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Epps, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Epps had a population of 852 as of July 1, 2020. Epps ranks in the upper 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 Epps is located at latitude 32.604 and longitude -91.4779 in West Carroll Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Epps encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. West Carroll Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Village of Epps (GNIS ID: 2407450) 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 Village of Epps is located within Parish Governing Authority District A, a minor civil division (MCD) of West Carroll Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Epps: Calvit, Lefay.


Epps, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 852 (100%)
Population in Households 588 (69.0%)
Population in Families 495 (58.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 264 (31.0%)
Population Density 882
Diversity Index2 61


Median Household Income $29,728
Average Household Income $40,602
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $11,909
Wealth Index5 32


Total HU (Housing Units) 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $61,111
Average Home Value $79,110
Housing Affordability Index3 313


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.02% -0.31%
Households 0.05% -0.42%
Families -0.07% -0.59%
Median Household Income   -0.91%
Per Capita Income   -0.36%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.41%


Epps, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Epps to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 315 34th
Population Density # 170 64th
Median Household Income # 380 20th
Housing Affordability Index # 427 90th
Per Capita Income # 467 2nd
Diversity Index # 46 91st

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