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Basile, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Basile had a population of 1,745 as of July 1, 2018. Basile ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Basile is located at latitude 30.4855 and longitude -92.601 in Evangeline Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Basile (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Evangeline Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Basile (GNIS ID: 2405211) 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 Basile is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Evangeline Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Basile: Schamber.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,745
Population in Households 1,375
Population in Familes 1,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 370
Population Density2 1,504
Diversity Index3 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $24,853
Average Household Income $41,618
Per Capita Income $14,445

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 340 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 209 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $62,705
Average Home Value $92,794
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 360
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 -0.52% -0.27%
Households -0.68% -0.33%
Families -1.24% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Basile, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Basile 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 # 220 54th
Population Density # 86 82nd
Diversity Index # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 452 5th
Per Capita Income # 462 3rd

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