Estherwood, Louisiana

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Estherwood, Louisiana

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High Points

Estherwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Estherwood Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Estherwood Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 18% Estherwood Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Estherwood, Louisiana

Comparing Estherwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Racial Diversity 6 1
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Well-Paid Single Women 3 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 8
People Above Poverty 4 9
Median Family Income 3 7
People in Middle Class or Better 2 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 5
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 4 3

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Estherwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles W of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Acadia
Metro Area Lafayette
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70534
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.18
Longitude -92.464

Estherwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CROWLEY 2 NE
Distance 7.6 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
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 58 F
Apr Temp 59 to 75 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches
Distance 28.8 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
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Estherwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 807 100%
Male 392 48.6%
Female 415 51.4%
Under 18 238 29.5%
18+ 569 70.5%
65+ 85 10.5%
Median Age 32
Average Family Size 3.28
White 751 93.1%
African-American 38 4.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Estherwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 836
Growth 29
Growth % 3.6%

Estherwood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Acadian/Cajun 31.3%
US/American 23.7%
French Canadian 23.2%
French (except Basque) 11.8%
German 4%
English 1.8%
Irish 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Estherwood 807 $33,125
Crowley 14,225 $28,180
Gueydan 1,598 $32,039
Iota 1,376 $31,328
Jennings 10,986 $30,783
Mermentau 721 $31,250
Morse 759 $28,750
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