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Lake Arthur, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Arthur had a population of 2,870 as of July 1, 2018. Lake Arthur ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Lake Arthur is located at latitude 30.08 and longitude -92.6774 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Arthur (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.57 sq. miles. Jefferson Davis Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Lake Arthur (GNIS ID: 2405969) 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 Town of Lake Arthur is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Davis Parish.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,870
Population in Households 2,870
Population in Familes 2,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,548
Diversity Index3 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,942
Average Household Income $45,859
Per Capita Income $18,173

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 729 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $75,661
Average Home Value $92,181
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,149
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 738
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.54%
Households 0.59% 0.55%
Families 0.61% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Lake Arthur, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Arthur 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 # 167 65th
Population Density # 83 83rd
Diversity Index # 393 17th
Median Household Income # 376 21st
Per Capita Income # 379 20th

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