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People

Total Population 4,754
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,649
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 33.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,167
% Above Poverty Level 74.8%
% Below Poverty Level 25.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $559
Median House Value $138,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 1.2%

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

New Roads Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Pointe Coupee
Standard Zip Codes 70760
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.701
Longitude -91.436

New Roads 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 NEW ROADS 5 ESE
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 61.1 inches
Station BATON ROUGE RYAN AP
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63 inches
Station BRUSLY 2 W
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fordoche 917 $52,386
Jackson 3,794 $50,405
Livonia 1,619 $83,750
Maringouin 871 $38,000
Morganza 932 $43,750
St. Francisville 1,960 $75,000

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

New Roads Public Libraries

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Pointe Coupee Parish Library
201 CLAIBORNE STREET
New Roads, Louisiana
(225) 638-9841

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337 NAPOLEON STREET
225-638-3050
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