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   (County: St. Bernard Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Meraux Cdp, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 332

5 to 9 years : 243

10 to 14 years : 162

15 to 17 years : 150

18 and 19 years : 116

20 years : 22

21 years : 86

22 to 24 years : 59

25 to 29 years : 211

30 to 34 years : 145

35 to 39 years : 174

40 to 44 years : 203

45 to 49 years : 249

50 to 54 years : 289

55 to 59 years : 179

60 and 61 years : 87

62 to 64 years : 63

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 49

75 to 79 years : 45

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 170

5 to 9 years : 163

10 to 14 years : 260

15 to 17 years : 132

18 and 19 years : 160

20 years : 92

21 years : 40

22 to 24 years : 151

25 to 29 years : 81

30 to 34 years : 393

35 to 39 years : 146

40 to 44 years : 239

45 to 49 years : 424

50 to 54 years : 289

55 to 59 years : 232

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 41

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 76

80 to 84 years : 43

85 years and over : 60


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,368

Multiple ancestry : 2,023

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 50

Ancestry not reported : 809


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,978

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 10

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 164

Not a U.S. citizen : 98


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 502

5 to 17 years : 1,110

18 to 24 years : 726

25 to 34 years : 830

35 to 44 years : 762

45 to 54 years : 1,251

55 to 59 years : 411

60 and 61 years : 130

62 to 64 years : 104

65 to 74 years : 200

75 years and over : 224

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 478

5 to 17 years : 1,010

18 to 24 years : 696

25 to 34 years : 715

35 to 44 years : 710

45 to 54 years : 922

55 to 59 years : 315

60 and 61 years : 87

62 to 64 years : 104

65 to 74 years : 170

75 years and over : 148

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 17 years : 100

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 38

35 to 44 years : 29

45 to 54 years : 165

55 to 59 years : 96

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 22

75 years and over : 76

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 77

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,567

Female : 2,788

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 233

Female : 390

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 10

Foreign born:

Male : 82

Female : 180


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 4,833

Born in other state in the United States : 589

Native: born outside the United States : 10

Foreign born : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,259

Now married, except separated : 2,000

Divorced : 665

Separated : 58

Widowed : 138

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 157

Now married, except separated : 190

Divorced : 124

Separated : 0

Widowed : 57

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 254

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 8


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 5,313

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 95

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 65

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 77

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 138


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

  • French (except Basque): 2,938   (23.7%)
  • Italian: 2,520   (20.4%)
  • Other Groups: 1,961   (15.8%)
  • German: 1,945   (15.7%)
  • Irish: 1,413   (11.4%)
  • English: 584   (4.7%)
  • United States Or American: 403   (3.3%)
  • French Canadian: 99   (0.8%)
  • Dutch: 76   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 57   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 53   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 51   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 50   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 39   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 30   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 29   (0.2%)
  • European: 26   (0.2%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 25   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 22   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 11   (0.1%)
  • British: 9   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 7   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Meraux Cdp, Louisiana is 6,250



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana: 2,882
Female Population in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana: 3,368


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana: 30.8
Median Female Resident Age in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana: 36.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

33.1

Male

32.7

Female

33.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.6

Male

26.9

Female

26.4

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.5

Male

29.5

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.5

Male

32.8

Female

37.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

30.5

Male

45.0

Female

3.5

Other


Both sexes

28.9

Male

28.9

Female

28.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.8

Male

21.5

Female

21.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.0

Male

30.8

Female

31.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.0

Male

32.5

Female

33.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana


  • White: 5,466
  • African American: 406
  • American Indian: 88
  • Asian: 270
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 6
  • Two or More Races: 14



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Meraux Cdp, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 24   (0.79%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 38   (1.25%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 66   (2.17%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 148   (4.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 75   (2.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 103   (3.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 149   (4.91%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 46   (1.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,121   (36.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 169   (5.57%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 653   (21.51%)
  • Associate Degree: 173   (5.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 240   (7.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 31   (1.02%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 52   (1.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 29   (0.82%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 80   (2.27%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 240   (6.82%)
  • 9th Grade: 110   (3.13%)
  • 10th Grade: 185   (5.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 84   (2.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 140   (3.98%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,361   (38.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 149   (4.23%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 524   (14.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 230   (6.54%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 225   (6.39%)
  • Master's Degree: 93   (2.64%)
  • Professional School Degree: 17   (0.48%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

  • N.p. Trist Middle School


    ( Location: 1 Pirates Cove, Meraux, LA 70075, Phone: (504) 301-1400, )

  • Joseph J. Davies Elementary School


    ( Location: 4101 Mistrot Drive, Meraux, LA 70075, Phone: (504) 301-1800, )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Meraux Cdp, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Meraux Cdp, Louisiana.

Area Features of Meraux Cdp, Louisiana


Bay


(1) Bayou Bienvenue   (2) Bayou Ducros   (3) Bayou Mercier   (4) Bayou Villere   (5) Cutoff Bayou  

Building


(1) Saint Bernard Parish Fire Department Station 6  

Canal


(1) Dubouchel Canal  

Census


(1) Meraux Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Sinclair Church  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District D  

Gut


(1) Bayou Chaperon   (2) Bayou Ducros  

Levee


(1) Back Protection Levee  

Locale


(1) Battery Bienvenue Ruins   (2) Cypress Plaza Shopping Center   (3) Meraux Plaza Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Borgnemouth Park  

Populated Place


(1) Cypress Gardens   (2) Dazet Estates   (3) Lexington Place   (4) Saint Bernard Grove   (5) Saxonholm   (6) Story Park  

Post Office


(1) Meraux Post Office  

School


(1) Joseph J Davies Elementary School   (2) N P Trist Middle School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

70075 (pop. 8,435)


Cities Nearby Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Violet Cdp, LA  (pop. 5,605) 2.2 Miles
Chalmette Cdp, LA  (pop. 17,407) 2.9 Miles
Poydras Cdp, LA  (pop. 2,477) 4.4 Miles
Arabi Cdp, LA  (pop. 3,947) 5.2 Miles
Terrytown Cdp, LA  (pop. 25,577) 6.9 Miles
Belle Chasse Cdp, LA  (pop. 14,448) 7.1 Miles
Timberlane Cdp, LA  (pop. 9,993) 7.4 Miles
Gretna City, LA  (pop. 16,744) 8.2 Miles
New Orleans City, LA  (pop. 369,765) 9.0 Miles
Harvey Cdp, LA  (pop. 21,168) 9.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

504



Elevation in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana is 7.0 ft. (2.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Lat: 29.927561 N        Long: -89.918508 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Meraux Cdp, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 269   (5.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 146   (3.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 207   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 671   (14.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 880   (18.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 784   (16.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 555   (11.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 425   (9.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 156   (3.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 118   (2.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 72   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 39   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 164   (3.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 245   (5.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,401

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 288

In 3-person carpool : 23

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 25

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 16


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 15

5 to 9 minutes : 303

10 to 14 minutes : 329

15 to 19 minutes : 502

20 to 24 minutes : 322

25 to 29 minutes : 56

30 to 34 minutes : 631

35 to 39 minutes : 139

40 to 44 minutes : 10

45 to 59 minutes : 149

60 to 89 minutes : 129

90 or more minutes : 152


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 338

No Social Security income : 1,554


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 242

No retirement income : 1,650


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 93

$15,000 to $19,999 : 102

$20,000 to $24,999 : 30

$25,000 to $29,999 : 113

$30,000 to $34,999 : 99

$35,000 to $39,999 : 63

$40,000 to $44,999 : 37

$45,000 to $49,999 : 66

$50,000 to $59,999 : 145

$60,000 to $74,999 : 209

$75,000 to $99,999 : 139

$100,000 to $124,999 : 194

$125,000 to $149,999 : 58

$150,000 to $199,999 : 79

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $56,250


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50.0 kW; Gretna, LA; Owner: Communicom Co. Of Louisiana, L.p.)
  • WOMN (1100 AM; 50.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Bakewell Media Of Louisiana, Llc)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5.0 kW; Gretna, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WWWL (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Jefferson, LA; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)
  • KAGY (1510 AM; 1.0 kW; Belle Chasse, LA; Owner: Spotlight Broadcasting Of New Orleans, Llc)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Harvey, LA; Owner: Crocodile Broadcasting Corp., Inc.)
  • WSLA (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; Slidell, LA; Owner: Mapa Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1.0 kW; Jefferson, LA; Owner: F.w. Robert Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WIST (690 AM; 5.0 kW; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Wtix, Inc.)
  • WIST (690 AM; 8.0 kW; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Wtix, Inc.)
  • WIST (690 AM; 2.0 kW; Lacombe, LA; Owner: Wtix, Inc.)
  • KKNO (750 AM; 0.25 kW; Harvey, LA; Owner: Robert C. Blakes Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1.0 kW; Marrero, LA; Owner: Shadowlands Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5.0 kW; Norco, LA; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wfno Licensee, Llc)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50.0 kW; Marrero, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WWL (870 AM; 5.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10.0 kW; Gretna, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Northshore Radio, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WWL-FM (105.3 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WWL-FM (105.3 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Radio For The Blind & Handicapped, Inc.)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Providence Educational Foundation)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Providence Educational Foundation)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Louisiana State Univ And A & M College)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Friends Of Wwoz, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Lacombe, LA; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Tulane Educational Fund)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WYLK (94.7 FM; Lacombe, LA; Owner: North Shore Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKBU (95.7 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Greater New Orleans Ed Tv Foundation)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of New Orleans, Inc.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Tribune Television New Orleans, Inc.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Tribune Television New Orleans, Inc.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; Gretna, LA; Owner: Wwl-tv, Inc.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Ion Media New Orleans License, Inc.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; Lacombe, LA; Owner: Belo Tv, Inc.)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; Chalmette, LA; Owner: New Orleans Hearst-argyle Television, Inc.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Emmis Television License, Llc)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Emmis Television License, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 515  (20.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 220  (8.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 393  (15.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 58  (2.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 662  (26.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 876  (36.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 314  (12.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,191  (49.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 19  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Meraux Cdp, Louisiana


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

  • Southern Seaplane


    (about 7.5 miles in Gretna, Louisiana; Airport Code: BCS)

  • New Orleans NAS JRB


    (about 9.5 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • New Orleans NAS


    (about 9.9 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • Lakefront


    (about 10.1 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NEW)

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International


    (about 20.4 miles in Kenner, Louisiana; Airport Code: MSY)

  • Stennis International


    (about 41.2 miles in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi; Airport Code: UXP)

  • Picayune Municipal


    (about 41.9 miles in Nicholson, Mississippi; Airport Code: MS2)

  • Hammond Northshore Regional


    (about 50.7 miles in Hammond, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA2)

  • Houma Terrebonne


    (about 51.0 miles in Bourg, Louisiana; Airport Code: HUM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.10%

Carpooled

17.26%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.23%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.13%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.27%

Other Means

0.86%

Worked At Home

1.15%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Meraux Cdp, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,068

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 180

Female householder, no husband present : 203

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 279

Householder not living alone : 162


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 32

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 127

All other households : 1,733


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 900

Renter-occupied housing units : 168

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 132

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 113

Renter-occupied housing units : 90

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 275

Renter-occupied housing units : 166


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 57

$10,000 to $14,999 : 106

$15,000 to $19,999 : 169

$20,000 to $24,999 : 86

$25,000 to $29,999 : 113

$30,000 to $34,999 : 177

$35,000 to $39,999 : 128

$40,000 to $44,999 : 51

$45,000 to $49,999 : 71

$50,000 to $59,999 : 195

$60,000 to $74,999 : 239

$75,000 to $99,999 : 160

$100,000 to $124,999 : 194

$125,000 to $149,999 : 58

$150,000 to $199,999 : 79

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Total : 2,398


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Occupied : 1,892

Vacant : 506


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 279

Built 2000 to 2004 : 319

Built 1990 to 1999 : 303

Built 1980 to 1989 : 571

Built 1970 to 1979 : 430

Built 1960 to 1969 : 337

Built 1950 to 1959 : 113

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 46


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 1,060

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 170

Electricity : 662

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 13

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 62

$80,000 to $89,999 : 122

$90,000 to $99,999 : 100

$100,000 to $124,999 : 199

$125,000 to $149,999 : 193

$150,000 to $174,999 : 230

$175,000 to $199,999 : 77

$200,000 to $249,999 : 144

$250,000 to $299,999 : 76

$300,000 to $399,999 : 131

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 17

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 35

Home equity loan only : 113

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 29

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 655

Housing units without a mortgage : 588


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Meraux Cdp, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : $189,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $119,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $161,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $167,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $114,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $125,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $98,300

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $323,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana: 77.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Meraux Cdp, LA): $45,732
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Meraux Cdp): $90,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Meraux Cdp): $385
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 66.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.0%
Electricity: 32.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Meraux Cdp, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Progressive Home Health Care


     Address: 1141 Whitney Avenue Building 4, Ste B, Terrytown, Louisiana 70056
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/1/1992

Egan Healthcare Of Plaquemines


     Address: 2600 Belle Chasse Hwy Suite C, Terrytown, Louisiana 70056
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/19/1985

Comprehensive Nsg & Hh Service


     Address: 1799 Stumpf Blvd., Bldg 6, Ste 1, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/23/1993

Total Home Health Care, Inc.


     Address: 628 Fourth Street, Gretna, Louisiana 70053
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/15/1993

Excellent Home Health Care


     Address: 1400 Franklin Street, Gretna, Louisiana 70053
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/23/1989

Hospitals Close To Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Ochsner Medical Center-westbank Llc


     Address: 2500 Belle Chase Highway, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Ochsner Foundation Hospital


     Address: 1516 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Touro Infirmary


     Address: 1401 Foucher Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Ochsner Baptist Medical Center Llc


     Address: 2700 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Tulane University Hospital


     Address: 1415 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Riverbend Nursing & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 13735 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, Louisiana 70037
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Meadowcrest Living Ctr


     Address: 535 Commerce Street, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Bayside Healthcare Center


     Address: 3201 Wall Blvd, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 72%

United Medical Healthwest-new Orleans


     Address: 3201- B Wall Blvd, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 2
     Percent Occupied: 14%

John J Hainkel Jr Home And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 612 Henry Clay Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 86
     Percent Occupied: 61%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 111 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 150
    Disabled Workers: 75
    Widowers Workers: 55
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 33.37%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.68%
  • Other 0.96%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Meraux Cdp, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to St. Bernard Parish, LA

3.36 % of St. Bernard Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,119

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to St. Bernard Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Orleans Parish , LA 1.54 % ($27,966 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 0.51 % ($27,947 AGI )

Relocation away from St. Bernard Parish, LA

78.88 % of St. Bernard Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,908

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from St. Bernard Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Tammany Parish , LA 16.83 % ($44,548 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 13.71 % ($38,160 AGI )
  • Tangipahoa Parish , LA 3.95 % ($39,038 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Meraux Cdp, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Hurricanes And Storms In Meraux Cdp, Louisiana

  • Tropical Storm: ISIDORE - September 2002 - Wind Speed: 55 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Meraux Cdp, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



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