Turkey Creek, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Turkey Creek, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Turkey Creek had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2017. Turkey Creek ranks in the lower 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 Turkey Creek is located at latitude 30.8732 and longitude -92.417 in Evangeline Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Turkey Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Evangeline Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Village of Turkey Creek (GNIS ID: 2407563) 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 Turkey Creek is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Evangeline Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Turkey Creek 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 Turkey Creek: Turkeycreek.

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


Total Population 476
Daytime Population: Workers 148
Daytime Population: Residents 333
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 481
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $52,580
Average Household Income $60,391
Per Capita Income $21,944


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $81,356
Average Home Value $124,667


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 143
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 1.06% 0.87%
Households 1.28% 0.92%
Families 1.65% 0.83%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Turkey Creek, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Turkey Creek 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 # 379 20th
Population Density # 387 18th
Diversity Index # 426 10th
Median Household Income # 102 79th
Per Capita Income # 237 50th

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