Natchitoches Parish LA Information


Natchitoches Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 40,597
Daytime Population: Workers 14,434
Daytime Population: Residents 24,854
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,288
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 38,392
Population in Familes 29,947
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,205
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $29,493
Average Household Income $49,466
Per Capita Income $20,165


Total Housing Units 19,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,161 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,827 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,185 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $117,417
Average Home Value $154,137


Total Households 15,988
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 9,846
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 0.36% 0.28%
Households 0.33% 0.27%
Families 0.02% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.19%


Natchitoches Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Natchitoches 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 # 30 55th
Population Density # 44 33rd
Diversity Index # 12 83rd
Median Household Income # 60 8th
Per Capita Income # 50 23rd

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