DeRidder, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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DeRidder, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of DeRidder had a population of 10,992 as of July 1, 2018. DeRidder ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 DeRidder is located at latitude 30.8463 and longitude -93.2891 in Beauregard Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of DeRidder encompass a land area of 9.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Beauregard Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of DeRidder are located in Beauregard Parish, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Vernon Parish.

The City of DeRidder (GNIS ID: 2404220) 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 DeRidder is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3C, a minor civil division (MCD) of Beauregard Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DeRidder: De Ridder, DeKidder, Schovall.

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


Total Population 10,992
Population in Households 10,735
Population in Familes 8,826
Population in Group Qrtrs 257
Population Density2 1,191
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $38,855
Average Household Income $58,857
Per Capita Income $23,410


Total Housing Units 4,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,664 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,634 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 527 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $150,600
Average Home Value $162,697


Total Households 4,298
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,854
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 0.44% 0.29%
Households 0.38% 0.25%
Families 0.47% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

DeRidder, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeRidder 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 # 55 89th
Population Density # 121 75th
Diversity Index # 92 80th
Median Household Income # 249 48th
Per Capita Income # 180 62nd

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