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The Monterey CDP(1) had a population of 421 as of July 1, 2021. Monterey 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 Monterey is located at latitude 31.4499 and longitude -91.7182 in Concordia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Monterey Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Concordia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Monterey Census Designated Place 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 Monterey Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5B, a minor civil division (MCD) of Concordia Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monterey: Monterey Landing.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Monterey, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 421 (100%)
Population in Households 421 (100.0%)
Population in Families 366 (86.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 149
Diversity Index2 3


Median Household Income $36,537
Average Household Income $72,441
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $28,851
Wealth Index5 81


Total HU (Housing Units) 214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $153,704
Average Home Value $156,618
Housing Affordability Index3 155


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 116
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.37% -0.77%
Households -0.32% -0.76%
Families -0.66% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.75%

Monterey, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monterey to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 388 18th
Population Density # 405 15th
Median Household Income # 327 31st
Housing Affordability Index # 93 20th
Per Capita Income # 102 79th
Diversity Index # 474 0th

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