Demographics

People

Total Population740
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+247
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married43%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.4%
Median Earnings25+$28,942
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,942

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,768
% Above Poverty Level69.7%
% Below Poverty Level30.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.2%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$74,400

Ancestry

French Except Basque38.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.1%
Canadian16.5%
Irish4.5%
English3%
German1.8%
Italian1.4%
Scottish1.1%
Dutch0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Russian0.8%
Welsh0.3%
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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
Estherwood895$55,268
Gueydan1,266$41,875
Iota1,798$45,893
Jennings10,047$34,831
Lake Arthur2,751$35,333
Morse938$48,967

Mermentau Public Schools

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