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Sorrel, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Sorrel Census Designated Place had a population of 768 as of July 1, 2017. Sorrel ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Sorrel is located at latitude 29.8884 and longitude -91.6266 in St. Mary Parish. The formal boundaries for the Sorrel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. St. Mary Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Sorrel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586710) 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 Sorrel Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sorrel 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 Sorrel: Cypre Mort, Cypremort, Cypre-Mort, Cypre-Mort Station, Garrel, Sorel, Sorrell, Sorrell Station, Sorrells.

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


Total Population 768
Daytime Population: Workers 171
Daytime Population: Residents 551
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 722
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 768
Population in Familes 681
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 363
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $40,446
Average Household Income $58,889
Per Capita Income $20,547


Total Housing Units 287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 225 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $85,833
Average Home Value $114,889


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 205
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 0.04% -0.29%
Households 0.16% -0.15%
Families -0.4% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Sorrel, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sorrel 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 # 325 31st
Population Density # 314 34th
Diversity Index # 78 83rd
Median Household Income # 233 51st
Per Capita Income # 295 38th

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