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Louise, Texas - Basic Facts

The Louise Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wharton County at latitude 29.1131 and longitude -96.4124. Wharton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

The formal official name is the Louise Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Louise, Texas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Louise indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Louise Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Louise, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 975
Population in Households 940
Population in Familes 829
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 347
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $143,929
Average Home Value $191,209


Median Household Income $52,157
Average Household Income $72,014
Per Capita Income $25,084
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.48% -0.27%
Households -0.34% -0.23%
Families 0.0% -0.31%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Louise, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Louise to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 999 43rd
Population Density1 # 1580 10th
Diversity Index2 # 431 75th
Median Household Income # 551 69th
Per Capita Income # 531 70th

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