Dry Prong, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Dry Prong, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Dry Prong had a population of 425 as of July 1, 2018. Dry Prong ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Dry Prong is located at latitude 31.5813 and longitude -92.5314 in Grant Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dry Prong (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Grant Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 226 feet.

The Village of Dry Prong (GNIS ID: 2407444) 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 Dry Prong is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dry Prong: Cottonburg, Cottonburgh.

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


Total Population 425
Population in Households 425
Population in Familes 367
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 307
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $39,019
Average Household Income $56,412
Per Capita Income $21,579


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $159,483
Average Home Value $156,934


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.31% -0.28%
Households -0.36% -0.36%
Families -0.68% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Dry Prong, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dry Prong 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 # 388 18th
Population Density # 333 30th
Diversity Index # 455 4th
Median Household Income # 244 49th
Per Capita Income # 248 48th

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