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Demographics

People

Total Population3,220
Male Share of the Population45.8%
Female Share of the Population54.2%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+1,223
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married38%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15%
Median Earnings25+$27,384
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,596
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,366
% Above Poverty Level75%
% Below Poverty Level25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.9%
Median Gross Rent$670
Median House Value$86,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40%
French Except Basque15.6%
Irish6.5%
Italian4.4%
German3.9%
African3.2%
Canadian2%
English1.5%
Polish1%
Dutch0.8%
Swedish0.3%
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Welsh Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson Davis Parish
Standard Zip Codes70591
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.23
Approximate Longitude-92.81

Welsh 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
Distance9.6 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
StationLAKE ARTHUR 10 SW
Distance16.4 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
StationROCKEFELLER WL REFUGE
Distance34.8 miles
Jan Temp42 to 60 F
Apr Temp59 to 77 F
Jul Temp75 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 81 F
Annual Precip62 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elton1,295$35,417
Fenton345$30,179
Iowa3,179$46,875
Jennings10,180$46,342
Lake Arthur2,742$38,125
Mermentau694$43,676

Welsh Public Schools

Welsh Elementary School
222 East Bourgeois Street
ZIP: 70591
(337) 734-2351
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Welsh High School
306 East Bourgeois Street
ZIP: 70591
(337) 734-2361
High
Total Enrollment 345
Sources :
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