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Tangipahoa, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Tangipahoa had a population of 789 as of July 1, 2017. Tangipahoa ranks in the lower 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 Tangipahoa is located at latitude 30.8758 and longitude -90.5138 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tangipahoa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tangipahoa Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Village of Tangipahoa (GNIS ID: 2407558) 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 Tangipahoa is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tangipahoa Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tangipahoa 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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Tangipahoa, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 789
Daytime Population: Workers 48
Daytime Population: Residents 553
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 601
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 789
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 785
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $19,322
Average Household Income $27,292
Per Capita Income $10,444


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $66,379
Average Home Value $104,421


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.74% 0.95%
Households 0.93% 0.99%
Families 0.49% 0.79%
Median Household Income   -0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.06%

Tangipahoa, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tangipahoa 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 # 319 32nd
Population Density # 192 60th
Diversity Index # 383 19th
Median Household Income # 470 1st
Per Capita Income # 474 0th

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