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The City of Jeanerette had a population of 5,321 as of July 1, 2017. Jeanerette ranks in the upper 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 Jeanerette is located at latitude 29.9152 and longitude -91.6763 in Iberia Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Jeanerette (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Iberia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Jeanerette (GNIS ID: 2404794) 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 City of Jeanerette is located within Parish Governing Authority District 12, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iberia Parish.

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


Total Population 5,321
Daytime Population: Workers 893
Daytime Population: Residents 3,787
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,680
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 5,321
Population in Familes 4,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,324
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $28,542
Average Household Income $44,312
Per Capita Income $15,889


Total Housing Units 2,279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,206 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 706 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $76,825
Average Home Value $103,210


Total Households 1,912
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 1,317
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 -0.53% -0.25%
Households -0.48% -0.21%
Families -0.7% -0.38%
Median Household Income   -0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Jeanerette, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jeanerette 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 # 107 78th
Population Density # 41 92nd
Diversity Index # 204 57th
Median Household Income # 411 14th
Per Capita Income # 440 7th

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