Grosse Tete, Louisiana

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Grosse Tete, Louisiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Grosse Tete Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Grosse Tete Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Grosse Tete, Louisiana

Comparing Grosse Tete 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
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Racial Diversity 9 5
Age of the Population 4 8
Senior Citizens 4 6
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Male Share of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 5
Portion of People Married 3 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 8 5
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Grosse Tete Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles W of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Iberville
Standard Zip Codes 70740
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.41
Longitude -91.433

Grosse Tete Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BRUSLY 2 W
Distance 10.1 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 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.7 inches
Distance 35.8 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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Grosse Tete Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 670 100%
Male 302 45.1%
Female 368 54.9%
Under 18 183 27.3%
18+ 487 72.7%
65+ 93 13.9%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.06
White 372 55.5%
African-American 287 42.8%
Asian 5 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Grosse Tete Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 626
Growth -44
Growth % -6.6%

Grosse Tete 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.2%
US/American 17.4%
French (except Basque) 16.8%
French Canadian 5.3%
German 4%
English 3%
Italian 1.5%
Acadian/Cajun 1.3%
African 1.1%
Irish 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
Portuguese 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grosse Tete 670 $32,188
Addis 2,238 $39,625
Brusly 2,020 $55,100
Livonia 1,339 $42,721
Maringouin 1,262 $28,359
Port Allen 5,278 $36,762
Rosedale 753 $39,750
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