Leonville, Louisiana

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Leonville, Louisiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Leonville Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Leonville Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Leonville Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Leonville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Leonville, Louisiana

Comparing Leonville 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
Racial Diversity 9 6
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Age of the Population 5 9
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Senior Citizens 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 8
Median Family Income 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 1 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 4 6
Short Commute Times 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 2
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Leonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Landry
Metro Area Lafayette
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70551
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.47
Longitude -91.978

Leonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 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
Distance 18.7 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
Station CROWLEY 2 NE
Distance 27.7 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
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Leonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,007 100%
Male 492 48.9%
Female 515 51.1%
Under 18 279 27.7%
18+ 728 72.3%
65+ 127 12.6%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.19
White 658 65.3%
African-American 336 33.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.9%

Estimated Leonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,014
Growth 7
Growth % 0.7%

Leonville 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) 44.7%
French (except Basque) 18.6%
US/American 12.7%
French Canadian 9.9%
Acadian/Cajun 6.9%
German 2.4%
Irish 1.9%
Canadian 0.8%
African 0.8%
Italian 0.7%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leonville 1,007 $30,673
Arnaudville 1,398 $26,583
Cankton 362 $36,250
Grand Coteau 1,040 $26,528
Opelousas 22,860 $19,966
Port Barre 2,287 $29,279
Sunset 2,352 $29,559
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