Chauvin, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Chauvin, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Chauvin Census Designated Place had a population of 2,986 as of July 1, 2018. Chauvin 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 Chauvin is located at latitude 29.4453 and longitude -90.5936 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Chauvin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Chauvin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402767) 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 Chauvin Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Terrebonne Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chauvin: Bayou Petit Caillou, Little Caillou.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,986
Population in Households 2,986
Population in Familes 2,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 627
Diversity Index3 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,679
Average Household Income $55,510
Per Capita Income $19,053

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 807 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $93,188
Average Home Value $112,376
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,013
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 776
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% 0.29%
Households 0.33% 0.29%
Families 0.08% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Chauvin, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chauvin 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 # 165 65th
Population Density # 226 53rd
Diversity Index # 416 12th
Median Household Income # 184 61st
Per Capita Income # 352 26th

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