Lacombe, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lacombe, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Lacombe Census Designated Place had a population of 9,439 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lacombe 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 Lacombe: Bayou Lacomb, Lacomb.

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


Total Population 9,439
Daytime Population: Workers 1,026
Daytime Population: Residents 5,312
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,338
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 9,347
Population in Familes 7,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 357
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $48,310
Average Household Income $68,100
Per Capita Income $26,387


Total Housing Units 4,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,050 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 581 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 380 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $191,422
Average Home Value $214,033


Total Households 3,632
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,546
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 1.16% 1.21%
Households 1.18% 1.23%
Families 0.86% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

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, 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 # 65 86th
Population Density # 321 32nd
Diversity Index # 94 80th
Median Household Income # 147 69th
Per Capita Income # 100 79th

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