located at latitude 29.7952 and longitude -93.2915 in Cameron Parish. The formal boundaries for the Cameron Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.43 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles. Cameron Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Cameron Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402743) 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 Cameron Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cameron Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cameron: Leesburg.

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


Total Population 432
Population in Households 432
Population in Familes 340
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $41,199
Average Household Income $52,361
Per Capita Income $21,332


Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $186,890


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.76% 0.59%
Households 0.79% 0.67%
Families 0.45% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Cameron, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron 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 # 385 19th
Population Density # 464 2nd
Diversity Index # 384 19th
Median Household Income # 210 56th
Per Capita Income # 263 45th

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