Lutcher, Louisiana

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Lutcher, Louisiana

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Lutcher Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Lutcher Affordability of Rents
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 13% Lutcher Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Lutcher, Louisiana

Comparing Lutcher 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 8 2
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 4 6
Age of the Population 4 8
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 6 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 9
College Educated Adults 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 8
People Above Poverty 2 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Lutcher Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Kenner, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St James
Metro Area New Orleans
Standard Zip Codes 70071
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.04
Longitude -90.698

Lutcher Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.8 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 64.8 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 63 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 68.9 inches
Distance 27.3 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
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Lutcher Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,735 100%
Male 1,774 47.5%
Female 1,961 52.5%
Under 18 998 26.7%
18+ 2,737 73.3%
65+ 523 14%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 3.33
White 1,864 49.9%
African-American 1,859 49.8%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.3%

Estimated Lutcher Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,598
Growth -137
Growth % -3.7%

Lutcher 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) 57.7%
French (except Basque) 19.8%
US/American 8.8%
Italian 4.3%
French Canadian 2.5%
German 2.4%
African 1.7%
English 0.7%
Acadian/Cajun 0.6%
Irish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lutcher 3,735 $42,317
Donaldsonville 7,605 $29,408
French Settlement 945 $41,518
Gramercy 3,066 $39,350
Reserve 9,111 $40,191
Sorrento 1,227 $40,208
Thibodaux 14,431 $36,551

Lutcher Public Libraries

St. James Parish Library
Lutcher, Louisiana
(225) 869-3618
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Lutcher High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 992 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

Lutcher Colleges

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