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Parks, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Parks had a population of 691 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Parks is located at latitude 30.2144 and longitude -91.8321 in St. Martin Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Parks 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.

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

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Parks, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Parks, LA Housing Affordability Index is 208
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Parks, LA Wealth Index is 107
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 691
Population in Households 691
Population in Familes 608
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 820
Diversity Index1 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,671
Average Household Income $82,167
Per Capita Income $29,644
Wealth Index3 107

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $172,727
Housing Affordability Index2 208
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 267
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.48% 0.43%
Households 0.54% 0.45%
Families 0.89% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

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, 2019 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 # 346 27th
Population Density # 185 61st
Diversity Index # 275 42nd
Median Household Income # 47 90th
Per Capita Income # 65 86th

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