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Ventress, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Ventress Census Designated Place had a population of 909 as of July 1, 2019. Ventress 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 Ventress is located at latitude 30.6819 and longitude -91.4082 in Pointe Coupee Parish. The formal boundaries for the Ventress Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Pointe Coupee Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Ventress Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586715) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Ventress Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pointe Coupee Parish.


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Ventress, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ventress, LA Housing Affordability Index is 166
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

Ventress, LA Wealth Index is 65
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 909
Population in Households 909
Population in Familes 725
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 449
Diversity Index1 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,222
Average Household Income $62,443
Per Capita Income $27,191
Wealth Index3 65

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $169,922
Housing Affordability Index2 166
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 263
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 0.23% -0.11%
Households 0.3% 0.0%
Families 0.12% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Ventress, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ventress 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 # 305 36th
Population Density # 288 39th
Diversity Index # 397 16th
Median Household Income # 134 72nd
Per Capita Income # 109 77th

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