Buras-Triumph, Louisiana

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Population in July 2007: 2,681.
Males: 1,356  (50.6%)
Females: 1,325  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
Louisiana median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 70041.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,037 (it was $33,059 in 2000)
Buras-Triumph:

$43,037
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,488 (it was $13,426 in 2000)

Buras-Triumph CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,883 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Buras-Triumph:

$64,883
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $248,014; Detached houses: $298,865; Townhouses or other attached units: $322,929; In 2-unit structures: $246,278; Mobile homes: $82,885
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  • Races in Buras-Triumph, LA (2000)

    Buras-Triumph races chart
    • 2,38070.9%White alone
    • 41312.3%Asian alone
    • 36510.9%Black alone
    • 712.1%Two or more races
    • 551.6%American Indian alone
    • 371.1%Other race alone
    • 371.1%Hispanic

Races in Buras-Triumph detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buras-Triumph: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (15.4%), French (12.6%), German (8.0%), Italian (5.6%), French Canadian (4.8%), Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.01 square miles.

Population density: 536 people per square mile   (low).

Buras-Triumph,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Buras-Triumph:

  • High school or higher: 54.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buras-Triumph CDP:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

320 residents are foreign born (9.0% Asia).

This place:

9.5%
Louisiana:

2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Buras-Triumph CDP:  0.7% ($199)
Louisiana:  0.3% ($199)
Buras-Triumph satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (54.0 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (354.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Buras, LA (0.8 miles ), Triumph, LA (1.6 miles ), Boothville, LA (2.4 miles ), Empire, LA (2.6 miles ), Boothville-Venice, LA (2.8 miles ), Venice, LA (3.3 miles ), Port Sulphur, LA (3.9 miles ), Pointe a la Hache, LA (4.8 miles) .

Latitude: 29.35 N, Longitude: 89.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other transportation workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Buras-Triumph, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Buras-Triumph-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Buras-Triumph place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/30/1967, a category F2 tornado 1.0 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buras-Triumph-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 113.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 277.7 miles away from Buras-Triumph center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 107.5 miles away from Buras-Triumph center
On 9/27/1992 at 17:02:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plaquemines Parish (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buras-Triumph:

  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 55 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 55 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 56 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 57 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 58 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 84 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 99 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

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Notable locations in Buras-Triumph: Buras Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Fort Jackson Museum (B), Plaquemines Parish Fire District 4 Buras Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Buras-Triumph: Faith Temple (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Plaquemines Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Louisiana:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.2%
Whole state:  70.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

20.7%
Whole state:

19.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.8%
Whole state:

9.4%
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.7
Louisiana average:

13.5

Buras-Triumph travel time to work - commute Buras-Triumph mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buras-Triumph CDP (based on Plaquemines Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7909
Evangelical Protestant3,85917
Mainline Protestant4092
Other19-
None9,965-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Plaquemines Parish:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plaquemines Parish:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Plaquemines Parish:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Plaquemines Parish:

30.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Buras-Triumph:

48.8%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Buras-Triumph:

46.1%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.3%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Buras-Triumph:

84.7%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Buras-Triumph, LA Residents

10.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.89%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Plaquemines Parish:

0.21%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  2.78% ($43,710 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.83% ($49,333)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.31% ($179,080)


10.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.02%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($722 average AGI)
Plaquemines Parish:

0.15%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  2.84% ($38,567 average AGI)
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.03% ($42,321)
to St. Bernard Parish, LA  0.46% ($39,694)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buras-Triumph:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAGY (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buras-Triumph:

  • KMRL (91.9 FM; BURAS, LA; Owner: WHITE DOVE FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KNOU (104.5 FM; EMPIRE, LA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 6,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,980Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,220Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Buras-Triumph compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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