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Convent, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Convent Census Designated Place had a population of 645 as of July 1, 2017. Convent ranks in the lower 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 Convent is located at latitude 30.0152 and longitude -90.8202 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the Convent Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 1.44 sq. miles. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Convent Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583534) 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 Convent Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. James Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Convent 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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Convent, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 645
Daytime Population: Workers 1,682
Daytime Population: Residents 370
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,052
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.18
Population in Households 565
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 166
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $42,053
Average Household Income $55,248
Per Capita Income $21,812


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $93,116
Average Home Value $146,319


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 147
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 -1.33% -0.98%
Households -1.37% -1.03%
Families -1.25% -1.11%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Convent, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Convent 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 # 351 26th
Population Density # 399 16th
Diversity Index # 213 55th
Median Household Income # 208 56th
Per Capita Income # 242 49th

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