Demographics

People

Total Population247
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+71
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married27.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.5%
Median Earnings25+$19,338
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,393

Wealth

Median Family Income$29,250
% Above Poverty Level48.6%
% Below Poverty Level51.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone48.2%
Median Gross Rent$430
Median House Value$74,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)76.1%
French Except Basque30%
Italian3.2%
German2.8%
Irish1.6%
Canadian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
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Chataignier Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyEvangeline Parish
P.O. Box Zip Codes70524
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.56
Approximate Longitude-92.31

Chataignier Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationEUNICE
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp57 to 79 F
Jul Temp74 to 94 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip59.9 inches
StationGRAND COTEAU
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp56 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip63.2 inches
StationLAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance32.5 miles
Jan Temp42 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip62.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Church Point4,511$47,353
Eunice10,407$38,185
Mamou3,197$33,550
Opelousas16,399$30,220
Pine Prairie1,182$37,500
Ville Platte7,196$25,517

Chataignier Public Schools

Chataignier Elementary School
5762 Vine Street
ZIP: 70524
(337) 885-3173
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
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