Hester CDP, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Hester CDP, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Hester Census Designated Place had a population of 530 as of July 1, 2019. Hester CDP 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 Hester CDP is located at latitude 30.0277 and longitude -90.771 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the Hester Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles.

The Hester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583537) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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


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Hester CDP, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hester CDP, LA Housing Affordability Index is 238
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Hester CDP, LA Wealth Index is 110
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 530
Population in Households 530
Population in Familes 478
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 153
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,827
Average Household Income $91,556
Per Capita Income $30,819
Wealth Index3 110

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $173,810
Housing Affordability Index2 238
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.68% 0.41%
Households 0.79% 0.43%
Families 0.7% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.91%
Per Capita Income   3.54%

Hester CDP, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hester CDP to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 371 22nd
Population Density # 406 15th
Diversity Index # 245 48th
Median Household Income # 20 96th
Per Capita Income # 51 89th

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