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French Settlement, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of French Settlement had a population of 1,222 as of July 1, 2019. 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 30.2952 and longitude -90.7951 in Livingston Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of French Settlement 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.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

French Settlement, LA Housing Affordability Index is 192
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

French Settlement, LA Wealth Index is 78
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,222
Population in Households 1,222
Population in Familes 1,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 448
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,462
Average Household Income $74,674
Per Capita Income $29,227
Wealth Index3 78

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 380 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $141,509
Housing Affordability Index2 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 460
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 319
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.99% 0.81%
Households 1.09% 0.81%
Families 0.42% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

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, 2019 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 # 257 46th
Population Density # 289 39th
Diversity Index # 458 4th
Median Household Income # 141 70th
Per Capita Income # 73 85th

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