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Parks, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Parks had a population of 726 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Parks is located at latitude 30.2178 and longitude -91.8276 in St. Martin Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Parks (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. St. Martin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Village of Parks (GNIS ID: 2407520) 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 Village of Parks is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Martin Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parks population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parks: La Pointe De Repose, Potier.

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Parks, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 726
Daytime Population: Workers 190
Daytime Population: Residents 482
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 726
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 861
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $52,098
Average Household Income $64,244
Per Capita Income $22,796


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $151,613
Average Home Value $161,623


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 212
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 1.3% 1.16%
Households 1.2% 1.06%
Families 1.67% 0.93%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Parks, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parks 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 # 335 30th
Population Density # 177 63rd
Diversity Index # 277 42nd
Median Household Income # 106 78th
Per Capita Income # 202 58th

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