Fenton, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fenton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Fenton had a population of 364 as of July 1, 2018. Fenton ranks in the upper 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 Fenton is located at latitude 30.3638 and longitude -92.9164 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson Davis Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Village of Fenton (GNIS ID: 2407452) 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 Fenton is located within Parish Governing Authority District 10, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Davis Parish.

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


Total Population 364
Population in Households 364
Population in Familes 302
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 880
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $51,688
Average Household Income $63,916
Per Capita Income $24,305


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $139,096


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 92
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 -0.49% -0.33%
Households -0.45% -0.3%
Families -1.01% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Fenton, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fenton 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 # 400 16th
Population Density # 172 64th
Diversity Index # 83 82nd
Median Household Income # 99 79th
Per Capita Income # 148 69th

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