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North Vacherie, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The North Vacherie Census Designated Place had a population of 2,407 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for North Vacherie is located at latitude 29.9969 and longitude -90.7056 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the North Vacherie Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The North Vacherie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403356) 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 North Vacherie Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. James Parish.


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North Vacherie, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

North Vacherie, LA Housing Affordability Index is 201
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

North Vacherie, LA Wealth Index is 58
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 2,407
Population in Households 2,407
Population in Familes 2,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 435
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,951
Average Household Income $61,791
Per Capita Income $21,248
Wealth Index3 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 568 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $136,290
Housing Affordability Index2 201
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 839
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 657
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 0.28% 0.09%
Households 0.38% 0.1%
Families 0.27% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

North Vacherie, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Vacherie 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 # 183 62nd
Population Density # 294 38th
Diversity Index # 307 36th
Median Household Income # 129 73rd
Per Capita Income # 268 44th

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