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Terrytown, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Terrytown Census Designated Place had a population of 24,194 as of July 1, 2018. Terrytown 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 Terrytown is located at latitude 29.9102 and longitude -90.0326 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Terrytown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is -3 feet.

The Terrytown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402921) 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 Terrytown Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

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


Total Population 24,194
Population in Households 24,175
Population in Familes 19,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 6,573
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $44,270
Average Household Income $61,469
Per Capita Income $22,191


Total Housing Units 9,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,288 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,416 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 993 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $172,702
Average Home Value $176,738


Total Households 8,704
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 6,015
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 0.45% 0.38%
Households 0.46% 0.39%
Families 0.2% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.38%

Terrytown, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terrytown 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 # 18 96th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 179 62nd
Per Capita Income # 219 54th

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