Shenandoah, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shenandoah, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Shenandoah Census Designated Place had a population of 18,975 as of July 1, 2017. Shenandoah ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shenandoah is located at latitude 30.4026 and longitude -91.0037 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Shenandoah Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Shenandoah Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402848) 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 Shenandoah Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Baton Rouge Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shenandoah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 18,975
Daytime Population: Workers 3,312
Daytime Population: Residents 8,261
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,573
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 18,969
Population in Familes 16,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 3,062
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $99,243
Average Household Income $120,725
Per Capita Income $46,132


Total Housing Units 7,494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,351 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,898 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $243,348
Average Home Value $269,249


Total Households 7,249
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,401
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 0.43% 0.43%
Households 0.46% 0.44%
Families 0.26% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Shenandoah, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shenandoah 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 # 25 95th
Population Density # 17 97th
Diversity Index # 302 36th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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