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Laplace, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Laplace Census Designated Place had a population of 29,845 as of July 1, 2018. Laplace ranks in the upper 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 Laplace is located at latitude 30.0722 and longitude -90.477 in St. John the Baptist Parish. The formal boundaries for the Laplace Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.89 sq. miles and a water area of 1.16 sq. miles. St. John the Baptist Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Laplace Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403219) 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 Laplace Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. John the Baptist Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laplace: Bonnet Carre, Eugenia, La Place, Ory.

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


Total Population 29,845
Population in Households 29,626
Population in Familes 25,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 219
Population Density2 1,429
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $59,916
Average Household Income $73,988
Per Capita Income $25,907


Total Housing Units 11,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,052 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,302 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 951 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $180,371
Average Home Value $199,609


Total Households 10,353
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 7,900
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 -0.01% 0.12%
Households 0.03% 0.15%
Families -0.13% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

Laplace, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laplace 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 # 15 97th
Population Density # 93 81st
Diversity Index # 30 94th
Median Household Income # 42 91st
Per Capita Income # 111 77th

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