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Powhatan, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Powhatan had a population of 135 as of July 1, 2017. Powhatan ranks in the lower 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 Powhatan is located at latitude 31.8738 and longitude -93.2032 in Natchitoches Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Powhatan (see map below) 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powhatan: Irono.

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


Total Population 135
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 77
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 85
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 135
Population in Familes 108
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 251
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $36,173
Average Household Income $64,131
Per Capita Income $25,935


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $81,818
Average Home Value $113,816


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 40
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 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.46% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

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, 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 # 462 3rd
Population Density # 358 25th
Diversity Index # 128 73rd
Median Household Income # 301 37th
Per Capita Income # 117 76th

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