Jefferson Davis Parish LA Information


Jefferson Davis Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,324
Daytime Population: Workers 8,922
Daytime Population: Residents 20,901
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,823
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 32,757
Population in Familes 27,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 567
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $39,748
Average Household Income $57,468
Per Capita Income $21,534


Total Housing Units 14,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,902 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,506 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,594 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $99,600
Average Home Value $131,774


Total Households 12,408
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 8,666
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 0.74% 0.77%
Households 0.73% 0.77%
Families 0.49% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


Jefferson Davis Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson Davis 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 # 34 48th
Population Density # 34 48th
Diversity Index # 58 11th
Median Household Income # 37 44th
Per Capita Income # 38 42nd

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