Washington Parish LA Information


Washington Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 48,054
Population in Households 46,472
Population in Familes 38,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,582
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $31,888
Average Household Income $48,852
Per Capita Income $19,117


Total Housing Units 21,515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,936 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,489 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,090 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $114,406
Average Home Value $147,445


Total Households 18,425
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 12,240
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% 0.24%
Households 0.21% 0.23%
Families -0.06% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.92%


Washington Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents 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 # 25 63rd
Population Density # 27 59th
Diversity Index # 47 28th
Median Household Income # 56 14th
Per Capita Income # 58 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.