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Demographics

People

Total Population2,030
Male Share of the Population43.7%
Female Share of the Population56.3%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+645
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married40.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.8%
Median Earnings25+$24,940
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,386
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,635

Wealth

Median Family Income$26,635
% Above Poverty Level62.8%
% Below Poverty Level37.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$704
Median House Value$74,400

Ancestry

Canadian48.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.1%
French Except Basque7.8%
German3%
English2.3%
Italian0.6%
Polish0.3%
Irish0.2%
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Port Barre Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Landry Parish
Standard Zip Codes70577
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.55
Approximate Longitude-91.95

Port Barre 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
Distance10 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
StationLAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance25 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
StationBUNKIE
Distance29.8 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grand Coteau1,002$33,977
Krotz Springs990$25,592
Leonville880$30,833
Opelousas16,605$25,894
Palmetto135$23,750
Washington792$42,500

Port Barre Public Schools

Port Barre Elementary School
199 O G Track Rd.
ZIP: 70577
(337) 585-6172
Primary
Total Enrollment 578
Port Barre High School
846 Saizan St.
ZIP: 70577
(337) 585-7256
High
Total Enrollment 450
Port Barre Middle School
846 Saizan St.
ZIP: 70577
(337) 585-7256
Middle
Total Enrollment 449

Port Barre Private Schools

Good Shepherd Montessori School
118 Ashton Rd
ZIP: 70577
Elementary
Total Enrollment 45
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