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New Roads, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of New Roads had a population of 4,904 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for New Roads is located at latitude 30.7016 and longitude -91.4362 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of New Roads 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 8, 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

New Roads, LA Housing Affordability Index is 123
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

New Roads, LA Wealth Index is 68
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,904
Population in Households 4,788
Population in Familes 3,777
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density 1,070
Diversity Index1 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,247
Average Household Income $61,798
Per Capita Income $25,584
Wealth Index3 68

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,186 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 889 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $162,787
Housing Affordability Index2 123
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,074
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,267
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.16% -0.04%
Households 0.29% 0.03%
Families 0.38% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

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, 2019 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 # 115 76th
Population Density # 138 71st
Diversity Index # 140 71st
Median Household Income # 301 37th
Per Capita Income # 135 72nd

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