Meraux, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Meraux, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
7,007
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
12.0%
Median Home
$169,700
Median Income
$63,305
Median Rent
$914

Meraux SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
6

Meraux, LA Cost Of Living

95
Meraux's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Meraux Louisiana National Average
Overall 95 92 100
Services 98 96 100
Groceries 103 98 100
Health 117 98 100
Housing 88 81 100
Transportation 104 99 100
Utilities 80 88 100

Rankings for Meraux in Louisiana

Map Of Meraux, LA

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Population over time in Meraux

Year Population % Change
2019 7,007 -4.0%
2018 7,296 3.2%
2017 7,073 4.2%
2016 6,787 6.1%
2015 6,397 -3.5%
2014 6,627 6.8%
2013 6,203 6.7%
2012 5,816 12.8%
2011 5,156 18.6%
2010 4,348 -

Race / Ethnicity in Meraux

White
75.0% (5,253)
African American
11.5% (804)
American Indian
0.3% (19)
Asian
3.0% (210)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (13)
Two Or More
0.6% (40)
Hispanic
9.5% (668)
Race Meraux LA USA
White 75.0% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 11.5% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.0% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.5% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Meraux

Female
51.6% (3,613)
Male
48.4% (3,394)
Gender Meraux LA USA
Female 51.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Meraux for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (490)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (700)
High School / GED
33.0% (2,312)
Some College
29.0% (2,032)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (560)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (770)
Master's Degree
2.0% (140)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Meraux LA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Meraux, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
10.0% (70,262)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (15,079)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.4% (37,858)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (53,258)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (103,950)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (132,825)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (97,533)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.5% (108,441)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (49,087)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (32,404)
Income Meraux LA USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.4% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.5% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 4.6% 7.7%

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