Logansport, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Logansport, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Logansport had a population of 1,553 as of July 1, 2017. Logansport ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Logansport is located at latitude 31.9758 and longitude -93.9934 in De Soto Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Logansport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. De Soto Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Town of Logansport (GNIS ID: 2406038) 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 Town of Logansport is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1B, a minor civil division (MCD) of De Soto Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Logansport 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 Logansport: Logans Ferry, Waterloo.

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


Total Population 1,553
Daytime Population: Workers 386
Daytime Population: Residents 951
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,337
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 1,553
Population in Familes 1,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $42,916
Average Household Income $56,882
Per Capita Income $23,360


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $83,480
Average Home Value $120,596


Total Households 642
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 403
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 -0.02% 0.15%
Households -0.04% 0.19%
Families -0.2% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Logansport, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Logansport 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 # 229 52nd
Population Density # 272 43rd
Diversity Index # 108 77th
Median Household Income # 189 60th
Per Capita Income # 181 62nd

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