Welsh, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Welsh, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Welsh had a population of 3,356 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Welsh is located at latitude 30.236 and longitude -92.8226 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Welsh encompass a land area of 6.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Jefferson Davis Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Welsh (GNIS ID: 2406856) 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 Welsh is located within Parish Governing Authority District 12, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Davis Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Welsh: Welch, Welchs, Welshs Station.

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


Total Population 3,356
Population in Households 3,267
Population in Familes 2,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $31,749
Average Household Income $49,024
Per Capita Income $18,700


Total Housing Units 1,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 846 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $91,852
Average Home Value $123,195


Total Households 1,269
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 863
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 0.48% 0.59%
Households 0.52% 0.64%
Families 0.28% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Welsh, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Welsh 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 # 149 69th
Population Density # 256 46th
Diversity Index # 313 34th
Median Household Income # 383 19th
Per Capita Income # 365 23rd

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