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Demographics

People

Total Population694
Male Share of the Population53.6%
Female Share of the Population46.4%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+262
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married53.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,755
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,517

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,676
% Above Poverty Level71.1%
% Below Poverty Level28.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$279
Median House Value$75,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.5%
French Except Basque27.4%
Canadian12.5%
German5.2%
Italian4.2%
English4.2%
Irish3.5%
Scottish0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.4%
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Mermentau Almanac

CategoryValue
County Acadia Parish
P.O. Box Zip Codes70556
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.19
Approximate Longitude-92.56

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)

StationJENNINGS
Distance5.1 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
StationCROWLEY 2 NE
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp57 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 81 F
Annual Precip60.1 inches
StationLAKE ARTHUR 10 SW
Distance18.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Estherwood956$52,031
Gueydan1,459$51,429
Iota1,737$51,938
Jennings10,180$46,342
Lake Arthur2,742$38,125
Morse938$45,789

Mermentau Public Schools

Mermentau Elementary School
405 Church Street
ZIP: 70556
(337) 824-1943
Primary
Total Enrollment 164
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