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Olla, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Olla had a population of 1,438 as of July 1, 2017. Olla ranks in 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 Olla is located at latitude 31.8981 and longitude -92.2404 in La Salle Parish Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Olla (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. La Salle Parish Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Town of Olla (GNIS ID: 2407046) 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 Town of Olla is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of La Salle Parish Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olla: Castor Sulphur Springs, Sulphur Springs.

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Olla, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,438
Daytime Population: Workers 499
Daytime Population: Residents 934
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,433
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 1,438
Population in Familes 1,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $38,425
Average Household Income $55,195
Per Capita Income $22,134


Total Housing Units 639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $71,218
Average Home Value $91,304


Total Households 588
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 408
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 0.52% 0.48%
Households 0.55% 0.51%
Families 1.02% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Olla, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olla 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 # 241 49th
Population Density # 312 34th
Diversity Index # 446 6th
Median Household Income # 258 46th
Per Capita Income # 228 52nd

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