Baskin, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Baskin, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Baskin had a population of 260 as of July 1, 2017. Baskin 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 Baskin is located at latitude 32.2591 and longitude -91.7473 in Franklin Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Baskin (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Village of Baskin (GNIS ID: 2407415) 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 Baskin is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin Parish.

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


Total Population 260
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 258
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 195
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $72,114
Per Capita Income $28,737


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $99,038
Average Home Value $122,647


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 74
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 0.32% 0.31%
Households 0.54% 0.38%
Families 1.38% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Baskin, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baskin 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 # 428 10th
Population Density # 385 19th
Diversity Index # 413 13th
Median Household Income # 131 72nd
Per Capita Income # 63 87th

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