Demographics

People

Total Population1,266
Male Share of the Population43.3%
Female Share of the Population56.7%
Senior Citizens24.2%
Employed Population 16+447
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married41.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.2%
Median Earnings25+$22,863
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,875
% Above Poverty Level78.5%
% Below Poverty Level21.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.2%
Median Gross Rent$590
Median House Value$76,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.2%
French Except Basque22.4%
Canadian15.9%
German5.1%
Irish4.7%
Italian2.3%
English2.1%
Scottish0.2%
Dutch0.2%
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Gueydan Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyVermilion Parish
Standard Zip Codes70542
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.02
Approximate Longitude-92.5

Gueydan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationJENNINGS
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp41 to 59 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.6 inches
StationLAKE ARTHUR 10 SW
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp40 to 58 F
Apr Temp59 to 75 F
Jul Temp75 to 91 F
Oct Temp59 to 80 F
Annual Precip57.7 inches
StationLELAND BOWMAN LOCK
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp42 to 60 F
Apr Temp59 to 76 F
Jul Temp74 to 90 F
Oct Temp59 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crowley12,960$32,630
Estherwood895$55,268
Kaplan4,549$48,818
Lake Arthur2,751$35,333
Mermentau740$52,768
Morse938$48,967

Gueydan Public Schools

Gueydan High School
901 Main Street
ZIP: 70542
(337) 536-6938
Other
Total Enrollment 262
Jesse Owens Elementary School
203 Thirteenth Street
ZIP: 70542
(337) 536-6541
Primary
Total Enrollment 169

Gueydan Private Schools

St Peter School
513 6th St
ZIP: 70542
Elementary
Total Enrollment 68
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