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The Town of Chatham had a population of 557 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Chatham is located at latitude 32.3063 and longitude -92.4504 in Jackson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chatham encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Jackson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 180 feet.
The Town of Chatham (GNIS ID: 2406258) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Chatham: Avard, Chathamville.
|Total Population||557 (100%)|
|Population in Households||557 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||432 (77.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$25,743|
|Average Household Income||$33,667|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$14,896|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||322 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||188 (58.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||69 (21.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||65 (20.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$77,632|
|Average Home Value||$90,741|
|Housing Affordability Index3||216|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.77%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.65%|
The table below compares Chatham to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 361||24th|
|Population Density||# 245||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 430||9th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 265||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 427||10th|
|Diversity Index||# 253||47th|
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