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Edgard, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Edgard Census Designated Place had a population of 2,518 as of July 1, 2018. Edgard ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edgard is located at latitude 30.0308 and longitude -90.5441 in St. John the Baptist Parish. The formal boundaries for the Edgard Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.38 sq. miles and a water area of 2.44 sq. miles. St. John the Baptist Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Edgard Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402442) 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 Edgard Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. John the Baptist Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edgard: Saint John, Saint John Settlement.

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Edgard, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,518
Population in Households 2,518
Population in Familes 2,201
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 221
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $34,037
Average Household Income $47,004
Per Capita Income $16,768


Total Housing Units 1,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 665 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $156,955


Total Households 898
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 665
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.53%
Households 0.57% 0.55%
Families 0.31% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Edgard, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgard to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 178 63rd
Population Density # 372 22nd
Diversity Index # 460 3rd
Median Household Income # 344 28th
Per Capita Income # 417 12th

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