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The Village of Powhatan had a population of 145 as of July 1, 2018. Powhatan ranks in the upper 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 Powhatan is located at latitude 31.8729 and longitude -93.2013 in Natchitoches Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Powhatan encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Natchitoches Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Village of Powhatan (GNIS ID: 2407531) 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 Powhatan is located within Parish Governing Authority District 10, a minor civil division (MCD) of Natchitoches Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powhatan: Irono.

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Powhatan, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 145
Population in Households 145
Population in Familes 117
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 269
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $36,507
Average Household Income $69,425
Per Capita Income $27,854


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $84,615
Average Home Value $118,125


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.87% 0.81%
Households 0.76% 0.6%
Families 2.18% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   0.76%

Powhatan, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powhatan to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 461 3rd
Population Density # 351 26th
Diversity Index # 90 81st
Median Household Income # 304 36th
Per Capita Income # 76 84th

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