Bogalusa, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bogalusa, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Bogalusa had a population of 11,848 as of July 1, 2018. Bogalusa 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 Bogalusa is located at latitude 30.7754 and longitude -89.8617 in Washington Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Bogalusa (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Washington Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 95 feet.

The City of Bogalusa (GNIS ID: 2403888) 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 Bogalusa is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bogalusa: Bogaloosa.

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


Total Population 11,848
Population in Households 11,661
Population in Familes 9,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density2 1,247
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $27,774
Average Household Income $41,272
Per Capita Income $17,076


Total Housing Units 5,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,622 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,172 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,049 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $97,560
Average Home Value $126,324


Total Households 4,794
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,927
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 -0.39% -0.15%
Households -0.41% -0.17%
Families -0.62% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Bogalusa, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bogalusa 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 # 49 90th
Population Density # 111 77th
Diversity Index # 73 85th
Median Household Income # 421 11th
Per Capita Income # 409 14th

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