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Demographics

People

Total Population555
Male Share of the Population43.6%
Female Share of the Population56.4%
Senior Citizens21.8%
Employed Population 16+173
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married32.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.4%
Median Earnings25+$27,059
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,294

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,563
% Above Poverty Level88.2%
% Below Poverty Level11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone42.9%
Median Gross Rent$525
Median House Value$90,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.2%
English18.9%
German14.6%
Irish8.6%
Scottish3.4%
French Except Basque2.2%
Welsh1.1%
Dutch0.5%
African0.4%
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Mer Rouge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morehouse 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
Bastrop10,851$25,212
Bonita137$16,667
Collinston365$28,958
Oak Ridge137$98,750
Rayville3,708$24,565
Sterlington2,165$47,083

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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