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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lafourche Parish, 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
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 3,452

5 to 9 years : 3,451

10 to 14 years : 3,105

15 to 17 years : 2,145

18 and 19 years : 1,408

20 years : 636

21 years : 728

22 to 24 years : 2,303

25 to 29 years : 3,292

30 to 34 years : 3,145

35 to 39 years : 2,598

40 to 44 years : 2,957

45 to 49 years : 3,771

50 to 54 years : 3,748

55 to 59 years : 3,349

60 and 61 years : 903

62 to 64 years : 1,385

65 and 66 years : 641

67 to 69 years : 1,270

70 to 74 years : 1,486

75 to 79 years : 986

80 to 84 years : 636

85 years and over : 472

Female:

Under 5 years : 3,028

5 to 9 years : 2,825

10 to 14 years : 3,364

15 to 17 years : 1,811

18 and 19 years : 1,402

20 years : 851

21 years : 716

22 to 24 years : 2,167

25 to 29 years : 3,423

30 to 34 years : 3,208

35 to 39 years : 2,724

40 to 44 years : 3,124

45 to 49 years : 3,772

50 to 54 years : 3,707

55 to 59 years : 2,912

60 and 61 years : 1,304

62 to 64 years : 1,532

65 and 66 years : 1,215

67 to 69 years : 1,148

70 to 74 years : 1,627

75 to 79 years : 1,247

80 to 84 years : 1,187

85 years and over : 847


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 93,940

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 104

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 52

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 630

Not a U.S. citizen : 2,282


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 6,246

5 to 17 years : 15,105

18 to 24 years : 9,214

25 to 34 years : 11,500

35 to 44 years : 10,235

45 to 54 years : 12,804

55 to 59 years : 5,381

60 and 61 years : 1,780

62 to 64 years : 2,680

65 to 74 years : 6,548

75 years and over : 4,778

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 210

5 to 17 years : 1,273

18 to 24 years : 657

25 to 34 years : 785

35 to 44 years : 779

45 to 54 years : 1,404

55 to 59 years : 757

60 and 61 years : 359

62 to 64 years : 211

65 to 74 years : 770

75 years and over : 464

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 : 104

45 to 54 years : 31

55 to 59 years : 21

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 : 24

5 to 17 years : 323

18 to 24 years : 340

25 to 34 years : 783

35 to 44 years : 285

45 to 54 years : 759

55 to 59 years : 102

60 and 61 years : 68

62 to 64 years : 26

65 to 74 years : 69

75 years and over : 133


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 21,460

Now married, except separated : 32,788

Divorced : 7,984

Separated : 1,500

Widowed : 4,770

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,427

Now married, except separated : 3,462

Divorced : 858

Separated : 157

Widowed : 462

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 21

Divorced : 96

Separated : 21

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 1,132

Now married, except separated : 1,174

Divorced : 143

Separated : 190

Widowed : 120


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 10,133

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 13,202

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7,214

$15,000 to $24,999 : 10,000

$25,000 to $34,999 : 7,247

$35,000 to $49,999 : 6,870

$50,000 to $64,999 : 5,761

$65,000 to $74,999 : 2,339

$75,000 or more : 5,736

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 857

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,148

$10,000 to $14,999 : 733

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,024

$25,000 to $34,999 : 466

$35,000 to $49,999 : 616

$50,000 to $64,999 : 661

$65,000 to $74,999 : 215

$75,000 or more : 646

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 21

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 101

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $64,999 : 0

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 21

Foreign born:

No income : 669

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 239

$10,000 to $14,999 : 259

$15,000 to $24,999 : 522

$25,000 to $34,999 : 260

$35,000 to $49,999 : 468

$50,000 to $64,999 : 143

$65,000 to $74,999 : 164

$75,000 or more : 35


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 23,426

Born in other state of the United States : 22,706

Native; born outside the United States : 7,033

Foreign born : 27,833


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Under 3 years : 3,431

3 and 4 years : 3,049

5 years : 945

6 to 8 years : 4,314

9 to 11 years : 3,775

12 to 14 years : 3,711

15 to 17 years : 3,931


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 2,661

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,524

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2,229

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,751

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2,193

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,628

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,615

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,641

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,281

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2,933

$60,000 to $74,999 : 3,534

$75,000 to $99,999 : 4,278

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2,617

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,822

$150,000 to $199,999 : 1,520

$200,000 or more : 782


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is 97,008



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana: 47,867
Female Population in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana: 49,141


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana: 35.5
Median Female Resident Age in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana: 37.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

39.3

Male

38.2

Female

40.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.0

Male

26.9

Female

29.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

26.9

Male

26.0

Female

28.0

Asian


Both sexes

33.1

Male

36.2

Female

30.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

27.8

Male

28.0

Female

26.5

Other


Both sexes

27.2

Male

28.4

Female

24.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.1

Male

15.0

Female

17.1

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.1

Male

27.9

Female

24.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.6

Male

38.4

Female

40.6


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,873

No health insurance coverage : 62

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,055

No health insurance coverage : 159

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,496

No health insurance coverage : 1,519

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,441

No health insurance coverage : 1,789

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,419

No health insurance coverage : 1,027

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,488

No health insurance coverage : 1,946

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,845

No health insurance coverage : 767

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,329

No health insurance coverage : 46

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,001

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,426

No health insurance coverage : 64

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,050

No health insurance coverage : 486

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,886

No health insurance coverage : 1,250

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,705

No health insurance coverage : 1,918

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,695

No health insurance coverage : 1,130

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,486

No health insurance coverage : 1,993

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,445

No health insurance coverage : 1,298

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,957

No health insurance coverage : 23

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 3,071

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,994

No employer-based health insurance : 1,941

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,197

No employer-based health insurance : 4,017

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,312

No employer-based health insurance : 2,703

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,692

No employer-based health insurance : 2,538

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,599

No employer-based health insurance : 1,847

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,257

No employer-based health insurance : 3,177

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,137

No employer-based health insurance : 2,475

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,378

No employer-based health insurance : 1,997

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 579

No employer-based health insurance : 1,422

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,588

No employer-based health insurance : 1,902

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,743

No employer-based health insurance : 3,793

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,303

No employer-based health insurance : 2,833

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,503

No employer-based health insurance : 3,120

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,524

No employer-based health insurance : 2,301

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,280

No employer-based health insurance : 3,199

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,143

No employer-based health insurance : 2,600

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,130

No employer-based health insurance : 2,850

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 660

No employer-based health insurance : 2,411


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 86,271

Born in other state in the United States : 7,669

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 0

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 156

Foreign born : 2,912


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 77,090

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 2,811

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 9,811

German or other West Germanic languages : 108

Slavic languages : 49

Other Indo-European languages : 215

Korean : 14

Chinese : 0

Vietnamese : 328

Tagalog : 12

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 22

Other and unspecified languages : 68


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 180

No Medicare coverage : 11,969

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 2,453

No Medicare coverage : 27,284

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 5,036

No Medicare coverage : 340

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 90

No Medicare coverage : 10,936

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,380

No Medicare coverage : 29,426

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 6,841

No Medicare coverage : 210


(updated 2013)



Races in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana


  • White: 77,537
  • African American: 13,097
  • American Indian: 2,231
  • Asian: 722
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,457
  • Two or More Races: 1,964



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 723   (2.72%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 634   (2.38%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1,179   (4.43%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2,336   (8.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,338   (5.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,412   (5.3%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,073   (4.03%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 848   (3.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 9,649   (36.24%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,129   (4.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,481   (9.32%)
  • Associate Degree: 530   (1.99%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,151   (8.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 604   (2.27%)
  • Professional School Degree: 336   (1.26%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 199   (0.75%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 815   (2.78%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 565   (1.93%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 993   (3.39%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2,616   (8.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,348   (4.61%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,291   (4.41%)
  • 11th Grade: 926   (3.16%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 721   (2.46%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 11,587   (39.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,374   (4.69%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,443   (8.35%)
  • Associate Degree: 972   (3.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,618   (8.94%)
  • Master's Degree: 766   (2.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 161   (0.55%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 73   (0.25%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 1,097

5 to 9 years : 5,194

10 to 14 years : 4,929

15 to 17 years : 3,291

18 and 19 years : 1,819

20 to 24 years : 2,128

25 to 34 years : 826

35 years and over : 528

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 639

5 to 9 years : 1,018

10 to 14 years : 1,390

15 to 17 years : 476

18 and 19 years : 218

20 to 24 years : 256

25 to 34 years : 170

35 years and over : 135

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,313

5 to 9 years : 64

10 to 14 years : 150

15 to 17 years : 189

18 and 19 years : 773

20 to 24 years : 5,017

25 to 34 years : 12,072

35 years and over : 49,885


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Terrebonne Parish School Board


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 5097, Houma, LA 70361, Phone: (985) 876-7400, Students: 19,061 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Houma Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-9, Location: 315 Saint Charles Street, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 872-1511, Students: 1,071 )

  • Evergreen Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-9, Location: 5000 West Main Street, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 876-2606, Students: 1,029 )

  • Mulberry Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 450 Cougar Drive, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 872-5328, Students: 834 )

  • Acadian Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 1020 Saadi Street, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 876-0612, Students: 722 )

  • Bayou Blue Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1916 Bayou Blue Road, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 879-4378, Students: 677 )

  • Broadmoor Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 1010 Broadmoor Avenue, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 879-1042, Students: 656 )

  • Lisa Park Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-7, Location: 6639 Lisa Park Avenue, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 876-1055, Students: 637 )

  • Coteau-bayou Blue Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 2550 Coteau Road, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 868-4267, Students: 631 )

  • Schriever Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 2052 West Main Street, Schriever, LA 70395, Phone: (985) 868-1119, Students: 623 )

  • Oakshire Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 5459 Vicari Street, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 876-1007, Students: 592 )

  • Caldwell Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-7, Location: 445 Highway 311, Schriever, LA 70395, Phone: (985) 868-2565, Students: 571 )

  • Southdown Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1124 Saint Charles Street, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 872-9429, Students: 543 )

  • Oaklawn Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 2215 Acadian Drive, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 872-3904, Students: 540 )

  • Montegut Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 138 Dolphin Drive, Montegut, LA 70377, Phone: (985) 594-5886, Students: 529 )

  • Grand Caillou Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 3933 Grand Caillou Road, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 879-3001, Students: 483 )

  • Upper Little Caillou Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 4824 Highway 56, Chauvin, LA 70344, Phone: (985) 594-4071, Students: 437 )

  • Lacache Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 5266 Highway 56, Chauvin, LA 70344, Phone: (985) 594-3945, Students: 424 )

  • Elysian Fields Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 700 Hibernia Place, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 876-2041, Students: 418 )

  • Grand Caillou Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 6741 Grand Caillou Road, Dulac, LA 70353, Phone: (985) 563-4488, Students: 396 )

  • Village East Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-6, Location: 315 Lafayette Woods Blvd, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 868-4900, Students: 382 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • South Terrebonne High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 3879 Highway 24, Bourg, LA 70343, Phone: (985) 868-7850, Students: 1,167 )

  • Terrebonne High School


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 7318 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 879-3377, Students: 1,079 )

  • Ellender Memorial High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 3012 Patriot Drive, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 868-7903, Students: 1,068 )

  • H. L. Bourgeois High School


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: #1 Reservation Court, Gray, LA 70359, Phone: (985) 872-3277, Students: 1,057 )

  • Vocational Technical High/tvrc


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 3051 Patriot Drive, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 851-1163, )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • L E Fletcher Technical Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,296; Location: 10 St Charles St, Houma, LA 70360, Web: http://www.ftcc.edu )

  • Unitech Training Academy-houma


    ( 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 211; Location: 227 Grand Calliou, Houma, LA 70363, Web: http://www.unitechtrainingacademy.com )

  • Blue Cliff College-houma


    ( 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 167; Location: 03 Barrow St, Houma, LA 70360, )

  • South Louisiana Beauty College


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 130; Location: 00 Howard Ave, Houma, LA 70363, Web: http://slbc-houma.com )

  • Omega Institute Of Cosmetology


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 57; Location: 29 B S Hollywood Rd, Houma, LA 70360, Web: http://omegainstitutes.com )

Largest Schools (Private) In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Vandebilt Catholic High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 209 S Hollywood Road, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 580-1935, Students: 891 )

  • St Bernadette Soubirous Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 309 Funderburk Avenue, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 872-3854, Students: 451 )

  • Houma Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 109 Valhi Blvd, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 851-7423, Students: 359 )

  • Maria Immacolata Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 324 Estate Drive, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 876-1631, Students: 191 )

  • St Gregory Barbarigo School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 441 6th Street, Houma, LA 70364, Phone: (985) 876-2038, Students: 149 )

  • St Matthew's Episcopal School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 266 Gabasse Street, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 872-5573, Students: 134 )

  • Messiah Montessori


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: Po Box 20027, Houma, LA 70360, Phone: (985) 857-8808, Students: 34 )

  • The Depaul School


    ( Grades: 2-8, Location: 131 Rosary Street, Houma, LA 70363, Phone: (985) 872-6875, Students: 24 )

Academic Libraries In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Bayou Blue Branch


    198 Mazerac St., Houma, LA 70364

  • Bayou Dularge Branch


    837 Bayou Dularge Road, Houma, LA 70363

  • Bourg Branch


    4405 St. Andrew Street, Bourg, LA 70343

  • Chauvin Branch


    5500 Highway 56, Chauvin, LA 70344

  • East Houma Branch


    778 Grand Caillou Road, Houma, LA 70363

  • Gibson Branch


    6363 South Bayou Black Drive, Gibson, LA 70356

  • Grand Caillou Branch


    200 Badou Dr., Dulac, LA 70353

  • Montegut Branch


    1135 Highway 55, Montegut, LA 70377

  • North Terrebonne Branch


    4130 West Park Avenue, Gray, LA 70359

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Terrebonne Parish Library


    151 Library Drive, Houma, LA 70360

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lafourche Parish, Louisiana


  • Chauvin Sculpture Garden


    5337 Bayouside Dr, Chauvin, LA 70344
    http://www.nicholls.edu/folkartcenter

  • Friends Of South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Foundation


    317 Goode St, Houma, LA 70360

  • Kids In Motion Playhouse Discovery Museum


    420 Lake Crescent Circle, Houma, LA 70360

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lafourche Parish, 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 Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.

Area Features of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Block 8 Seaplane Base   (2) Charlie Hammonds Seaplane Base   (3) Cocodrie Heliport   (4) District 8 Emergency Heliport   (5) Division B Office Heliport   (6) Dulac Imco Services Dock Heliport   (7) Energy Heliport   (8) Houma Terrebonne Heliport   (9) Houma-terrebonne Airport   (10) Huffaker Field   (11) Marine Shale Processors Incorporated Heliport   (12) Odeco Cocodrie Heliport   (13) Shell Pipe Line Gibson Heliport   (14) South Louisiana Medical Center Heliport   (15) Southland Strip Historical   (16) Southland Strip Number 2 Historical   (17) Terrebonne General Medical Center Heliport   (18) Thibodaux Municipal Airport   (19) Transco Schriever Heliport   (20) Troop C Heliport   (21) Union Dulac Heliport  

Area


(1) Coteau Charles  

Bar


(1) Ship Shoal  

Bay


(1) Alligator Bayou   (2) Atchafalaya Bay   (3) Austrian Bayou   (4) Bay Banan   (5) Bay Baptiste   (6) Bay Blanc   (7) Bay California   (8) Bay Castagnier   (9) Bay Chaland   (10) Bay Charlie   (11) Bay De L Ouest   (12) Bay De Mongles   (13) Bay Des Conards   (14) Bay Junop   (15) Bay Long   (16) Bay Lost Reef   (17) Bay Pumpkin   (18) Bay Round   (19) Bay Sainte Elaine   (20) Bay Sale   (21) Bay Touch-me-not   (22) Bay Voisin   (23) Bay Welsh   (24) Bay Wilson   (25) Bayou Banan   (26) Bayou Barre   (27) Bayou Butler   (28) Bayou Carencro   (29) Bayou Casse-tete   (30) Bayou Charbon   (31) Bayou Chauvin   (32) Bayou Chevreau   (33) Bayou Chitigue   (34) Bayou Chouvere   (35) Bayou Colyell   (36) Bayou Copasaw   (37) Bayou De Cade   (38) Bayou De L Ouest   (39) Bayou De Log   (40) Bayou De Mangue   (41) Bayou De West   (42) Bayou Des Illettes   (43) Bayou Du Cougrant   (44) Bayou Du Large   (45) Bayou Du Nord   (46) Bayou Duferene   (47) Bayou Dufrene   (48) Bayou Dulac   (49) Bayou Goreau   (50) Bayou Grand Caillou   (51) Bayou Guillaume   (52) Bayou Jean Lacroix   (53) Bayou John Bop   (54) Bayou Jones   (55) Bayou L Ourse   (56) Bayou La Cache   (57) Bayou La Loutre   (58) Bayou Leblanc   (59) Bayou Netouche Pas   (60) Bayou New Route   (61) Bayou Pelton   (62) Bayou Petit Caillou   (63) Bayou Plat   (64) Bayou Pointe Au Chien   (65) Bayou Portage   (66) Bayou Poulailler   (67) Bayou Provost   (68) Bayou Rambio   (69) Bayou Saint Jean Charles   (70) Bayou Sale   (71) Bayou Salle   (72) Bayou Sanbout   (73) Bayou Sarian   (74) Bayou Sauveur   (75) Bayou Tambour   (76) Bayou Terrebonne   (77) Bayou Voisin   (78) Big Bayou Jose   (79) Big Carencro Bayou   (80) Big Hellhole Lake   (81) Big Misale Bayou   (82) Billy Goat Bay   (83) Biscuit Bayou   (84) Blue Hammock Bayou   (85) Bonvillain Canal   (86) Boudreaux Canal   (87) Brady Canal   (88) Buckskin Bayou   (89) Burkes Bayou   (90) Bush Canal   (91) Caillou Bay   (92) Caillou Lake   (93) Canal Saint Jean Charles   (94) Carencro Bayou   (95) Carencro Lake   (96) Copasaw Canal   (97) Coupe Nouvelle   (98) Creole Bayou   (99) Creole Pass   (100) Crochet Canal   (101) Crooked Bayou   (102) Cross Bayou   (103) Cutoff Canal   (104) Deep Saline   (105) Deer Bay   (106) Deer Bayou   (107) Dog Lake   (108) Dog Lake Bayou   (109) Dominick Bayou   (110) Eagle Bayou   (111) Eagle Lake   (112) East Bay Junop   (113) Falgout Canal   (114) Falgout Canal Bayou   (115) Felix Lake   (116) Fiddlers Lake   (117) Fish Bayou   (118) Fishing Bend   (119) Flat Bayou   (120) Fohs Canal   (121) Forty Acre Bayou   (122) Four Island Bayou   (123) Four Point Bayou   (124) Fourleague Bay   (125) Fred Bayou   (126) Goose Bay   (127) Grand Bayou   (128) Grand Bayou Du Large   (129) Grand Pass   (130) Grand Pass Des Ilettes   (131) Hackberry Lake   (132) Hellhole Bay   (133) Hellhole Bayou   (134) Houma Navigation Canal   (135) Humble Canal   (136) Huth Canal   (137) Indian Bay   (138) Indian Pass   (139) Jack Stout Bay   (140) Jack Stout Bayou   (141) Jacko Bay   (142) Jug Lake   (143) King Lake   (144) Lake Becasse   (145) Lake Billiot   (146) Lake Boudreaux   (147) Lake Bully Camp   (148) Lake Chapeau   (149) Lake Chien   (150) Lake De Cade   (151) Lake Felicity   (152) Lake Gero   (153) Lake Hatch   (154) Lake Mechant   (155) Lake Pagie   (156) Lake Penchant   (157) Lake Quitman   (158) Lake Theriot   (159) Lake Trois Jeans   (160) Lapeyrouse Canal   (161) Lewis Bayou   (162) Little Bay Jose   (163) Little Bayou Chevreau   (164) Little Bayou Jose   (165) Little Carencro Bayou   (166) Little Carrion Bayou   (167) Little Cocodrie Bayou   (168) Little Hellhole Bayou   (169) Little Misale Bayou   (170) Little Mosquito Bayou   (171) Little Mosquito Pass   (172) Locust Bayou   (173) Lost Lake   (174) Lost Lake Pass   (175) Madison Bay   (176) Mangrove Bay   (177) Minors Canal   (178) Moncleuse Bay   (179) Moreau Beaux Bayou   (180) Mosquito Bay   (181) Mosquito Bayou   (182) Moss Bay   (183) Mound Bayou   (184) Mud Lake   (185) Mudhole Bay   (186) Mudhole Bayou   (187) Mullet Cove   (188) Muskrat Bayou   (189) New Canal   (190) Oak Bayou   (191) Old Lady Lake   (192) Old Oyster Bayou   (193) Old Oyster Bayou Lake   (194) Oyster Bayou   (195) Palmetto Bayou   (196) Pass Des Ilettes   (197) Pass Des Illes   (198) Pelican Bayou   (199) Pelican Lake   (200) Pelican Pass   (201) Peoples Canal   (202) Petit Pass Des Ilettes   (203) Piquant Bayou   (204) Plessale Cut   (205) Plumb Bayou   (206) Post Bayou   (207) Prospere Bayou   (208) Proveausal Bay   (209) Quitman Bayou   (210) Rabbit Bayou   (211) Raccourci Bay   (212) Raccourci Bayou   (213) Rainbow Bayou   (214) Rat Bayou   (215) Redfish Bayou   (216) Rice Bayou   (217) Robinson Canal   (218) Saint Louis Canal   (219) Saint Paul Bayou   (220) Salt Bay   (221) Schooner Bayou   (222) Superior Canal   (223) Tambour Bay   (224) Taylors Bayou   (225) Terrebonne Bay   (226) The Narrows   (227) Tony Bayou   (228) Tony Lake   (229) Treasure Bayou   (230) Trinity Bay   (231) Troiscent Piquets Bay   (232) Trouble Bayou   (233) Turtle Bayou   (234) Victors Bayou   (235) Violin Bayou   (236) Voss Canal   (237) Vouvia Bayou   (238) Wax Bayou   (239) Wildcat Bayou   (240) Willow Bayou   (241) Wonder Lake  

Bridge


(1) Bayou Blue Bridge   (2) Bayou Dularge Bridge   (3) Boudreaux Canal Bridge   (4) Dulac Bridge   (5) Houma Navigation Bridge  

Building


(1) Assumption Parish Library Bayou L Ourse Branch   (2) Bayou Black Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Bayou Blue Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Bayou Cane Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Bayou Dularge Fire Department   (6) Bayou L Ourse Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum   (8) Bourg Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Chateau Terrebonne Health Care Center   (10) Coteau Volunteer Fire Department   (11) Donner - Chacahoula Fire Department   (12) Dularge Volunteer Fire Department   (13) Dumas Auditorium   (14) East Gibson Volunteer Fire Department   (15) East Houma Library   (16) Gibson Volunteer Fire And Rescue   (17) Grand Caillou Volunteer Fire Department   (18) Heritage Manor Of Houma   (19) Homestead Assisted Living Facility   (20) Houma - Terrebonne Civic Center   (21) Houma City Hall   (22) Houma Fire Department Airbase Station   (23) Houma Fire Department Central Station   (24) Houma Fire Department East Houma Station   (25) Houma Fire Department North Houma Station   (26) Houma Fire Department South Houma Memorial Station   (27) Houma Police Department   (28) Lafourche Juvenile Justice Facility   (29) Lafourche Parish Health Unit Thibodaux Office   (30) Lafourche Parish Library Bayou Blue Branch   (31) Lafourche Parish Sheriff S Office   (32) Little Caillou Volunteer Fire Department Station 1   (33) Little Caillou Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (34) Little Caillou Volunteer Fire Department Station 3   (35) Louisiana State Police Troop C   (36) Maison De Ville Nursing Home Of Houma   (37) Montegut Pointe - Aux - Chenes Fire Department   (38) Montegut Pointe - Aux - Chenes Fire Department Station 2   (39) Montegut Pointe - Aux - Chenes Fire Department Station 3   (40) Montegut Pointe - Aux - Chenes Fire Department Station 4   (41) Oaks Of Houma   (42) Saint Lucy Community Center   (43) Schriever Volunteer Fire Department   (44) Terrebonne House Adult Care Facility   (45) Terrebonne Museum   (46) Terrebonne Parish Courthouse   (47) Terrebonne Parish Health Unit   (48) Terrebonne Parish Juvenile Detention Center   (49) Terrebonne Parish Library   (50) Terrebonne Parish Library Bourg Branch   (51) Terrebonne Parish Library Chauvin Branch   (52) Terrebonne Parish Library Gibson Branch   (53) Terrebonne Parish Library Montegut Branch   (54) Terrebonne Parish Library North Terrebonne Branch   (55) Terrebonne Parish Office   (56) Terrebonne Parish Sheriff S Office   (57) Terrebonne Parish Sheriff S Office - Detective Bureau   (58) The Suites At Sugar Mill Point Adult Care Facility   (59) Village East Volunteer Fire Company  

Canal


(1) Ashland Canal   (2) Billiot Canal   (3) Caro Canal   (4) Donner Canal   (5) Duplantis Canal   (6) Hanson Canal   (7) Hollywood Canal   (8) Houma Canal   (9) Lapeyrouse Canal   (10) Madison Canal   (11) Marmande Canal   (12) Mcmahon Canal   (13) Ringo Cocke Canal   (14) Sevin Canal   (15) Shell Canal   (16) Terrebonne Lafourche Drainage Canal   (17) Viguerie Canal  

Cape


(1) Bodwin Point   (2) Cooke Point   (3) Dead Alligator Point   (4) Fishing Point   (5) Fox Point   (6) Grand Point   (7) Hog Point   (8) Mosquito Point   (9) North Point   (10) Point Mast   (11) Point Meshe   (12) Pount Au Fer   (13) Raccoon Point   (14) Shell Point   (15) South Point   (16) Turn Point  

Cemetery


(1) Bisland Cemetery   (2) Butler Cemetery   (3) Carlof Cemetery   (4) Celestin Cemetery   (5) Crozier Cemetery   (6) Dugas Cemetery   (7) Garden Of Memories Cemetery   (8) Halfway Cemetery   (9) Holy Family Cemetery   (10) Magnolia Cemetery   (11) Matherne Cemetery   (12) Mulberry Cemetery   (13) Myrtle Grove Cemetery   (14) Picou Cemetery   (15) Provost Cemetery   (16) Sacred Heart Cemetery   (17) Saint Ann Cemetery   (18) Saint Elie Cemetery   (19) Saint Francis Cemetery   (20) Saint John Cemetery   (21) Saint Joseph Cemetery   (22) Thibodaux Cemetery   (23) Woodlawn Cemetery  

Census


(1) Bayou Blue Census Designated Place   (2) Bayou Cane Census Designated Place   (3) Bayou L Ourse Census Designated Place   (4) Bourg Census Designated Place   (5) Chauvin Census Designated Place   (6) Dulac Census Designated Place   (7) Gray Census Designated Place   (8) Montegut Census Designated Place   (9) Presquille Census Designated Place   (10) Schriever Census Designated Place   (11) United Houma Nation State Designated Tribal Statistical Area  

Channel


(1) Bodwin Cutoff   (2) Caillou Boca   (3) Caillou Pass   (4) Cat Island Pass   (5) Coupe Colin   (6) Coupe Creuse   (7) Deep Cut   (8) Grand Cut   (9) Grand Pass Chaland   (10) Lake Du Diable   (11) Little Pass Chaland   (12) Little Pass Timbalier   (13) Mile Pass   (14) Mosquito Pass   (15) Old Camp Pass   (16) Pass Barre   (17) Pass La Poule   (18) Pass Wilson   (19) Raquet Pass   (20) Sainte Elaine Pass   (21) Seabreeze Pass   (22) Tambour Cutoff   (23) Whiskey Pass   (24) Wine Island Pass  

Church


(1) Annunziata Church   (2) Assembly Of God Church   (3) Bayou Baptist Church   (4) Bayou Blue Assembly Of God Church   (5) Bayou Blue Chapel   (6) Bayou Blue Church   (7) Bayou Blue United Methodist Church   (8) Bayou Du Large Baptist Mission   (9) Bayou L Ourse Baptist Church   (10) Beulah Church   (11) Bourg Baptist Mission Church   (12) Buzzard Roost Church   (13) Calvary Church Historical   (14) Carpentier Mission   (15) Chapel Of The Blessed   (16) Christian Assembly Church   (17) Christian Faith Fellowship Church   (18) Church Of Christ   (19) Church Of God Family Worship Center   (20) Clanton Chapel United Methodist Church   (21) Coteau Mission   (22) Cure D Ars Chapel   (23) Du Large House Of Prayer   (24) Dularge Community Baptist Church   (25) Eagle Wright Baptist Church   (26) Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church   (27) Faith Baptist Church   (28) Father S House Church   (29) First Assembly Of God Church   (30) First Baptist Church   (31) First Baptist Church Of Houma   (32) First Baptist Church Of Houma Family Life Center   (33) First Corinthian Baptist Church   (34) First Presbyterian Church   (35) First United Methodist Church   (36) Friendswood Church Of God   (37) Galilean Baptist Church   (38) Gibson Church   (39) Gospel Assembly Church Of Houma   (40) Grace Church   (41) Grace Lutheran Church   (42) Grand Caillou Baptist Church   (43) Gray Church   (44) Greater Saint Matthew S Baptist Church   (45) Harvest Cathedral Ministries   (46) Harvest Fields Community Church   (47) His House Tabernacle   (48) Holy Family Church   (49) Holy Rosary Church   (50) Houma Christian Center   (51) House Of The Lord   (52) Howard Baptist Church   (53) Immaculate Conception Church   (54) Immaculate Heart Of Mary Church   (55) Jerusalem Church   (56) Joy Fellowship Ministries   (57) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (58) L Eglise De Deju   (59) Little Caillou Church   (60) Live Oak Church   (61) Living Gospel Church   (62) Living Word Church   (63) Maria Immacolata Church   (64) Montegut Baptist Church   (65) Morning Star Church   (66) Moses Israel Church   (67) Mount Calvary Church   (68) Mount Horeb Baptist Church   (69) Mount Olive Baptist Church   (70) Mount Pilgrim Church   (71) Mount Vernon United Methodist Church   (72) Mulberry Baptist Church   (73) New Beginning Community Outreach Center   (74) New Life Christian Ministries   (75) New Magnolia Baptist Church   (76) New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church   (77) New Mount Zion Baptist Church   (78) New Rising Sun Baptist Church   (79) New Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church   (80) New Salem Baptist Church   (81) New Zion Baptist Church   (82) Pleasant View Baptist Church   (83) Plymouth Rock Baptist Church   (84) Resident Baptist Church   (85) Rock Of Ages Baptist Church   (86) Rose Hill Church   (87) Sacred Heart Church   (88) Saint Andrews Episcopal Mission   (89) Saint Ann Church   (90) Saint Anns Chapel   (91) Saint Anthonys Church   (92) Saint Bernadette Church   (93) Saint Bridget Church   (94) Saint Charles Church   (95) Saint Francis De Sales Church   (96) Saint Gregory Barbarigo Church   (97) Saint John Church   (98) Saint Joseph Church   (99) Saint Lawrence Catholic Church   (100) Saint Louis Chapel   (101) Saint Lucy Catholic Church   (102) Saint Lukes Church   (103) Saint Marks Church   (104) Saint Matthews Episcopal Church   (105) Saint Michaels Church   (106) Saint Peters Church   (107) Schriever Baptist Mission Church   (108) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (109) South Terrebonne Church Of Christ   (110) Spirit Filled Life Center   (111) Sunlight Church   (112) Temple Of Praise   (113) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (114) The Methodist Church   (115) Trinity Bible Church   (116) Truth Community Church   (117) Victory Christian Center   (118) Vision Christian Center   (119) Wesley United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Houma   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 1   (3) Parish Governing Authority District 11 Historical   (4) Parish Governing Authority District 2   (5) Parish Governing Authority District 3   (6) Parish Governing Authority District 4   (7) Parish Governing Authority District 5   (8) Parish Governing Authority District 6   (9) Parish Governing Authority District 7   (10) Parish Governing Authority District 8   (11) Parish Governing Authority District 9   (12) Parish Governing Authority District A Historical   (13) Parish Governing Authority District B Historical   (14) Parish Governing Authority District C Historical   (15) Parish Governing Authority District D Historical   (16) Parish Governing Authority District E Historical   (17) Parish Governing Authority District F Historical   (18) Parish Governing Authority District G Historical   (19) Parish Governing Authority District H Historical   (20) Parish Governing Authority District I Historical   (21) Parish Governing Authority District J Historical   (22) Parish Governing Authority District K Historical   (23) Parish Governing Authority District L Historical   (24) Parish Governing Authority District M Historical   (25) Parish Governing Authority District N Historical   (26) Parish Governing Authority District O Historical   (27) Terrebonne Parish   (28) Ward Eight   (29) Ward Eleven   (30) Ward Five   (31) Ward Four   (32) Ward Nine   (33) Ward One   (34) Ward Seven   (35) Ward Six   (36) Ward Ten   (37) Ward Three   (38) Ward Two  

Flat


(1) Hatch Point  

Gut


(1) Alligator Cut   (2) Bayou Big Parasol   (3) Bayou Bluff   (4) Bayou Boeuf   (5) Bayou Cantrelle   (6) Bayou Charles Theriot   (7) Bayou Chine   (8) Bayou De L Ouest   (9) Bayou De La Valle   (10) Bayou Jack   (11) Bayou Jose   (12) Bayou La Carpe   (13) Bayou La Fleur   (14) Bayou Lucien   (15) Bayou Nicholi   (16) Bayou Rochelle   (17) Bayou Sale   (18) California Canal   (19) East Bayou   (20) Felicity Bayou   (21) Flat Bayou   (22) Grand Bayou Bourbeux   (23) Grand Bayou Felicity   (24) Grassy Bayou   (25) Hog Bayou   (26) Lake De La Valle   (27) Little Lewis Bayou   (28) Petit Bayou Bourbeux   (29) Trinity Bayou  

Hospital


(1) Leonard J Chabert Medical Center   (2) Physicians Alliance Hospital Of Houma   (3) Physicians Medical Center   (4) Terrebonne Addictive Disorders Clinic   (5) Terrebonne General Medical Center  

Island


(1) Biscuit Island   (2) Bleux Island   (3) Brush Island   (4) Bull Islands   (5) Caillou Island   (6) Cat Island   (7) China Island   (8) Congo Island   (9) Fornation Islands   (10) Halters Island   (11) Hebert Island   (12) Isles Dernieres   (13) Little Hammock   (14) Lovell Island   (15) Mosquito Island   (16) Narrow Hammock   (17) Pelican Island   (18) Pelican Islands   (19) Point Au Fer Island   (20) Raccoon Island   (21) Rainbow Island   (22) Rice Island   (23) Terrebonne Island   (24) Timbalier Island   (25) Whiskey Island   (26) Wine Island  

Lake


(1) Bay Bourbeux   (2) Bay Cocodrie   (3) Bay Coon Road   (4) Bay Couteau   (5) Bay La Fleur   (6) Bay La Peur   (7) Bay Long   (8) Bay Lucien   (9) Bay Negresse   (10) Bay Wallace   (11) King Bayou   (12) Lake Barre   (13) Lake Cocodrie   (14) Lake Hackberry   (15) Lake Jean Pierre   (16) Lake La Graisse   (17) Lake Long   (18) Lake Pelto   (19) Lake Saint Jean Baptiste   (20) Lake Tambour   (21) Lake Washa   (22) Plumb Lake   (23) Sweetwater Pond   (24) Wine Bayou  

Locale


(1) Aragon Plantation   (2) Ardoyne Plantation   (3) Bourgs Camp Historical   (4) Colonial Acres Golf Course   (5) Ellendale Country Club   (6) Falgout Canal Marina   (7) Halters Island Point Light   (8) Houma Golf Course   (9) Lake Bridge   (10) Lynn Park Shopping Center   (11) Mosquito Point Light   (12) Oyster Bayou Inner End Light   (13) Oyster Bayou Lighthouse   (14) Pointe Farms   (15) Saint Michaels Plantation   (16) Southdown Plantation   (17) Southern Oaks Golf Club   (18) Southland Mall Shopping Center   (19) Sunrise   (20) Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government Houma Generating Station   (21) Terrebonne Parrish Consolidated Government Clinton Street Sewage Plant   (22) Thibodaux Wastewater Treatment Plant   (23) Two Oaks   (24) United States Sugar Cane Experimental Station   (25) Village East Shopping Center  

Military


(1) Houma Air Force Station Historical   (2) Naval Air Station Houma Historical  

Oilfield


(1) Amelia Gas Field   (2) Bay Baptiste Gas Field   (3) Bay Junop Oil And Gas Field   (4) Bay Sainte Elaine Oil And Gas Field   (5) Bayou Chauvin Oil And Gas Field   (6) Bayou Copasaw Gas Field   (7) Bayou Jean Lacroix Oil And Gas Field   (8) Bayou Penchant Oil And Gas Field   (9) Bayou Point Au Chien Gas Field   (10) Bayou Rambio Oil And Gas Field   (11) Bourg Gas Field   (12) Caillou Island Oil Field   (13) Crescent Farms Oil And Gas Field   (14) Deep Saline Gas Field   (15) Dog Lake Oil And Gas Field   (16) Donner Oil Field   (17) Du Large Gas Field   (18) East Donner Gas Field   (19) East Gibson Gas And Oil Field   (20) East Lake De Cade Gas Field   (21) Fiddlers Lake Gas Field   (22) Four Isle Dome Oil And Gas Field   (23) Fourleague Bay Gas Field   (24) Gibson Oil Field   (25) Grand Bois Gas Field   (26) Halters Island Oil And Gas Field   (27) Hollywood Gas Field   (28) Hollywood Oil And Gas Field   (29) Houma Gas Field   (30) Humphreys Oil And Gas Field   (31) Isles Dernieres Oil Field   (32) Lafourche Crossing Oil And Gas Field   (33) Lake Barre Oil Field   (34) Lake Boudreaux Gas Field   (35) Lake De Cade Gas Field   (36) Lake Gero Gas Field   (37) Lake Hatch Oil And Gas Field   (38) Lake Long Oil And Gas Field   (39) Lake Pagie Gas Field   (40) Lake Pelto Oil Field   (41) Lapeyrouse Oil And Gas Field   (42) Lirette Oil And Gas Field   (43) Montegut Oil And Gas Field   (44) Mosquito Bay Gas Field   (45) North Montegut Gas Field   (46) North Turtle Bayou Gas Field   (47) Northeast Gibson Oil Field   (48) Northeast Houma Gas Field   (49) Orange Grove Oil And Gas Field   (50) Oyster Bay Oil Field   (51) Palmetto Bayou Oil And Gas Field   (52) Pass Des Ilettes Gas Field   (53) Pass Wilson Oil And Gas Field   (54) Pelican Lake Gas Field   (55) Point Au Fer Oil Field   (56) Saint Bayou Gas Field   (57) Salt Bay Gas Field   (58) Sauveur Bayou Gas Field   (59) Seabreeze Pass Gas Field   (60) South Bourg Gas Field   (61) South Chauvin Gas Field   (62) South Houma Oil And Gas Field   (63) South Humphreys Gas Field   (64) South Sunrise Oil And Gas Field   (65) Southeast Houma Gas Field   (66) Southwest Bourg Gas Field   (67) Sunrise Oil And Gas Field   (68) Turtle Bayou Gas Field   (69) Wallace Bayou Oil And Gas Field   (70) Wildcat Bayou Gas Field   (71) Willow Woods Gas Field  

Park


(1) Harmond Park   (2) Heros Park   (3) Houma Historic District   (4) Legion Park   (5) Madison Park   (6) Pointe Au Chien State Wildlife Management Area   (7) Shady Oak Park   (8) Williams Avenue Recreation Center  

Populated Place


(1) Allemand   (2) Ardoyne   (3) Argyle   (4) Ashland   (5) Bayou Cane   (6) Bobtown   (7) Boudreaux   (8) Bourg   (9) Brien S Mobile Village   (10) Broadmoor   (11) Bull Run   (12) Capri Court Mobile Home Park   (13) Carriage Cove Mobile Home Park   (14) Carte Rouge   (15) Central   (16) Chacahoula   (17) Chauvin   (18) Circle G Mobile Home Park   (19) Cocodrie   (20) Country Boy Mobile Home Park   (21) Country Hollow   (22) Crescent   (23) Crozier   (24) Cypress Gardens   (25) Donna Lynns Mobile Home Park   (26) Donner   (27) Dulac   (28) Edward Daigle   (29) Ellendale   (30) Ellsworth   (31) Fairlane   (32) Faith Trailer Court   (33) Floyd Court Mobile Home Park   (34) Gibson   (35) Grandbois   (36) Gray   (37) Greenwood   (38) Highland Park   (39) Hollywood   (40) Houma   (41) Humphreys   (42) Idlewild   (43) Isle Of Cuba   (44) Klondyke   (45) Lapeyrouse   (46) Lazy Acres   (47) Lost Bayou Mobile Home Park   (48) Magnolia   (49) Magnolia Plantation   (50) Mandalay   (51) Mcbride   (52) Mechanicville   (53) Millers Mobile Home Park   (54) Minerva Plantation   (55) Mobile Estates Mobile Home Park   (56) Montegut   (57) Mott Trailer Park   (58) Mulberry   (59) Myrtle Grove Historical   (60) Oak Forest   (61) Oakshire Manor   (62) Point Barre   (63) Point-aux-chenes   (64) Presquille   (65) Rebecca Plantation   (66) Remwood Mobile Home Park   (67) Sarah Plantation   (68) Savoie   (69) Schriever   (70) Southdown   (71) Sunshine   (72) Theriot   (73) Ursa   (74) Waterproof   (75) Whispering Oaks Mobile Home And Recreational Vehicle Park   (76) Woodlawn   (77) Zacarter  

Post Office


(1) Bourg Post Office   (2) Chauvin Post Office   (3) Dulac Post Office   (4) Gibson Post Office   (5) Gray Post Office   (6) Houma Post Office   (7) Montegut Post Office   (8) Schriever Post Office   (9) Theriot Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge  

Ridge


(1) Marmande Ridge   (2) Smith Ridge  

School


(1) Acadian Elementary School   (2) Andrew Price Alternative School   (3) Arcadian Elementary School   (4) Ardoyne School   (5) Bayou Black Elementary School   (6) Bayou Blue Elementary School   (7) Bayou Blue Middle School   (8) Bayou Blue School Historical   (9) Bayou Cane Adult Education Center   (10) Bayou L Ourse Head Start School   (11) Bayou L Ourse Primary School   (12) Bergeron School Historical   (13) Boudreaux Canal Little Caillou School   (14) Bourg Elementary School   (15) Broadmoor Elementary School   (16) Bull Run School Historical   (17) Caldwell Middle School   (18) Chauvin School   (19) Christ Baptist Church Child Care Center   (20) Coteau Bayou Blue School   (21) Daigleville School   (22) Dulac School   (23) Dularge Elementary School   (24) Dularge Middle School   (25) Duplantis School Historical   (26) East Houma Elementary School   (27) East Park School Historical   (28) East Street Alternative School   (29) Ellender Memorial High School   (30) Elysian Fields Middle School   (31) Evergreen Junior High School   (32) Friendswood Church Of God Christian Child Care Center   (33) Gibson Elementary School   (34) Grand Caillou Elementary School   (35) Grand Caillou Middle School   (36) Greenwood Middle School   (37) H L Bourgeois High School   (38) Holy Rosary School   (39) Honduras Elementary School   (40) Houma Christian School   (41) Houma Junior High School   (42) Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School   (43) L E Fletcher Technical Community College   (44) Lacache Middle School   (45) Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility School   (46) Legion Park Middle School   (47) Lisa Park School   (48) Little Caillou Elementary School   (49) Louisiana Technical College Thibodaux Campus   (50) Lower Bayou Du Large School Historical   (51) Lower Montegut School   (52) Lower Pointe Au Chien School   (53) Magnolia School Historical   (54) Maria Immacolata Catholic School   (55) Montegut Elementary School   (56) Montegut Middle School   (57) Morning Star School Historical   (58) Mulberry Elementary School   (59) Naguin School Historical   (60) Oaklawn Junior High School   (61) Oakshire Elementary School   (62) Petersville School Historical   (63) Pointe-aux-chenes Elementary School   (64) Porche School Historical   (65) Prairie School Historical   (66) Saint Bernadette Catholic School   (67) Saint Francis De Sales Cathedral School   (68) Saint Gregory Barbarigo School   (69) Saint Joseph School   (70) Saint Lucy Day Care And Child Development Center   (71) Saint Matthew S Episcopal School   (72) School For Exceptional Children   (73) Schriever Elementary School   (74) Smith Ridge School Historical   (75) South Terrebonne High School   (76) Southdown Elementary School   (77) Southdown High School   (78) Southside School Historical   (79) Terrebonne High School   (80) Terrebonne Vocational Rehabilitation Center School   (81) Terrebonne Vocational Technical High School   (82) The Depaul School   (83) Upper Little Caillou Elementary School   (84) Vandebilt Catholic High School   (85) Village East School   (86) West Park Elementary School   (87) Willow Woods School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bayou Barbue   (2) Bayou Cane   (3) Bayou Cocodrie   (4) Bayou Croix   (5) Bayou Du Mar   (6) Bayou Grand Caillou   (7) Bayou Grand Coteau   (8) Bayou Guillaume   (9) Bayou La Carpe   (10) Bayou Little Coteau   (11) Bayou Mauvais Bois   (12) Bayou Plat   (13) Chacahoula Bayou   (14) Lake Long Bayou   (15) Little Bayou   (16) Little Bayou Black   (17) Mill Creek   (18) Ouiski Bayou   (19) Oyster Bayou   (20) Saint Louis Bayou   (21) Small Bayou La Pointe   (22) Tiger Bayou   (23) Woodlawn Bayou  

Swamp


(1) Felicity Island  

Tower


(1) Kcil-fm Houma   (2) Kjin-am Houma   (3) Knsu-fm Thibodaux   (4) Kxor-fm Thibodaux  

Tunnel


(1) Houma Tunnel  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

70364 (pop. 27,405) 70363 (pop. 26,476) 70360 (pop. 21,402)
70344 (pop. 6,990) 70359 (pop. 6,236) 70343 (pop. 4,780)
70377 (pop. 4,600) 70395 (pop. 4,340) 70356 (pop. 2,547)
70353 (pop. 2,328) 70397 (pop. 1,674)  


Counties Nearby Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Terrebonne Parish, LA  (pop. 112,031) 11.2 Miles
St. Charles Parish, LA  (pop. 52,520) 24.5 Miles
St. James Parish, LA  (pop. 21,773) 29.7 Miles
St. John The Baptist Parish, LA  (pop. 44,559) 30.6 Miles
Jefferson Parish, LA  (pop. 434,246) 33.3 Miles
Assumption Parish, LA  (pop. 23,160) 35.5 Miles
Orleans Parish, LA  (pop. 369,765) 39.3 Miles
Ascension Parish, LA  (pop. 112,187) 45.6 Miles
St. Bernard Parish, LA  (pop. 41,524) 46.0 Miles
Plaquemines Parish, LA  (pop. 23,690) 47.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

985



Elevation in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is 7.0 ft. (2.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Lat: 29.624247 N        Long: -90.576486 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lafourche Parish, 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 Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2,542   (7.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2,391   (6.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 3,091   (8.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 3,577   (10.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 4,053   (11.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 5,023   (14.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 4,860   (13.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 3,239   (9.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 894   (2.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,161   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 545   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 323   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,745   (4.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2,156   (6.1%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,650

1 vehicle available : 5,533

2 vehicles available : 954

3 vehicles available : 163

4 or more vehicles available : 30

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 536

1 vehicle available : 3,219

2 vehicles available : 6,601

3 vehicles available : 1,433

4 or more vehicles available : 402

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 204

1 vehicle available : 1,558

2 vehicles available : 3,068

3 vehicles available : 1,719

4 or more vehicles available : 279

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 59

1 vehicle available : 1,225

2 vehicles available : 3,898

3 vehicles available : 1,730

4 or more vehicles available : 748


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

1-person household:

No workers : 4,408

1 worker : 3,922

2-person household:

No workers : 3,748

1 worker : 4,735

2 workers : 3,708

3-person household:

No workers : 850

1 worker : 2,723

2 workers : 2,688

3 workers : 567

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 412

1 worker : 2,807

2 workers : 3,613

3 or more workers : 828


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 33,297

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3,488

In 3-person carpool : 577

In 4-person carpool : 53

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 231

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 52

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 63

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 33

Taxicab : 12

Motorcycle : 67

Bicycle : 110

Walked : 711

Other means : 1,924

Worked at home : 1,061


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,943

5 to 9 minutes : 6,309

10 to 14 minutes : 6,919

15 to 19 minutes : 5,918

20 to 24 minutes : 3,300

25 to 29 minutes : 1,844

30 to 34 minutes : 4,639

35 to 39 minutes : 1,355

40 to 44 minutes : 1,684

45 to 59 minutes : 3,568

60 to 89 minutes : 1,796

90 or more minutes : 1,343


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,447  (20.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,702  (8.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,895  (13.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 557  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5,020  (23.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,991  (31.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,187  (20.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 6,737  (42.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 81  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 79  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Rail Station(s)


    Hwy 20 and Hwy 24
    Schriever, Louisiana 70395

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Employed: 50,948
Unemployed: 1,561



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 5.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.5%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.6%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 22.5%
  • Other: 68.4%



Water Usage In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 6.90 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 6.90 Mgal/d





There are 155 Farms In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 8 Branches


    Bank Assets: $16b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Capital One, National Association - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 885

South Louisiana Bank, Houma, Louisiana - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

Coastal Commerce Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

Synergy Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Regions Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $471.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Whitney Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $76.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

Iberiabank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $30.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 183

Midsouth Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 60

Business First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $683k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Houma Terrebonne


    (about 6.4 miles in Bourg, Louisiana; Airport Code: HUM)

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International


    (about 32.0 miles in Kenner, Louisiana; Airport Code: MSY)

  • New Orleans NAS


    (about 35.3 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • New Orleans NAS JRB


    (about 35.8 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • Southern Seaplane


    (about 37.2 miles in Gretna, Louisiana; Airport Code: BCS)

  • Lakefront


    (about 43.7 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NEW)

  • Harry P Williams Memorial


    (about 46.1 miles in Patterson, Louisiana; Airport Code: PTN)

  • Hammond Northshore Regional


    (about 62.7 miles in Hammond, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA2)

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 71.5 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)

  • Picayune Municipal


    (about 81.4 miles in Nicholson, Mississippi; Airport Code: MS2)

  • Acadiana Regional


    (about 83.4 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Acadiana Reg


    (about 83.4 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Stennis International


    (about 84.5 miles in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi; Airport Code: UXP)

  • Lafayette Regional


    (about 93.6 miles in Lafayette, Louisiana; Airport Code: LFT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.46%

Carpooled

14.68%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.44%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.02%

Taxicab

0.21%

Motorcycle

0.02%

Bicycle

0.28%

Walked

2.30%

Other Means

1.53%

Worked At Home

2.06%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lafourche Parish, 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 By Tenure
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16,159

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,848

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,258

Renter-occupied housing units : 521

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,739

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,212

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,530

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,742


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 3,085

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,055

Householder 45 to 54 years : 3,397

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,276

Householder 60 to 64 years : 857

Householder 65 to 74 years : 920

Householder 75 years and over : 209

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,067

Householder 35 to 44 years : 984

Householder 45 to 54 years : 3,174

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,699

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,343

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,747

Householder 75 years and over : 2,873


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Less than 10.0 percent : 466

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 803

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 915

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 797

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 459

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 481

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 289

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 588

50.0 percent or more : 1,803

Not computed : 1,722


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)

Built 2010 or later : $167,500

Built 2000 to 2009 : $171,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $115,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $136,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $150,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $122,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $98,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $91,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $104,500


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana: 72.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 407 407 $34,760,902
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

407 407 $34,760,902
2000        
  Single Family 407 407 $33,774,901
  Two Family 2 4 $144,025
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

409 411 $33,918,926
2001        
  Single Family 427 427 $34,969,366
  Two Family 6 12 $458,640
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

433 439 $35,428,006
2002        
  Single Family 447 447 $39,240,075
  Two Family 13 26 $932,550
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

460 473 $40,172,625
2003        
  Single Family 533 533 $46,212,106
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 180 $9,000,000
  Total

541 713 $55,212,106
2004        
  Single Family 539 539 $46,500,028
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

539 539 $46,500,028
2005        
  Single Family 559 559 $44,069,991
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

559 559 $44,069,991
2006        
  Single Family 635 635 $122,609,514
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

635 635 $122,609,514


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lafourche Parish, LA): $34,910
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lafourche Parish): $71,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 45.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.2%
Electricity: 52.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 22.22%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.37%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 26.28%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 47.75%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.38%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lafourche Parish): $402
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Lafourche Parish): $586


(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 Lafourche Parish, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Louisiana Homecare/houma


     Address: 7932 Park Avenue, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/21/1984

Terrebonne Homecare, Inc.


     Address: 760 W Tunnel Blvd, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/4/1993

Metro Preferred Home Care, An Amedisys Company


     Address: 1403 St Charles Street , Suite 101, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/24/1985

Bayou Home Care, Llc


     Address: 7706 Main Street, Suite 201, Houma, Louisiana 70364
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/6/1992

The Medical Team Inc


     Address: 4722 Highway 311, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/22/1980

South Louisiana Home Healthcare


     Address: 7529 Park Ave, Houma, Louisiana 70364
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/2/1992

Hospitals Close To Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Terrebonne General Hospital


     Address: 8166 Main Street, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Leonard J Chabert Medical Center


     Address: 1978 Industrial Blvd, Houma, Louisiana 70363
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Physicians Surgical Specialty Hospital


     Address: 218 Corporate Drive, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

St Charles Parish Hospital


     Address: 1057 Paul Maillard Road, Luling, Louisiana 70070
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St James Parish Hospital


     Address: 2471 Louisiana Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana 70071
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Terrebonne General Med Ctr Snf


     Address: 8166 Main Street, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 8
     Percent Occupied: 50%

Oaks Of Houma (the)


     Address: 400 Monarch Drive, Houma, Louisiana 70364
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Maison De'ville Nursing Home


     Address: 107 South Hollywood Drive, Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 146
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Heritage Manor Of Houma


     Address: 1701 Polk St., Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Chateau Terrebonne Health Care


     Address: 1386 West Tunnel Blvd., Houma, Louisiana 70360
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 59%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 100 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 8,365
    Disabled Workers: 3,905
    Widowers Workers: 2,775
    Spouses Workers: 2,060
    Children Workers: 2,795


(updated 2007)



Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.08%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.04%
  • Other 1.88%



(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 Lafourche Parish, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Lafourche Parish, LA

6.16 % of Lafourche Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,007

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,500

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

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

  • Lafourche Parish , LA 1.47 % ($32,098 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.69 % ($31,107 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 0.63 % ($36,922 AGI )
  • St Bernard Parish , LA 0.36 % ($25,197 AGI )
  • Plaquemines Parish , LA 0.24 % ($42,011 AGI )
  • St Mary Parish , LA 0.24 % ($40,690 AGI )
  • Lafayette Parish , LA 0.14 % ($35,720 AGI )
  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 0.12 % ($21,047 AGI )
  • St Tammany Parish , LA 0.10 % ($64,289 AGI )
  • Harris County , TX 0.09 % ($52,273 AGI )

Relocation away from Lafourche Parish, LA

5.38 % of Lafourche 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 $34,018

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,652

Louisiana Average 0.08 %

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

  • Lafourche Parish , LA 1.49 % ($30,007 AGI )
  • Lafayette Parish , LA 0.25 % ($39,122 AGI )
  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 0.23 % ($27,506 AGI )
  • Harris County , TX 0.22 % ($48,000 AGI )
  • St Mary Parish , LA 0.18 % ($24,609 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 0.15 % ($34,304 AGI )
  • Assumption Parish , LA 0.10 % ($30,289 AGI )
  • St Tammany Parish , LA 0.06 % ($35,227 AGI )
  • Iberia Parish , LA 0.05 % ($30,778 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.05 % ($37,667 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 Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Lafourche Parish, Louisiana


On 11/20/1998, a tornado touched down 2.39 miles from the center of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/08/1980, a tornado touched down 3.31 miles from the center of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 03/15/2000, a tornado touched down 4.67 miles from the center of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 1 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 11/13/1961, a tornado touched down 5.42 miles from the center of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 08/24/1998, a tornado touched down 5.76 miles from the center of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
10/09/2004, 03:00 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/10/2001, 08:00 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/06/2001, 09:00 pm 0 0 $500K --
06/06/2001, 11:15 am 0 0 $75K --
06/26/1999, 08:15 pm 0 0 $500K --
01/06/1998, 11:00 pm 0 0 $35K --
04/12/1994, 02:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Hail        
12/30/2006, 01:25 am 0 0 $100K --
         
Lightning        
07/01/2007, 12:00 pm 2 2 -- --
07/01/2007, 12:00 pm 0 2 -- --
08/21/2005, 03:30 pm 0 0 $65K --
08/21/2005, 08:00 am 0 0 $15K --
07/18/2004, 06:45 am 0 0 $2K --
06/02/2004, 05:50 am 0 0 $1K --
07/25/2002, 12:30 pm 0 0 $20K --
09/08/1999, 01:00 pm 0 0 $500K --
07/24/1999, 11:00 am 2 0 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/13/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
06/10/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $400K --
05/16/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
05/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
11/15/2006, 03:30 am 0 0 $1K --
06/12/2006, 08:34 pm 0 0 $8K --
04/26/2006, 02:00 am 0 0 $2K --
01/13/2006, 07:55 am 0 0 $2K --
08/17/2005, 02:40 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/12/2005, 03:20 pm 0 0 $7K --
07/24/2005, 03:31 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/02/2005, 06:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/02/2005, 05:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/06/2005, 12:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
03/07/2005, 03:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
02/23/2005, 04:05 pm 0 0 $10K --
11/24/2004, 04:30 am 0 0 $15K --
07/23/2004, 02:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/24/2004, 03:30 pm 0 0 $8K --
12/13/2003, 06:15 am 0 0 $35K --
11/27/2003, 05:00 am 0 0 $500K --
11/18/2003, 08:20 am 0 0 $75K --
11/18/2003, 08:15 am 0 0 $120K --
11/18/2003, 07:30 am 0 0 $50K --
08/07/2003, 04:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/11/2003, 08:05 am 0 0 $2K --
04/07/2003, 03:10 pm 0 0 $10K --
10/25/2002, 04:20 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/17/2002, 12:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/08/2002, 01:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/08/2002, 12:25 pm 0 0 $4K --
08/05/2001, 04:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/12/2001, 01:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/06/2001, 04:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/06/2001, 02:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
03/09/2001, 03:30 am 0 0 $10K --
03/03/2001, 05:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
03/03/2001, 12:00 pm 0 0 $8K --
01/29/2001, 01:00 pm 0 0 $12K --
09/08/2000, 12:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
09/05/2000, 04:35 pm 0 0 $35K --
08/31/2000, 05:20 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/22/2000, 11:10 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/05/2000, 09:00 am 0 0 $2K --
03/18/2000, 10:15 am 0 0 $1K --
08/14/1999, 05:25 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/03/1999, 03:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
03/02/1999, 11:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
03/02/1999, 10:50 pm 0 0 $3K --
01/22/1999, 07:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/22/1999, 05:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
01/02/1999, 07:15 am 0 0 $350K --
01/02/1999, 06:47 am 0 0 $10K --
01/02/1999, 06:05 am 0 0 $5K --
07/25/1998, 04:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/05/1998, 11:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/10/1998, 07:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/22/1998, 07:15 am 0 0 $1K --
01/14/1998, 02:00 am 0 0 $10K --
10/13/1997, 02:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
10/01/1997, 04:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
09/10/1997, 05:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/13/1997, 03:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/17/1997, 05:30 am 0 0 $10K --
05/25/1997, 05:35 am 0 0 $1K --
04/26/1997, 01:45 am 0 0 $5K --
04/11/1997, 09:30 am 0 0 $25K --
04/05/1997, 10:15 am 0 0 $5K --
02/12/1997, 11:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
01/24/1997, 02:28 am 0 0 $5K --
11/07/1996, 03:28 pm 0 0 $20K --
08/20/1995, 04:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/20/1995, 04:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/30/1993, 04:30 pm 0 1 -- --
07/25/1987, 07:00 pm 0 3 -- --
03/29/1987, 01:00 pm 0 3 -- --
         
Waterspout        
03/15/2000, 10:00 am 2 0 $20K --
         



Tornados In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-03-14 -- 25 -- 0 0 $5K --
  2005-07-15 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-11-27 1 30 1 0 0 $50K --
  2004-11-02 -- 20 -- 0 0 $2K --
  2004-07-06 -- 25 -- 0 0 $5K --
  2002-10-09 1 50 1 0 0 $2M --
  2002-10-03 -- 30 1 0 0 $25K --
  2002-03-31 1 30 1 0 0 $75K --
  2001-12-13 -- 25 1 0 0 $100K --
  2000-08-31 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  2000-04-03 -- 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  2000-03-15 3 40 2 0 36 $10M --
  1999-01-02 1 50 1 0 0 $700K --
  1999-01-02 2 100 1 0 1 $75K --
  1998-10-06 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-04-23 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-01-18 -- 20 1 0 0 $250K --
  1992-11-20 -- 23 1 0 1 $25K --
  1992-11-20 -- 23 1 0 0 $3K --
  1992-01-12 -- 20 1 0 0 $25K --
  1991-11-01 -- 20 1 0 0 $250K --
  1991-05-08 1 30 1 0 0 $25K --
  1991-03-01 1 50 1 0 1 $25K --
  1990-12-03 1 43 1 0 0 $3K --
  1990-03-29 2 50 1 0 7 $250K --
  1988-07-24 1 30 1 0 0 $25K --
  1987-11-16 -- 27 1 0 0 $250K --
  1984-09-12 -- 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1984-02-12 1 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1982-07-09 -- 50 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1982-01-30 3 10 2 0 1 $25K --
  1980-03-17 2 33 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1977-11-08 -- 17 1 0 2 $250K --
  1977-11-01 -- 13 1 0 0 $25K --
  1977-07-20 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1974-07-23 1 17 1 0 0 $3K --
  1974-04-12 5 17 -- 0 2 $25K --
  1974-03-26 1 27 1 0 2 $3K --
  1973-09-12 6 50 2 0 3 $250K --
  1971-12-06 4 27 1 0 0 $3K --
  1970-03-17 1 50 3 0 2 $250K --
  1967-09-06 -- 7 1 0 0 $25K --
  1966-07-07 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1964-10-02 2 100 2 0 0 $25K --
  1961-09-10 1 100 2 0 16 $25K --
  1961-09-10 -- 100 1 0 0 $3K --
  1961-09-10 1 100 1 0 0 $25K --
  1960-02-03 4 100 2 0 8 $250K --
  1959-05-11 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1957-10-23 11 100 2 0 0 $25K --
  1953-05-02 1 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1952-01-01 1 33 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1918-01-01 -- 27 2 0 0 $3K --
  1918-01-01 2 27 1 0 0 $25K --



Hurricanes And Storms In Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

  • Category 4: RITA - September 2005 - Wind Speed: 115 Knots
  • Category 4: ANDREW - August 1992 - Wind Speed: 123 Knots *
  • Category 4: CARMEN - September 1974 - Wind Speed: 130 Knots
  • Category 4: HILDA - Wind Speed: 124 Knots *
  • Category 4: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 123 Knots *
  • Category 3: LILI - October 2002 - Wind Speed: 105 Knots
  • Category 3: HILDA - Wind Speed: 104 Knots *
  • Category 3: CARLA - Wind Speed: 110 Knots *
  • Category 3: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 105 Knots *
  • Category 2: BETSY - Wind Speed: 90 Knots
  • Category 2: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 89 Knots *
  • Category 1: JUAN - October 1985 - Wind Speed: 68 Knots *
  • Category 1: DANNY - August 1985 - Wind Speed: 70 Knots
  • Category 1: BOB - July 1979 - Wind Speed: 65 Knots *
  • Category 1: BABE - September 1977 - Wind Speed: 65 Knots
  • Category 1: ANITA - August 1977 - Wind Speed: 75 Knots *
  • Category 1: CELIA - August 1970 - Wind Speed: 80 Knots
  • Category 1: LAURIE - Wind Speed: 68 Knots *
  • Category 1: FLOSSY - Wind Speed: 68 Knots *
  • Category 1: LOVE - Wind Speed: 74 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana



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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 Lafourche Parish, 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)



Jails in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana


  • Terrebonne Parish Jail


    Church Street Court House Annex, Houma, LA 70361
    Capacity: 636
    Confined: 625
    Avg. Population: 625


(updated 2006)



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