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Kaplan, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Kaplan had a population of 4,651 as of July 1, 2018. Kaplan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kaplan is located at latitude 29.998 and longitude -92.2849 in Vermilion Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Kaplan encompass a land area of 2.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vermilion Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Kaplan (GNIS ID: 2404817) 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 City of Kaplan is located within Parish Governing Authority District 10, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermilion Parish.

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


Total Population 4,651
Population in Households 4,544
Population in Familes 3,507
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 2,006
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $36,428
Average Household Income $49,233
Per Capita Income $20,862


Total Housing Units 2,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,256 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 653 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 309 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $89,175
Average Home Value $112,768


Total Households 1,909
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,171
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 0.1% 0.24%
Households 0.11% 0.25%
Families -0.14% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Kaplan, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kaplan 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 # 120 75th
Population Density # 55 89th
Diversity Index # 345 27th
Median Household Income # 306 36th
Per Capita Income # 285 40th

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