Avondale, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Avondale, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Avondale Census Designated Place had a population of 4,868 as of July 1, 2017. Avondale 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 Avondale is located at latitude 29.901 and longitude -90.197 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Avondale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Avondale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402656) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Avondale Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

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


Total Population 4,868
Daytime Population: Workers 6,160
Daytime Population: Residents 2,671
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,831
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.81
Population in Households 4,868
Population in Familes 4,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 876
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $46,805
Average Household Income $57,757
Per Capita Income $19,554


Total Housing Units 1,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,342 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $114,795
Average Home Value $116,431


Total Households 1,669
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,314
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 -0.24% -0.05%
Households -0.02% 0.06%
Families 0.03% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Avondale, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avondale 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 # 114 76th
Population Density # 173 64th
Diversity Index # 13 97th
Median Household Income # 161 66th
Per Capita Income # 339 29th

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