Fordoche, Louisiana

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Fordoche, Louisiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Fordoche Affordability of Property Taxes
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 15% Fordoche People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 17% Fordoche Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 17% Fordoche Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Fordoche, Louisiana

Comparing Fordoche 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 9 9
Racial Diversity 8 2
Age of the Population 5 9
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 9
People in Middle Class or Better 5 9
People Above Poverty 4 9
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 4 7
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Rents 7 4
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Fordoche Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles W of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Pointe Coupee
Standard Zip Codes 70732
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.595
Longitude -91.616

Fordoche Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 61.1 inches
Station BRUSLY 2 W
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
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Fordoche Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 933 100%
Male 465 49.8%
Female 468 50.2%
Under 18 236 25.3%
18+ 697 74.7%
65+ 128 13.7%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.99
White 846 90.7%
African-American 80 8.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.8%

Estimated Fordoche Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 949
Growth 16
Growth % 1.7%

Fordoche 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
French (except Basque) 29.2%
US/American 16.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
French Canadian 13.6%
Italian 11.6%
Acadian/Cajun 6.3%
German 4.5%
English 2.3%
Irish 1.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fordoche 933 $40,313
Krotz Springs 1,219 $31,842
Livonia 1,339 $42,721
Maringouin 1,262 $28,359
Melville 1,376 $20,625
Morganza 659 $36,563
New Roads 4,966 $31,250
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