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Cameron, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Cameron Census Designated Place had a population of 437 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cameron 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 Cameron: Leesburg.

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


Total Population 437
Daytime Population: Workers 889
Daytime Population: Residents 198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,087
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.49
Population in Households 437
Population in Familes 343
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $41,579
Average Household Income $56,941
Per Capita Income $23,323


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $115,909
Average Home Value $180,346


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 114
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 1.02% 0.99%
Households 1.13% 1.09%
Families 0.88% 0.86%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

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, 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 # 386 19th
Population Density # 463 3rd
Diversity Index # 374 21st
Median Household Income # 216 55th
Per Capita Income # 182 62nd

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