Meraux, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 5,816.
Population change since 2000: -42.9%
Males: 2,843  (48.9%)
Females: 2,973  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70092.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,597 (it was $45,732 in 2000)
Meraux:

$69,597
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,636 (it was $17,951 in 2000)

Meraux CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,471 (it was $90,600 in 2000)
Meraux:

$170,471
LA:

$162,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $817.

March 2019 cost of living index in Meraux: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Meraux, LA (2017)
    • 5,30274.6%White alone
    • 97313.7%Black alone
    • 5868.2%Hispanic
    • 1532.2%Asian alone
    • 380.5%Two or more races
    • 290.4%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Meraux, Louisiana as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Meraux is 684 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: French (12.6%), American (10.6%), Italian (9.7%), German (8.3%), English (7.2%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 4.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,397 people per square mile   (low).

Meraux, Louisiana map

246 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 2.2% Asia).

This place:

3.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $741 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $785 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (9.0 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (328.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Violet, LA (1.5 miles ),
Chalmette, LA (1.7 miles ),
Poydras, LA (2.1 miles ),
Arabi, LA (2.3 miles ),
Terrytown, LA (2.6 miles ),
Belle Chasse, LA (2.7 miles ),
Timberlane, LA (2.7 miles ),
Gretna, LA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 29.93 N, Longitude: 89.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,684 (-37.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 178 (5.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Meraux, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Meraux, LA in 2017
Meraux satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Most common industries in Meraux, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Meraux, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)

Average climate in Meraux, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Meraux, Louisiana average temperatures Meraux, Louisiana average precipitation Meraux, Louisiana humidity Meraux, Louisiana wind speed Meraux, Louisiana snowfall Meraux, Louisiana sunshine Meraux, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Meraux, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.7. This is about average.

City:

74.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.70
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Meraux-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Meraux place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 35.3 miles away from the place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meraux-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 146.3 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 323.9 miles away from Meraux 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 178.0 miles away from Meraux 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 132.3 miles away from Meraux center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.4 miles away from the city 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 287.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Meraux topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Meraux:

  • JO ELLEN SMITH PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NEW ORLEANS, LA)
  • VIOLET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; VIOLET, LA)
  • QUALIFIED HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHALMETTE, LA)
  • SIMMONS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; VIOLET, LA)
  • HAVEN HEALTH AND HOSPICE OF LOUISIANA, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHALMETTE, LA)
  • CHALMETTE DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CHALMETTE, LA)
  • LIFE CARE HOSP OF NEW ORLEANS (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CHALMETTE, LA)

located in Meraux:

Amtrak station near Meraux:

  • 10 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meraux:

  • University of New Orleans (about 12 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 8,201)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 12 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 12 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 13 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 13 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 53 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Nicholls State University (about 54 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)

Public elementary/middle schools in Meraux:

See full list of schools located in Meraux

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Meraux: Docville Farm (A), Alverez Kiddie Academy (B), Saint Bernard Parish Fire Department Station 6 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Meraux Plaza Shopping Center (1), Cypress Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Meraux include: Faith Baptist Church (A), Cornerstone Church of God (B), Sinclair Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Meraux: Borgnemouth Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

St. Bernard 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:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.9%
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: 0.3% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Meraux:

Marital status in Meraux, LA
  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Meraux:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Meraux
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Meraux, LA (based on St. Bernard Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,5326
Evangelical Protestant4,70515
Mainline Protestant1,1513
Other3101
None15,199-
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: 11
St. Bernard Parish:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
St. Bernard Parish:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
St. Bernard Parish:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Bernard Parish:

10.1%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Meraux:

47.5%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Meraux:

43.3%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.1%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Meraux:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Meraux:

54.7%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Meraux:

78.4%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Meraux, LA Residents

7.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orleans Parish, LA  2.99% ($29,363 average AGI)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  1.55% ($32,646)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.69% ($33,777)


7.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orleans Parish, LA  2.05% ($25,147 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  1.41% ($35,696)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.05% ($48,322)
Businesses in Meraux, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Meraux:

  • 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.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meraux:

  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)

TV broadcast stations around Meraux:

  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Meraux fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.4mTotal length
  • 0Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Meraux)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Meraux, LA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Chalmette, 3209-A E. Judge Perez (Lat: 29.938500 Lon: -89.927972), Type: Tree, Structure height: 45.5 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQIH748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2008, Expiration Date: 02/14/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • MERAUX, 3209-A E. Judge Perez (304800) (Lat: 29.938528 Lon: -89.928028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQMJ402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2010, Expiration Date: 08/23/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2014, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • N P Trist Middle School #1 Pirates Cove (Lat: 29.916861 Lon: -89.500056), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WQA269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2000, Expiration Date: 01/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2005, Registrant: N P Trist Middle School, #1 Pirates Cove, Meraux, LA 70075
  • 2500 St Bernard Hwy E (Lat: 29.928806 Lon: -89.943111), Type: Building, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQZ314,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.675 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Certifier: Diane Hasenbeck Pieniazek, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Meraux)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$138,60015$125,26779$112,58212$40,75014$80,3571$21,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$143,0003$61,0004$125,2503$35,0002$89,0002$41,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$135,0006$99,33330$135,66719$30,63210$64,4004$28,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$123,5001$85,00031$149,7741$97,0002$72,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$82,00011$138,4551$10,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.08 , 0302.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$138,0002$122,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$164,3333$175,6671$131,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$205,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 50 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Meraux, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.3%), and Structure Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Meraux, LA
    • 22054.3%Outside Fires
    • 12931.9%Structure Fires
    • 5413.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Meraux, LA
Most common first names in Meraux, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph3667.7 years
John2768.4 years
James2265.5 years
Mary2174.9 years
William1776.4 years
Charles1766.2 years
George1566.2 years
Anthony1574.4 years
Edward1463.3 years
Frank1475.2 years
Most common last names in Meraux, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith856.9 years
Banks773.0 years
Williams773.0 years
Lee673.3 years
Nunez667.1 years
Johnson671.2 years
Landry661.5 years
Brown665.3 years
Alphonso660.8 years
Rodriguez677.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Meraux, LA
  • 64.2%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Meraux, LA
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 44.1%Utility gas


Meraux compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Meraux on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #24 (70092) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There is 1 pilot and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.