Jackson Parish LA Information


Jackson Parish Subdivisions

Jackson Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,410
Daytime Population: Workers 4,069
Daytime Population: Residents 10,076
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,145
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 15,372
Population in Familes 12,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,038
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $39,170
Average Household Income $52,544
Per Capita Income $20,801


Total Housing Units 7,888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,418 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,921 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,549 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $92,604
Average Home Value $125,843


Total Households 6,339
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,341
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 0.11% -0.22%
Households 0.17% -0.2%
Families -0.09% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.77%


Jackson Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 51 22nd
Population Density # 51 22nd
Diversity Index # 50 22nd
Median Household Income # 39 41st
Per Capita Income # 44 33rd

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