Sarepta, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sarepta, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sarepta had a population of 921 as of July 1, 2018. Sarepta ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Sarepta is located at latitude 32.895 and longitude -93.4515 in Webster Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sarepta (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The Town of Sarepta (GNIS ID: 2407292) 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 Town of Sarepta is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster Parish.

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


Total Population 921
Population in Households 921
Population in Familes 791
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 574
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $45,775
Average Household Income $57,582
Per Capita Income $22,831


Total Housing Units 412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $87,939
Average Home Value $106,734


Total Households 360
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 260
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 0.4% -0.07%
Households 0.41% -0.11%
Families 0.67% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Sarepta, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sarepta 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 # 302 36th
Population Density # 247 48th
Diversity Index # 454 4th
Median Household Income # 158 67th
Per Capita Income # 199 58th

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