Tangipahoa Parish LA Information


Tangipahoa Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 133,414
Daytime Population: Workers 47,866
Daytime Population: Residents 77,523
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 125,389
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 129,760
Population in Familes 104,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,654
Population Density2 169
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $41,624
Average Household Income $58,102
Per Capita Income $22,697


Total Housing Units 55,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,035 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,304 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,276 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $171,256
Average Home Value $200,375


Total Households 50,339
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 33,549
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 1.35% 1.33%
Households 1.52% 1.45%
Families 1.25% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Tangipahoa Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tangipahoa Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 12 83rd
Population Density # 13 81st
Diversity Index # 33 52nd
Median Household Income # 28 58th
Per Capita Income # 31 53rd

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