Tickfaw, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Tickfaw, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Tickfaw had a population of 728 as of July 1, 2018. Tickfaw 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 Tickfaw is located at latitude 30.5771 and longitude -90.4872 in Tangipahoa Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tickfaw (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tangipahoa Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Village of Tickfaw (GNIS ID: 2407561) 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 Tickfaw is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tangipahoa Parish.

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


Total Population 728
Population in Households 708
Population in Familes 566
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 455
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $38,906
Average Household Income $51,187
Per Capita Income $20,829


Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $114,844
Average Home Value $177,186


Total Households 282
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 181
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 0.58% 0.76%
Households 0.66% 0.84%
Families 0.41% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Tickfaw, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tickfaw 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 # 332 30th
Population Density # 284 40th
Diversity Index # 42 91st
Median Household Income # 246 48th
Per Capita Income # 286 40th

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