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Sicily Island, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Sicily Island had a population of 547 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Sicily Island is located at latitude 31.8466 and longitude -91.6562 in Catahoula Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sicily Island encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Catahoula Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Village of Sicily Island (GNIS ID: 2407545) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Sicily Island is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Catahoula Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sicily Island: Florence.


Sicily Island, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 547 (100%)
Population in Households 547 (100.0%)
Population in Families 452 (82.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 953
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $24,537
Average Household Income $46,286
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $18,135
Wealth Index5 33


Total HU (Housing Units) 275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $84,375
Average Home Value $92,014
Housing Affordability Index3 190


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.38% -0.33%
Households 0.42% -0.28%
Families 0.43% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.36%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.28%


Sicily Island, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sicily Island to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 365 23rd
Population Density # 161 66th
Median Household Income # 441 7th
Housing Affordability Index # 180 38th
Per Capita Income # 361 24th
Diversity Index # 150 69th

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