Shenandoah, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Shenandoah, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Shenandoah Census Designated Place had a population of 19,247 as of July 1, 2018. 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 30.4013 and longitude -91.0009 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.

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


Total Population 19,247
Population in Households 19,241
Population in Familes 16,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 3,106
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $95,247
Average Household Income $116,495
Per Capita Income $44,426


Total Housing Units 7,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,410 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,928 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $264,787
Average Home Value $277,583


Total Households 7,338
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,449
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 0.55% 0.55%
Households 0.55% 0.54%
Families 0.33% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.18%

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, 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 # 25 95th
Population Density # 17 97th
Diversity Index # 298 37th
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th

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