Lake Providence, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Lake Providence, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Providence had a population of 3,815 as of July 1, 2018.

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.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,815
Population in Households 3,815
Population in Familes 3,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,062
Diversity Index3 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,390
Average Household Income $43,295
Per Capita Income $16,406

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 764 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 663 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $54,225
Average Home Value $104,385
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,426
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 934
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.55% -0.52%
Households -0.45% -0.35%
Families -0.61% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   0.35%

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, 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 # 133 72nd
Population Density # 138 71st
Diversity Index # 325 32nd
Median Household Income # 463 3rd
Per Capita Income # 425 11th

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