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Lake Providence, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Providence had a population of 3,848 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Providence is located at latitude 32.802 and longitude -91.1752 in East Carroll Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Providence (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. East Carroll Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Town of Lake Providence (GNIS ID: 2405976) 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 Lake Providence is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Carroll Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Providence 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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Lake Providence, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,848
Daytime Population: Workers 1,195
Daytime Population: Residents 2,655
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,850
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 3,848
Population in Familes 3,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,071
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $22,174
Average Household Income $45,363
Per Capita Income $16,925


Total Housing Units 1,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 764 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 653 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $55,189
Average Home Value $102,190


Total Households 1,417
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 929
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 -0.5% -0.74%
Households -0.6% -0.8%
Families -0.76% -0.99%
Median Household Income   -0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Lake Providence, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Providence 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 # 133 72nd
Population Density # 139 71st
Diversity Index # 319 33rd
Median Household Income # 464 2nd
Per Capita Income # 415 13th

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