Fort Jesup, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Jesup, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Fort Jesup Census Designated Place had a population of 548 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Jesup ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Fort Jesup is located at latitude 31.6114 and longitude -93.4062 in Sabine Parish. The formal boundaries for the Fort Jesup Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sabine Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Fort Jesup Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586679) 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 Fort Jesup Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sabine Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Jesup: Fort Jessup.

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Fort Jesup, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 548
Population in Households 548
Population in Familes 476
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 128
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $45,640
Average Household Income $88,523
Per Capita Income $32,755


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $99,419
Average Home Value $137,081


Total Households 195
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 145
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 0.9% 0.43%
Households 0.77% 0.31%
Families -0.25% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Fort Jesup, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Jesup 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 # 366 23rd
Population Density # 420 12th
Diversity Index # 368 22nd
Median Household Income # 161 66th
Per Capita Income # 29 94th

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