Choctaw, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Choctaw, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Choctaw Census Designated Place had a population of 908 as of July 1, 2018. Choctaw ranks in the lower 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 Choctaw is located at latitude 29.8457 and longitude -90.7234 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Choctaw Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Choctaw Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583533) 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 Choctaw Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.

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


Total Population 908
Population in Households 904
Population in Familes 767
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,854
Average Household Income $58,629
Per Capita Income $24,233


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $123,718
Average Home Value $182,609


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 263
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 0.39% 0.48%
Households 0.5% 0.59%
Families 0.05% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   3.49%

Choctaw, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Choctaw 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 # 306 36th
Population Density # 408 14th
Diversity Index # 466 2nd
Median Household Income # 215 55th
Per Capita Income # 151 68th

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