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People

Total Population 2,144
Male Share of the Population 40.9%
Female Share of the Population 59.1%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 925
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 43.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,000
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $563
Median House Value $83,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 2.8%

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

Erath Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Vermilion
Standard Zip Codes 70533
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.958
Longitude -92.035

Erath 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 NEW IBERIA
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches
Station LELAND BOWMAN LOCK
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 60 F
Apr Temp 59 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 90 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.9 inches
Station LAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance 17 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
Abbeville 12,381 $37,396
Broussard 9,637 $80,750
Delcambre 2,232 $46,850
Maurice 1,498 $70,357
New Iberia 30,782 $50,310
Youngsville 10,109 $91,181

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

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Erath High Schools

ERATH HIGH SCHOOL
808 SOUTH BROADWAY STREET
337-937-8451
Serves 488 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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