New Roads, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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New Roads, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of New Roads had a population of 5,011 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for New Roads is located at latitude 30.6959 and longitude -91.4538 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of New Roads (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.58 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 City of New Roads (GNIS ID: 2404366) 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 City of New Roads is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pointe Coupee Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Roads: Chomin Neuf, Newroads, Saint Marys.

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


Total Population 5,011
Population in Households 4,895
Population in Familes 3,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 1,094
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $33,026
Average Household Income $57,248
Per Capita Income $24,362


Total Housing Units 2,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,229 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 875 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 306 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $171,875
Average Home Value $243,394


Total Households 2,104
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,289
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 0.44% 0.3%
Households 0.5% 0.34%
Families 0.64% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

New Roads, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Roads 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 # 113 76th
Population Density # 133 72nd
Diversity Index # 136 71st
Median Household Income # 361 24th
Per Capita Income # 146 69th

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