Palmetto, Louisiana

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Palmetto Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 188 100%
Male 93 49.5%
Female 95 50.5%
Under 18 60 31.9%
18+ 128 68.1%
65+ 34 18.1%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.24
White 76 40.4%
African-American 110 58.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 1.1%

Estimated Palmetto Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 185
Growth -3
Growth % -1.6%

Palmetto 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 88.3%
German 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
French Canadian 1.5%
US/American 1.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
English 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Palmetto 188 $38,125
Krotz Springs 1,219 $31,842
Leonville 1,007 $30,673
Melville 1,376 $20,625
Opelousas 22,860 $19,966
Port Barre 2,287 $29,279
Washington 1,082 $17,727
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