Morehouse Parish LA Information


Morehouse Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,807
Daytime Population: Workers 6,458
Daytime Population: Residents 17,483
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,941
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 26,039
Population in Familes 21,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 768
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $28,314
Average Household Income $42,743
Per Capita Income $17,257


Total Housing Units 12,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,748 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,725 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,950 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $93,466
Average Home Value $117,979


Total Households 10,473
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 7,166
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 -0.59% -0.64%
Households -0.49% -0.58%
Families -0.74% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


Morehouse Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morehouse Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 38 42nd
Population Density # 43 34th
Diversity Index # 19 72nd
Median Household Income # 61 6th
Per Capita Income # 62 5th

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