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Demographics

People

Total Population135
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens39.3%
Employed Population 16+41
Age of the Population56

Families

% of people married19%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,156
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,458

Wealth

Median Family Income$23,750
% Above Poverty Level88.1%
% Below Poverty Level11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work17.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone42%
Median Gross Rent$411
Median House Value$58,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40%
Canadian20.7%
Italian15.6%
French Except Basque6.7%
German2.2%
Irish1.5%
Norwegian0.7%
English0.7%
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Palmetto Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Landry Parish
Standard Zip Codes71358
Phone Area Codes318,337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.71
Approximate Longitude-91.9

Palmetto Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGRAND COTEAU
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp56 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip63.2 inches
StationEUNICE
Distance35.2 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp57 to 79 F
Jul Temp74 to 94 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip59.9 inches
StationLAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance36 miles
Jan Temp42 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip62.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Krotz Springs990$25,592
Leonville880$30,833
Melville1,357$25,000
Opelousas16,605$25,894
Port Barre2,030$26,635
Washington792$42,500

Palmetto Public Schools

Palmetto Elementary School
235 Rideau Street
ZIP: 71358
(337) 623-4482
Primary
Total Enrollment 268
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