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People

Total Population 890
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 7.1%
Employed Population 16+ 329
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 56%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,625
% Above Poverty Level 83.2%
% Below Poverty Level 16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23%
Median Gross Rent $608
Median House Value $64,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 2.1%
Irish 8.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Morse Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles W of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Acadia
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70559
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.121
Longitude -92.498

Morse Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JENNINGS
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station CROWLEY 2 NE
Distance 11.9 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
Station LAKE ARTHUR 10 SW
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 58 F
Apr Temp 59 to 75 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Morse, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Midland (70559)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crowley 13,193 $35,593
Estherwood 1,025 $48,529
Gueydan 1,559 $51,563
Jennings 10,226 $46,593
Lake Arthur 2,732 $38,179
Mermentau 696 $48,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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