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New Llano, Louisiana
Town
Location of New Llano in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.
Location of New Llano in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Vernon
Area
 • Total 2.71 sq mi (7.01 km2)
 • Land 2.67 sq mi (6.92 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation
217 ft (66 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,213
 • Density 827.60/sq mi (319.59/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 337
FIPS code 22-54175

New Llano is a town in Vernon Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,504 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Fort Polk South Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Originally known as Stables, the town was renamed when 200 members of the Socialist commune Llano del Rio Cooperative Colony in California relocated to this site in 1917, giving the town its present name. It continued to function as a socialist commune with citizens pooling and sharing resources and wealth until 1937.

Geography

New Llano is located at 31°6′53″N 93°16′47″W / 31.11472°N 93.27972°W / 31.11472; -93.27972 (31.114793, -93.279793).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.5 km²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 277
1960 264 −4.7%
1970 1,800 581.8%
1980 2,213 22.9%
1990 2,660 20.2%
2000 2,415 −9.2%
2010 2,504 3.7%
2020 2,213 −11.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

New Llano racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 837 37.82%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 843 38.09%
Native American 26 1.17%
Asian 114 5.15%
Pacific Islander 11 0.5%
Other/Mixed 160 7.23%
Hispanic or Latino 222 10.03%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,213 people, 934 households, and 591 families residing in the town.

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