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People

Total Population 1,278
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 496
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 36.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,398
% Above Poverty Level 80%
% Below Poverty Level 20%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $510
Median House Value $62,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.4%
US/American 0%
English 1.9%
Irish 2.6%

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

Elton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NE of Lake Charles, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Jefferson Davis
Standard Zip Codes 70532
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.481
Longitude -92.695

Elton 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 OBERLIN FIRE TOWER
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 66.9 inches
Station EUNICE
Distance 15.6 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 JENNINGS
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Basile 1,852 $33,333
Eunice 10,252 $38,378
Fenton 434 $48,036
Iota 1,707 $48,750
Kinder 2,870 $42,017
Oberlin 1,969 $47,083

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

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Elton High Schools

ELTON HIGH SCHOOL
903 SECOND STREET
337-584-2991
Serves 293 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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