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French Settlement, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of French Settlement had a population of 1,241 as of July 1, 2017. French Settlement 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 French Settlement is located at latitude 30.3319 and longitude -90.8143 in Livingston Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of French Settlement (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Livingston Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Village of French Settlement (GNIS ID: 2407460) 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 Village of French Settlement is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with French Settlement 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 French Settlement: La Cote Francaise, Londell, Vausers Landing.

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


Total Population 1,241
Daytime Population: Workers 216
Daytime Population: Residents 729
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 945
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,241
Population in Familes 1,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 455
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $56,023
Average Household Income $79,593
Per Capita Income $31,107


Total Housing Units 533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 385 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $176,154
Average Home Value $179,557


Total Households 469
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 327
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 1.48% 1.62%
Households 1.67% 1.73%
Families 0.87% 1.6%
Median Household Income   6.01%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

French Settlement, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares French Settlement 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 # 258 46th
Population Density # 282 41st
Diversity Index # 460 3rd
Median Household Income # 72 85th
Per Capita Income # 41 92nd

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