Lacombe, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lacombe, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Lacombe Census Designated Place had a population of 9,594 as of July 1, 2018. Lacombe 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 Lacombe is located at latitude 30.3141 and longitude -89.9306 in St. Tammany Parish. The formal boundaries for the Lacombe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.45 sq. miles and a water area of 1.06 sq. miles. St. Tammany Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Lacombe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403181) 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 Lacombe Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Tammany Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lacombe: Bayou Lacomb, Lacomb.

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


Total Population 9,594
Population in Households 9,501
Population in Familes 7,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 363
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $47,326
Average Household Income $70,166
Per Capita Income $27,050


Total Housing Units 4,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,162 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 513 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $196,649
Average Home Value $216,912


Total Households 3,675
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,573
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 1.22% 1.29%
Households 1.18% 1.28%
Families 0.89% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Lacombe, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lacombe 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 # 65 86th
Population Density # 316 34th
Diversity Index # 96 80th
Median Household Income # 144 70th
Per Capita Income # 91 81st

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