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Lutcher, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lutcher had a population of 3,319 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lutcher is located at latitude 30.063 and longitude -90.7117 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lutcher (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Lutcher (GNIS ID: 2406060) 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 Lutcher is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. James Parish.

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


Total Population 3,319
Daytime Population: Workers 1,362
Daytime Population: Residents 2,120
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,482
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 3,247
Population in Familes 2,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 987
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $53,902
Average Household Income $74,901
Per Capita Income $27,912


Total Housing Units 1,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 909 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 306 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $135,031
Average Home Value $188,476


Total Households 1,214
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 885
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 -0.96% -0.61%
Households -0.84% -0.52%
Families -0.99% -0.64%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Lutcher, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lutcher 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 # 151 68th
Population Density # 154 68th
Diversity Index # 147 69th
Median Household Income # 87 82nd
Per Capita Income # 72 85th

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