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Wilson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Wilson had a population of 602 as of July 1, 2017. Wilson ranks in the lower 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 Wilson is located at latitude 30.9256 and longitude -91.1053 in East Feliciana Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wilson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. East Feliciana Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The Village of Wilson (GNIS ID: 2407571) 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 Village of Wilson is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Feliciana Parish.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilson: Wilson Station, Wilsons Landing.

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


Total Population 602
Daytime Population: Workers 49
Daytime Population: Residents 397
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 446
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 602
Population in Familes 495
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 222
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $30,185
Average Household Income $48,613
Per Capita Income $20,160


Total Housing Units 280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $122,222
Average Home Value $167,353


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 151
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 0.16% -0.2%
Households 0.3% 0.0%
Families -0.62% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Wilson, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 357 25th
Population Density # 372 22nd
Diversity Index # 150 69th
Median Household Income # 390 18th
Per Capita Income # 313 34th

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