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Violet, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Violet Census Designated Place had a population of 5,538 as of July 1, 2018. Violet ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Violet is located at latitude 29.8958 and longitude -89.8978 in St. Bernard Parish. The formal boundaries for the Violet Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles. St. Bernard Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Violet Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402973) 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 Violet Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District E, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Bernard Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Violet: Bank Station, Borgne Mouth, Canal.

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


Total Population 5,538
Population in Households 5,524
Population in Familes 4,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 1,411
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,839
Average Household Income $45,057
Per Capita Income $15,537


Total Housing Units 2,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,477 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 415 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $123,896
Average Home Value $137,508


Total Households 1,891
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,439
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 1.31% 0.34%
Households 1.3% 0.29%
Families 1.01% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Violet, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Violet 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 # 104 78th
Population Density # 96 80th
Diversity Index # 120 74th
Median Household Income # 380 20th
Per Capita Income # 446 6th

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