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Bastrop, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bastrop had a population of 10,635 as of July 1, 2017. Bastrop ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bastrop is located at latitude 32.775 and longitude -91.9058 in Morehouse Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Bastrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morehouse Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The City of Bastrop (GNIS ID: 2403818) 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 City of Bastrop is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morehouse Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bastrop population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 10,635
Daytime Population: Workers 4,145
Daytime Population: Residents 7,105
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,250
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 10,303
Population in Familes 8,404
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density2 1,195
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $23,868
Average Household Income $33,616
Per Capita Income $13,426


Total Housing Units 4,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,998 (41.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,024 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 744 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $75,155
Average Home Value $93,149


Total Households 4,021
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,632
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 -0.91% -0.76%
Households -0.86% -0.73%
Families -1.25% -0.91%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Bastrop, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bastrop 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 # 57 88th
Population Density # 121 75th
Diversity Index # 248 48th
Median Household Income # 453 5th
Per Capita Income # 466 2nd

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