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Larose, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Larose Census Designated Place had a population of 8,311 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Larose is located at latitude 29.5652 and longitude -90.3762 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Larose Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles. Lafourche Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Larose Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403220) 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 Larose Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Larose 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 Larose: Canal Harang, La Rose.

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


Total Population 8,311
Daytime Population: Workers 2,142
Daytime Population: Residents 5,454
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,596
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 8,255
Population in Familes 6,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 765
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $53,037
Average Household Income $65,574
Per Capita Income $23,980


Total Housing Units 3,220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,363 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 636 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $138,595
Average Home Value $173,084


Total Households 2,998
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,212
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 1.61% 1.29%
Households 1.79% 1.41%
Families 1.47% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Larose, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Larose 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 # 73 85th
Population Density # 195 59th
Diversity Index # 223 54th
Median Household Income # 92 81st
Per Capita Income # 162 66th

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