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Coushatta, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Coushatta had a population of 1,614 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Coushatta is located at latitude 32.0258 and longitude -93.3406 in Red River Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Coushatta (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Red River Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.

The Town of Coushatta (GNIS ID: 2406325) 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 Coushatta is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Red River Parish.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coushatta: Coushatta Chite.

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


Total Population 1,614
Daytime Population: Workers 1,894
Daytime Population: Residents 1,132
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,026
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.87
Population in Households 1,469
Population in Familes 1,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density2 483
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $26,090
Average Household Income $46,436
Per Capita Income $17,054


Total Housing Units 729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (34.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $90,000
Average Home Value $130,444


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 361
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 -2.67% -1.63%
Households -2.76% -1.69%
Families -3.08% -1.9%
Median Household Income   -0.79%
Per Capita Income   0.99%

Coushatta, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coushatta 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 # 225 53rd
Population Density # 269 43rd
Diversity Index # 198 58th
Median Household Income # 436 8th
Per Capita Income # 414 13th

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