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People

Total Population 696
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 272
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,000
% Above Poverty Level 79.3%
% Below Poverty Level 20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $296
Median House Value $74,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 5.2%

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

Mermentau Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Acadia
Metro Area Lafayette
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70556
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.189
Longitude -92.582

Mermentau 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 JENNINGS
Distance 5.1 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
Station CROWLEY 2 NE
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 60.1 inches
Station LAKE ARTHUR 10 SW
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 58 F
Apr Temp 59 to 75 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Estherwood 1,025 $48,529
Gueydan 1,559 $51,563
Iota 1,707 $48,750
Jennings 10,226 $46,593
Lake Arthur 2,732 $38,179
Morse 890 $50,625

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

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