Harahan, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Harahan, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Harahan had a population of 9,156 as of July 1, 2018. Harahan 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 Harahan is located at latitude 29.9364 and longitude -90.2027 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Harahan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Harahan (GNIS ID: 2403796) 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 City of Harahan is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 9,156
Population in Households 8,981
Population in Familes 7,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density2 4,552
Diversity Index3 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,480
Average Household Income $75,617
Per Capita Income $32,460

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,697 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,150 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 317 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $246,542
Average Home Value $277,697
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,847
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,492
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 -0.16% 0.0%
Households -0.05% 0.06%
Families -0.34% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Harahan, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harahan 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 # 67 86th
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 410 14th
Median Household Income # 44 91st
Per Capita Income # 34 93rd

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