Maurice, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 1,170 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +82.2%
Males: 624  (53.4%)
Females: 546  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70555.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,958 (it was $29,306 in 2000)
Maurice:

$69,958
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,878 (it was $15,051 in 2000)

Maurice village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,461 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Maurice:

$156,461
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $715.

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  • Races in Maurice, LA (2010)

    Maurice races chart
    • 75678.4%White alone
    • 12913.4%Black alone
    • 363.7%Hispanic
    • 282.9%Asian alone
    • 90.9%Two or more races
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Maurice detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Maurice: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (29.7%), French Canadian (11.8%), German (8.5%), United States (4.0%), Irish (2.0%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 574 people per square mile   (low).

Maurice,LA real estate house value index trend

Maurice, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Maurice:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Maurice village:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 10.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

171 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America).

This village:

9.8%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $969 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.4%)

Maurice satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (9.3 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (63.6 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (196.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Milton, LA (1.7 miles ), Youngsville, LA (2.8 miles ), Scott, LA (3.0 miles ), Lafayette, LA (3.0 miles ), Abbeville, LA (3.1 miles ), Duson, LA (3.1 miles ), Broussard, LA (3.1 miles ), Erath, LA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $93,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $189,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.11 N, Longitude: 92.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 337

Maurice household income distribution Maurice home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +208 (+47.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Maurice: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Maurice, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Maurice-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Maurice village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 tornado 6.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Maurice-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% 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 195.6 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 428.1 miles away from Maurice center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 297.2 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 192.2 miles away from Maurice center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 366.0 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 Vermilion Parish (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Maurice topographic map

Birthplace of: Cecil J. Picard - Educator and politician, Kent Desormeaux - Champion jockey, Denise Boutte - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Maurice:

  • PELICAN POINTE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (405 MILTON ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Maurice:

  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • VERN TRAHAN COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • PARDUE STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DUSON, LA)
  • CORNERSTONE VILLAGE SOUTH, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • NURSING SPECIALTIES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • THE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER OF ACADIANA Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)

airports located in Maurice:

Amtrak stations near Maurice:

  • 11 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: NEW IBERIA (WASHINGTON ST. & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maurice:

  • South Louisiana Community College (about 9 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 9 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 10 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 63 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 63 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 64 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 64 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)

Public high school in Maurice:

Public elementary/middle schools in Maurice:

  • CECIL PICARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT MAURICE (Location: 203 SOUTH ALBERT AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • NORTH VERMILLION MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 11609-A LA HWY 699, Grades: 6-8)
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Notable locations in Maurice: Vermilion Parish Library Maurice Branch (A), Maurice Police Department (B), Maurice Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Maurice include: Amana Christian Fellowship Church (A), Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (B), Saint Josephs Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Granges Coulee (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Vermilion Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Black residents, 88.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Maurice (2011 data):

  • Bank of Abbeville & Trust Company: Maurice Branch at 8705 Maurice Avenue, branch established on 1894/03/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.2 mil, Deposits: $132.8 mil, headquarters in Abbeville, LA, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Gulf Coast Bank: Maurice Branch at 9302 Maurice Ave, branch established on 1980/04/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.5 mil, Deposits: $275.4 mil, headquarters in Abbeville, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Gulf Coast Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Louisiana average:

12.2

Maurice travel time to work - commute Maurice mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Maurice village (based on Vermilion Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic32,25916
Evangelical Protestant2,38718
Mainline Protestant1,30010
Black Protestant1901
Other41
None21,859-
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: 18
Vermilion Parish:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Vermilion Parish:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Vermilion Parish:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Vermilion Parish:

28.5%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.4%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

54.3%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.9%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Maurice:

6.9
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

60.8%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.9%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Maurice, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,925$35,7000$0
Other Government Administration 4$7,752$23,2560$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,402
Police Protection - Officers 6$34,820$69,6400$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,675$28,0500$0
Sewerage 1$5,100$61,2000$0
Totals for Government 16$61,272$45,9542$2,402

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.84% ($35,553 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.48% ($33,649)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.38% ($39,014)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  2.05% ($42,126 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.67% ($30,114)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.33% ($37,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Maurice:

  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSIG (1450 AM; 1 kW; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: ACADIA BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maurice:

  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPEL-FM (105.1 FM; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Maurice:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • Maurice, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents189
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities138
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents334
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents23
See more detailed statistics of Maurice fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 22,540Total average daily traffic
  • 1,227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,400Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Maurice)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Lafayette, 10.8 Miles Sw Of Lafayette Airport (Lat: 30.115278 Lon: -92.149778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.8 m, Call Sign: WPQZ585
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.281 MHz, 941.281 MHzGrant Date: 10/02/2010, Expiration Date: 12/18/2020, Certifier: Michael PennyRegistrant: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, 2000 K Street Nw Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 828-5828, Fax: (202) 857-2124, Email:
  • Lafayette, 10l.8 Miles Sw Of Lafayette Airport (Lat: 30.115278 Lon: -92.149778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.8 m, Call Sign: WQLD749
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.281 MHz, 941.281 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2009, Expiration Date: 06/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2010, Certifier: Dan LuckerRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Maurice)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 289RJ , Serial Number: 172S8660, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Crown Energy Enterprises LLC, 204 W Lafayette St, Maurice, LA 70555
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3971H , Serial Number: 4672, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory C Perry, Hwy 343 Box 3365, Maurice, LA 70555
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER SPORT 2S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 7551V , Serial Number: 0145
    Registrant (Individual): Richard T Drake, 4905 Woodlawn Rd, Maurice, LA 70555
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/05/2004, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8360G , Serial Number: 32R-8129057, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ted V Landry, 10945 Hwy 699, Maurice, LA 70555, Other Owners: Barbara D Landry
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99198 , Serial Number: 1821, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory C Perry, Box 3365 Hwy 343, Maurice, LA 70555

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Maurice, LA
Most common first names in Maurice, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1665.2 years
Joseph1476.0 years
Marie1283.8 years
Mary1077.1 years
Paul1065.9 years
George962.3 years
Louise985.2 years
Rose872.0 years
Edia780.3 years
Robert773.6 years
Most common last names in Maurice, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard9177.2 years
Trahan6678.2 years
Duhon4677.5 years
Landry2873.4 years
Hebert2677.3 years
Vincent2579.2 years
Baudoin2078.3 years
Comeaux2081.5 years
Breaux1978.6 years
Picard1780.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Businesses in Maurice, LA

  • Domino's Pizza: 1
  • Subway: 1

Maurice compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Maurice on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Venezuela (population 500+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South America (population 500+)"
  • #19 (70555) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #44 (70555) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 13 pilots and 23 other airmen in this city.
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  • Robert W. Hayes (2)
  • Michael Coates (1)
  • Scott Beggs (1)
  • Louis F. Lafleur (1)
  • Guy Carl Thompson (1)
  • Eddie Boudreaux (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2016.