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Fenton, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Fenton had a population of 362 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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


Total Population 362
Daytime Population: Workers 83
Daytime Population: Residents 285
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 368
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 362
Population in Familes 300
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 875
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $49,384
Average Household Income $64,081
Per Capita Income $24,320


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $89,634
Average Home Value $129,211


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 92
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 -0.63% -0.22%
Households -0.61% -0.3%
Families -1.14% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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, 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 # 401 16th
Population Density # 174 64th
Diversity Index # 93 81st
Median Household Income # 138 71st
Per Capita Income # 156 67th

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