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Demographics

People

Total Population2,742
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+938
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married42.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,364
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,321

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,125
% Above Poverty Level70.7%
% Below Poverty Level29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$593
Median House Value$65,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.5%
French Except Basque16.2%
Canadian11%
English8.6%
Irish4.7%
German2.6%
Italian1.9%
Austrian0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Norwegian0.1%
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Lake Arthur Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson Davis Parish
Standard Zip Codes70549
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.07
Approximate Longitude-92.8

Lake Arthur 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
Distance8.3 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
Distance9.5 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
StationROCKEFELLER WL REFUGE
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp42 to 60 F
Apr Temp59 to 77 F
Jul Temp75 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 81 F
Annual Precip62 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Estherwood956$52,031
Gueydan1,459$51,429
Jennings10,180$46,342
Mermentau694$43,676
Morse938$45,789
Welsh3,220$37,366

Lake Arthur Public Schools

Lake Arthur Elementary School
500 Mill Avenue
ZIP: 70549
(337) 774-3323
Primary
Total Enrollment 576
Lake Arthur High School
4374 Tiger Lane
ZIP: 70549
(337) 774-5152
High
Total Enrollment 402
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