Urania, Louisiana

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Urania, Louisiana

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Urania strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

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Comparative Profile of Urania, Louisiana

Comparing Urania to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Racial Diversity 6 1
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Senior Citizens 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 2
Age of the Population 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 7 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 6
People in Middle Class or Better 2 5
Median Family Income 2 4
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 4
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
Affordability of Rents 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Urania Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles S of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County La Salle
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71480
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.863
Longitude -92.295

Urania Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OLLA
Distance 3.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Station JENA 4 WSW
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 59.2 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
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Urania Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 700 100%
Male 334 47.7%
Female 366 52.3%
Under 18 185 26.4%
18+ 515 73.6%
65+ 101 14.4%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.03
White 672 96%
African-American 5 0.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 4 0.6%
Mixed Race 16 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 2.1%

Estimated Urania Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 685
Growth -15
Growth % -2.1%

Urania 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
US/American 63.2%
Irish 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
German 5%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
English 3.3%
Scottish 1.9%
Italian 1.2%
European 1%
Acadian/Cajun 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Dutch West Indian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Urania 700 $29,167
Clarks 1,071 $27,083
Georgetown 301 $32,750
Jena 2,971 $39,848
Olla 1,417 $31,648
Sikes 120 $33,750
Tullos 419 $31,786
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