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People

Total Population 152
Male Share of the Population 44.7%
Female Share of the Population 55.3%
Senior Citizens 34.2%
Employed Population 16+ 37
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 10%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $22,500
% Above Poverty Level 73.7%
% Below Poverty Level 26.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 18.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.8%
Median Gross Rent $413
Median House Value $55,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.7%
US/American 0%
English 2%
Irish 3.3%

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

Palmetto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Landry
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 71358
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.717
Longitude -91.909

Palmetto 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 GRAND COTEAU
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
Station EUNICE
Distance 35.2 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Station LAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance 36 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Krotz Springs 1,028 $24,808
Leonville 845 $37,935
Melville 1,383 $26,250
Opelousas 16,638 $29,417
Port Barre 1,848 $30,318
Washington 725 $36,607

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

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