The City of Natchitoches had a population of 18,351 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Natchitoches is located at latitude 31.7607 and longitude -93.0863 in Natchitoches Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Natchitoches encompass a land area of 22.7 sq. miles and a water area of 3.69 sq. miles. Natchitoches Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.
The City of Natchitoches (GNIS ID: 2404352) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Natchitoches: Nachitoches.
|Total Population||18,351 (100%)|
|Population in Households||16,193 (88.2%)|
|Population in Families||11,690 (63.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2,158 (11.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$24,351|
|Average Household Income||$43,301|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||29%|
|Per Capita Income||$16,788|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,165 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,065 (25.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,996 (61.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,104 (13.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$166,450|
|Average Home Value||$186,077|
|Housing Affordability Index3||92|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.26%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.3%|
The table below compares Natchitoches to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 26||95th|
|Population Density||# 186||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 443||7th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 26||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 392||18th|
|Diversity Index||# 122||74th|
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