Maurice, Louisiana

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Maurice, Louisiana

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High Points

Maurice 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 Maurice Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Maurice Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 16% Maurice Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Maurice, Louisiana

Comparing Maurice 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 10
Racial Diversity 9 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 2
Well-Paid Single Women 4 7
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 6 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 5 6
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Housing Recently Built 9 9
People Living Alone 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Rents 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Maurice Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SW of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Vermilion
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70503, 70555
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.108
Longitude -92.124

Maurice Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.5 inches
Distance 10.6 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
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches
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Maurice Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 642 100%
Male 325 50.6%
Female 317 49.4%
Under 18 181 28.2%
18+ 461 71.8%
65+ 80 12.5%
Median Age 33.3
Average Family Size 3.07
White 508 79.1%
African-American 126 19.6%
Asian 5 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.4%

Estimated Maurice Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 731
Growth 89
Growth % 13.9%

Maurice 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 Canadian 28.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.5%
French (except Basque) 14.8%
US/American 12%
Irish 6.3%
Acadian/Cajun 4.2%
German 3.8%
English 3.6%
Polish 1.1%
Italian 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Maurice 642 $32,841
Abbeville 11,887 $21,400
Broussard 5,874 $45,668
Duson 1,672 $24,886
Lafayette 110,257 $47,783
Scott 7,870 $41,538
Youngsville 3,992 $55,689
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Maurice High Schools (2004)

11609 LA HIGHWAY 699
Serves 754 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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