Demographics

People

Total Population504
Male Share of the Population44.6%
Female Share of the Population55.4%
Senior Citizens27%
Employed Population 16+158
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married27.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.1%
Median Earnings25+$21,815
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,012

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,146
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.3%
Median Gross Rent$545
Median House Value$96,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.6%
English19.8%
Irish6.2%
German3.2%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish2.2%
Czech1.4%
Welsh1.2%
African1.2%
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Mer Rouge Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyMorehouse Parish
Standard Zip Codes71261
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.77
Approximate Longitude-91.79

Mer Rouge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBASTROP
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 78 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationMONROE RGNL AP
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 56 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 80 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches
StationLAKE PROVIDENCE
Distance36.4 miles
Jan Temp34 to 52 F
Apr Temp53 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 77 F
Annual Precip59.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bastrop10,521$23,663
Bonita241$0
Collinston293$27,708
Oak Ridge94$96,250
Rayville3,612$24,676
Sterlington2,495$54,722

Mer Rouge Public Schools

Delta Junior High School
7661 Mer Rouge/collinston Road
ZIP: 71261
(318) 647-3443
Other
Total Enrollment 528
Morehouse Alternative School
7661 Mer Rouge/collinston Rd.
ZIP: 71261
(318) 281-1407
Middle
Total Enrollment 35
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