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Sarepta, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sarepta had a population of 935 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sarepta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sarepta, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 935
Daytime Population: Workers 206
Daytime Population: Residents 563
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 769
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 935
Population in Familes 800
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 583
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $47,246
Average Household Income $59,074
Per Capita Income $23,067


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $85,045
Average Home Value $107,018


Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 263
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 0.67% 0.34%
Households 0.58% 0.27%
Families 0.93% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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, 2017 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 # 300 37th
Population Density # 239 50th
Diversity Index # 454 4th
Median Household Income # 155 68th
Per Capita Income # 189 60th

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