Meraux, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Meraux, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
8,187
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
19.8%
Median Home
$164,800
Median Income
$66,731
Median Rent
$945

Meraux SnackAbility

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

Meraux, LA Cost Of Living

98
Meraux's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Meraux Louisiana National Average
Overall 98 91 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 101 97 100
Health 118 97 100
Housing 87 83 100
Transportation 99 93 100
Utilities 76 86 100

Rankings for Meraux in Louisiana

Map Of Meraux, LA

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Population over time in Meraux

Year Population % Change
2020 8,187 12.2%
2019 7,296 3.2%
2018 7,073 4.2%
2017 6,787 6.1%
2016 6,397 -3.5%
2015 6,627 6.8%
2014 6,203 6.7%
2013 5,816 12.8%
2012 5,156 18.6%
2011 4,348 -

Race / Ethnicity in Meraux

White
81.3% (6,658)
African American
5.6% (460)
American Indian
0.1% (8)
Asian
3.2% (258)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (51)
Hispanic
9.2% (752)
Race Meraux LA USA
White 81.3% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 5.6% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 3.2% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.6% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.2% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Meraux

Female
57.0% (4,665)
Male
43.0% (3,522)
Gender Meraux LA USA
Female 57.0% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 43.0% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Meraux for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (491)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (982)
High School / GED
33.0% (2,701)
Some College
24.0% (1,964)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (573)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,309)
Master's Degree
1.0% (81)
Professional Degree
1.0% (81)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Meraux LA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Meraux, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
10.1% (82,810)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (21,335)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.7% (38,331)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.2% (58,581)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (94,020)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.3% (174,660)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (67,983)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (116,078)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.5% (127,289)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (37,608)
Income Meraux LA USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.7% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.2% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.3% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.5% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 4.7% 8.3%

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