Cheneyville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cheneyville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Cheneyville had a population of 653 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cheneyville is located at latitude 31.011 and longitude -92.2901 in Rapides Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cheneyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rapides Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Town of Cheneyville (GNIS ID: 2406260) 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 Cheneyville is located within Parish Governing Authority District H, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rapides Parish.

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

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


Total Population 653
Daytime Population: Workers 69
Daytime Population: Residents 471
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 540
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 639
Population in Familes 500
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 643
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $32,224
Average Household Income $46,069
Per Capita Income $19,101


Total Housing Units 310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $80,556
Average Home Value $95,118


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 152
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 0.61% 0.52%
Households 0.49% 0.46%
Families 0.37% 0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Cheneyville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheneyville 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 # 350 26th
Population Density # 222 53rd
Diversity Index # 236 50th
Median Household Income # 369 22nd
Per Capita Income # 357 25th

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