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North Vacherie, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The North Vacherie Census Designated Place had a population of 2,218 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for North Vacherie is located at latitude 30.0075 and longitude -90.7119 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the North Vacherie Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

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


Total Population 2,218
Daytime Population: Workers 563
Daytime Population: Residents 1,264
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,827
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 2,218
Population in Familes 1,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 400
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $49,549
Average Household Income $63,430
Per Capita Income $21,795


Total Housing Units 888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 573 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $125,309
Average Home Value $133,275


Total Households 775
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 608
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 -0.77% -0.53%
Households -0.61% -0.44%
Families -0.73% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 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 # 189 60th
Population Density # 304 36th
Diversity Index # 305 36th
Median Household Income # 135 72nd
Per Capita Income # 243 49th

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