Union Parish LA Information


Union Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,098
Daytime Population: Workers 5,917
Daytime Population: Residents 14,423
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,340
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 22,622
Population in Familes 18,872
Population in Group Qrtrs 476
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $40,808
Average Household Income $58,202
Per Capita Income $24,042


Total Housing Units 11,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,927 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,401 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,250 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $96,423
Average Home Value $132,824


Total Households 9,328
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 6,416
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 0.23% 0.13%
Households 0.28% 0.19%
Families 0.03% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   3.04%


Union Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union 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 # 43 34th
Population Density # 53 19th
Diversity Index # 46 31st
Median Household Income # 32 52nd
Per Capita Income # 24 64th

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