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Lydia, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Lydia Census Designated Place had a population of 1,065 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lydia is located at latitude 29.9194 and longitude -91.7954 in Iberia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Lydia Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iberia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Lydia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403248) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lydia Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 10, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iberia Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lydia: Tobias.

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


Total Population 1,065
Population in Households 1,065
Population in Familes 902
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 626
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $48,902
Average Household Income $58,001
Per Capita Income $22,052


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 354 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $112,782


Total Households 417
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 299
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 1.37% 0.56%
Households 1.36% 0.52%
Families 1.47% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Lydia, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lydia 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 # 277 42nd
Population Density # 227 52nd
Diversity Index # 292 39th
Median Household Income # 128 73rd
Per Capita Income # 234 51st

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