Folsom, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Folsom, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Folsom had a population of 785 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Folsom is located at latitude 30.6324 and longitude -90.1961 in St. Tammany Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Folsom (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Tammany Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Village of Folsom (GNIS ID: 2407456) 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 Folsom is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Tammany Parish.

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

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


Total Population 785
Daytime Population: Workers 340
Daytime Population: Residents 403
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 743
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 785
Population in Familes 660
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 478
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $52,385
Average Household Income $67,768
Per Capita Income $26,113


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $210,526
Average Home Value $258,302


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 225
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 1.28% 1.48%
Households 1.33% 1.47%
Families 1.57% 1.38%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Folsom, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Folsom 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 # 322 32nd
Population Density # 270 43rd
Diversity Index # 247 48th
Median Household Income # 105 78th
Per Capita Income # 109 77th

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