Harvey, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Harvey, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Harvey Census Designated Place had a population of 20,941 as of July 1, 2018. Harvey ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Harvey is located at latitude 29.8859 and longitude -90.066 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Harvey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Harvey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402571) 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 Harvey Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Harvey: Cosmopolite City.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 20,941
Population in Households 20,762
Population in Familes 16,712
Population in Group Qrtrs 179
Population Density2 3,173
Diversity Index3 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,930
Average Household Income $56,226
Per Capita Income $21,214

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,181 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,636 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,294 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $164,289
Average Home Value $180,005
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,817
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,229
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 0.34% 0.33%
Households 0.42% 0.36%
Families 0.16% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Harvey, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harvey 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 # 21 96th
Population Density # 16 97th
Diversity Index # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 234 51st
Per Capita Income # 268 44th

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