Fordoche, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fordoche, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fordoche had a population of 1,055 as of July 1, 2018. Fordoche ranks in the lower 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 Fordoche is located at latitude 30.594 and longitude -91.6179 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fordoche (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pointe Coupee Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Fordoche (GNIS ID: 2406504) 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 Town of Fordoche is located within Parish Governing Authority District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pointe Coupee Parish.

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


Total Population 1,055
Population in Households 1,055
Population in Familes 917
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 434
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $44,749
Average Household Income $59,809
Per Capita Income $23,324


Total Housing Units 453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $135,326
Average Home Value $140,865


Total Households 426
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 315
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 1.57% 1.15%
Households 1.59% 1.15%
Families 1.44% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Fordoche, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fordoche 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 # 280 41st
Population Density # 293 38th
Diversity Index # 386 19th
Median Household Income # 169 65th
Per Capita Income # 183 62nd

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