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People

Total Population 1,950
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 9.2%
Employed Population 16+ 724
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 36.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,521
% Above Poverty Level 74.4%
% Below Poverty Level 25.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.2%
Median Gross Rent $585
Median House Value $64,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 0.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Duson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Lafayette
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70529
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.235
Longitude -92.185

Duson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAFAYETTE
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.5 inches
Station CROWLEY 2 NE
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 60.1 inches
Station LAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cankton 641 $51,875
Carencro 8,269 $53,789
Lafayette 124,982 $64,805
Maurice 1,498 $70,357
Rayne 7,988 $42,065
Scott 8,865 $66,607

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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