Mer Rouge strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Mer Rouge to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||26 miles NE of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||192 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee|
|Standard Zip Codes||71261|
|Phone Area Codes||318|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||34 to 55 F|
|Apr Temp||52 to 76 F|
|Jul Temp||72 to 93 F|
|Oct Temp||53 to 78 F|
|Annual Precip||57.1 inches|
|Station||MONROE RGNL AP|
|Jan Temp||36 to 56 F|
|Apr Temp||54 to 78 F|
|Jul Temp||73 to 94 F|
|Oct Temp||53 to 80 F|
|Annual Precip||53.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||34 to 52 F|
|Apr Temp||53 to 74 F|
|Jul Temp||72 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||54 to 77 F|
|Annual Precip||59.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.86|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||8||1.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||686|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||53.5%|
|French (except Basque)||5.4%|
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Student/teacher ratio: 12.4
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