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Gardere, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Gardere Census Designated Place had a population of 12,419 as of July 1, 2018. Gardere ranks in the upper 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 Gardere is located at latitude 30.3457 and longitude -91.1401 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Gardere Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Gardere Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402516) 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 Gardere Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Baton Rouge Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gardere: Garders.

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


Total Population 12,419
Population in Households 12,401
Population in Familes 8,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 3,661
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $35,538
Average Household Income $49,917
Per Capita Income $18,252


Total Housing Units 4,980 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,443 (29.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,946 (59.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 591 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $152,250
Average Home Value $190,912


Total Households 4,389
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 2,543
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 1.96% 1.38%
Households 1.89% 1.34%
Families 1.21% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Gardere, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gardere 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 # 44 91st
Population Density # 12 98th
Diversity Index # 23 95th
Median Household Income # 314 34th
Per Capita Income # 378 20th

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