Port Barre, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Port Barre, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Port Barre had a population of 2,077 as of July 1, 2018. Port Barre ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Port Barre is located at latitude 30.5555 and longitude -91.956 in St. Landry Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Port Barre (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. St. Landry Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Town of Port Barre (GNIS ID: 2407148) 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 Port Barre is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Landry Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Barre: Barres Landing.

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


Total Population 2,077
Population in Households 2,077
Population in Familes 1,747
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,927
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $35,280
Average Household Income $55,366
Per Capita Income $21,393


Total Housing Units 914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 246 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $96,377
Average Home Value $116,220


Total Households 822
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 569
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 0.13% 0.13%
Households 0.18% 0.17%
Families 0.32% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.11%

Port Barre, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Barre 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 # 200 58th
Population Density # 62 87th
Diversity Index # 264 45th
Median Household Income # 321 32nd
Per Capita Income # 258 46th

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