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Avondale, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Avondale Census Designated Place had a population of 4,871 as of July 1, 2018. 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 29.913 and longitude -90.2037 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Avondale Census Designated Place 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.

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


Total Population 4,871
Population in Households 4,871
Population in Familes 4,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 877
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $44,335
Average Household Income $55,300
Per Capita Income $18,631


Total Housing Units 1,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,309 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 353 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $117,611
Average Home Value $118,449


Total Households 1,663
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,305
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 -0.2% 0.0%
Households -0.07% 0.05%
Families -0.06% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 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 # 117 76th
Population Density # 173 64th
Diversity Index # 12 98th
Median Household Income # 178 63rd
Per Capita Income # 366 23rd

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