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Acadia Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 62,887 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 58,861 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,933
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,207
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,259
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,701 (it was 5,883 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 655 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 96 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Acadia Parish: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.6%), Educational, health and social services (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Acadia Parish, LA (2017)
    • 48,30882.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,14818.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5772.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,3322.3%Two or more races
    • 1760.3%Some other race alone
    • 670.1%Asian alone
    • 310.05%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 180.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 30,545  (48.6%)
Females: 32,342  (51.4%)
Average household size:
Acadia Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,002 ($26,684 in 1999)
This county:

$40,002
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $421 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $617)
This county:

$421
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,622 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Acadia:

$103,622
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,583 - $179,713
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $963
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $275

Institutionalized population: 825

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 93
  • Thefts: 428
  • Auto thefts: 44

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 95
  • Thefts: 485
  • Auto thefts: 53
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 186 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 1998: 175 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 1999: 163 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2000: 152 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2001: 165 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2002: 183 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2003: 205 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2004: 167 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2005: 182 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2006: 221 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2007: 197 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2008: 97 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2009: 119 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2010: 101 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2011: 142 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2012: 142 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2013: 129 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2014: 117 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2015: 103 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2016: 90 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2017: 95 buildings, average cost: $240,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Acadia, LA residents
Average permit cost in Acadia, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $370 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $247 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Acadia, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Acadia, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Acadia, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.7%
Acadia Parish:

21.7%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.4% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for American Indian residents, 94.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.1% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.2 years old
(Males: 35.1 years old, Females: 38.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.4 years old, Black residents: 32.6 years old, American Indian residents: 67.1 years old, Asian residents: 9.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 23.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Acadia Parish is $346 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $532 a month.

Cities in this county include: Crowley, Rayne, Church Point, Iota, Estherwood, Morse, Mermentau, Egan, Branch.

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

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Neighboring counties: Alachua County, Florida , Hancock County, Mississippi , Liberty County, Florida , Mobile County, Alabama , Terrell County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Louisiana:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Acadia, LA
County total employment by year in Acadia, LA
County average yearly wages by year in Acadia, LA

Current college students: 1,884
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 952 (27.2% naturalized citizens)

Acadia Parish:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4682010 or later
  • 3632000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 701970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.6%

Acadia Parish marital status for males Acadia Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,109
  • One, attached: 217
  • Two: 761
  • 3 or 4: 398
  • 5 to 9: 359
  • 10 to 19: 295
  • 20 to 49: 153
  • 50 or more: 131
  • Mobile homes: 4,974
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 44

Housing units in Acadia Parish with a mortgage: 6,658 (81 second mortgage, 317 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,472

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Acadia Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,70123
Evangelical Protestant6,46041
Black Protestant1,0025
Mainline Protestant9049
Other31
None23,703-
Acadia Parish Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Acadia Parish:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Acadia Parish:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Acadia Parish:

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Acadia Parish:

30.0%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Acadia Parish:

Average size of farms: 342 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $44,150
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $219.13
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,065
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,611
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.92
All wheat for grain: 1150 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 38627 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Acadia Parish-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 213.2 miles away from Acadia Parish 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 446.3 miles away from the county 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 308.7 miles away from the county 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 203.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from Acadia Parish center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 339.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 11, 2016 to August 31, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4277: August 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 08, 2013 to January 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4102: February 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4102, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1603: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1603, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3212: August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: 3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 12, 2004 to May 19, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1521: June 08, 2004, FEMA Id: 1521, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Acadia Parish (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Acadia

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,436 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,116 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20 (0.1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 281 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 269 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 712 (4.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Honduras (39%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Spain (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • South Africa (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Italy (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Acadia Parish


  • French (except Basque) (25%)
  • American (14%)
  • Cajun (9%)
  • French Canadian (8%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Acadia Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 632 people in nursing homes
  • 207 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 36 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 31 people in religious group quarters
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Acadia Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 522 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 241 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 88 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 78 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 53 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,824.

5.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.51% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($30,206 average AGI)
0.91% relocated from other states ($8,327 average AGI)
Acadia Parish:

0.91%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.64% ($42,813 average AGI)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.83% ($37,835)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.48% ($33,586)
from Vermilion Parish, LA  0.37% ($30,273)
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.20% ($40,286)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.17% ($32,714)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.14% ($34,414)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.66% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($31,454 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($7,768 average AGI)
Acadia Parish:

1.19%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.81% ($41,747 average AGI)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.81% ($41,161)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.46% ($33,663)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.31% ($48,000)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.24% ($27,347)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.17% ($31,556)
to Harris County, TX  0.15% ($38,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Acadia Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Acadia Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Acadia Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Acadia Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Acadia Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Acadia Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Acadia Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Acadia Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Acadia Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,214 (6,901 aged, 2,313 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,547 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Acadia Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (766)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (704)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (458)
  • Congestive heart failure (435)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (369)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (309)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (308)
  • Unspecified dementia (225)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (221)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (200)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.38
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,655
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 382
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,782

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,656
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,028

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 53.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 145.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 114.1
  • Other - 31.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 62,887
  • In family households: 52,738 (7,442 male householders, 7,855 female householders)
    11,035 spouses, 20,466 children (19,217 natural, 329 adopted, 916 stepchildren), 1,980 grandchildren, 486 brothers or sisters, 641 parents, 1,125 other relatives, 1,614 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,051 (3,170 male householders (2,686 living alone)), 4,172 female householders (3,682 living alone)), 1,713 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,073

Size of family households: 6,038 2-persons, 3,679 3-persons, 3,130 4-persons, 1,688 5-persons, 606 6-persons, 123 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,367 1-person, 775 2-persons, 139 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 38 5-persons.

9,749 married couples with children.
4,557 single-parent households (857 men, 3,700 women).

88.4% of residents of Acadia speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 33% don't speak English at all).
8.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $372,450,000 ($6,295 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,286,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $123,587,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $80,856,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $30,101,000
Federal grants: $114,875,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,027,000 ($6,731,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,004,000 ($1,715,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,849,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,613,000
Federal Government insurance: $144,600,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,944
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,258
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +52
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -989
Here -17 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Acadia Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.94 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • 3262014 or later
  • 1,1372010 to 2013
  • 3,6212000 to 2009
  • 3,2551990 to 1999
  • 3,2991980 to 1989
  • 4,3321970 to 1979
  • 3,0251960 to 1969
  • 2,9251950 to 1959
  • 1,8811940 to 1949
  • 2,5071939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • 371 room
  • 1952 rooms
  • 5273 rooms
  • 2,0654 rooms
  • 4,6465 rooms
  • 3,6226 rooms
  • 2,1987 rooms
  • 1,5188 rooms
  • 1,2269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • 881 room
  • 972 rooms
  • 8573 rooms
  • 1,8414 rooms
  • 1,9985 rooms
  • 1,0016 rooms
  • 3247 rooms
  • 1788 rooms
  • 1729+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • 36no bedroom
  • 3381 bedroom
  • 3,1432 bedrooms
  • 9,5483 bedrooms
  • 2,6454 bedrooms
  • 2865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
  • 85no bedroom
  • 8881 bedroom
  • 2,6112 bedrooms
  • 2,4463 bedrooms
  • 4374 bedrooms
  • 935+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Acadia Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Acadia Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Acadia Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 612no vehicle
  • 5,1631 vehicle
  • 6,4012 vehicles
  • 2,7003 vehicles
  • 1,0174 vehicles
  • 2315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Acadia Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Acadia Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,254no vehicle
  • 3,2091 vehicle
  • 1,7512 vehicles
  • 2463 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

89.3% of Acadia Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Louisiana.

Acadia Parish:

89.3%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 56,773
  • Other state: 5,044
  • Northeast: 387
  • Midwest: 691
  • South: 3,224
  • West: 740
Year householders moved into unit in Acadia Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Acadia Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.9%Electricity
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 70.2%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,843
Here:

23.4%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 718
Here:

19.2%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 289
Here:

14.6%
Louisiana:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Acadia Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $911,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Hospital Public: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $758,000
    Local Fire Protection: $302,000
    Air Transportation: $222,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,337,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,796,000
    Regular Highways: $3,266,000
    General - Other: $1,978,000
    Financial Administration: $1,844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,650,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,464,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,414,000
    Health - Other: $1,333,000
    Libraries: $1,331,000
    Central Staff Services: $611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $175,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $369,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $732,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $518,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $372,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $307,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $260,000
    Other - Corrections: $33,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $126,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,665,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,548,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,928,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,845,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $396,000
    Rents: $273,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $114,000
    General Revenue - Other: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $706,000
    Regular Highways: $312,000
    Police Protection: $209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $154,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,776,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $9,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,809,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $1,380,000
    Highways: $573,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Health and Hospitals: $85,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,659,000
    Property: $14,020,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $499,000
    Other Selective Sales: $164,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Public Utility License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,211,000

Acadia Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $911,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Hospital Public: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $758,000
    Local Fire Protection: $302,000
    Air Transportation: $222,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,337,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,796,000
    Regular Highways: $3,266,000
    General - Other: $1,978,000
    Financial Administration: $1,844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,650,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,464,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,414,000
    Health - Other: $1,333,000
    Libraries: $1,331,000
    Central Staff Services: $611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $175,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $369,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $732,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $518,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $372,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $307,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $260,000
    Other - Corrections: $33,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $126,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,665,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,548,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,928,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,845,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $396,000
    Rents: $273,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $114,000
    General Revenue - Other: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $706,000
    Regular Highways: $312,000
    Police Protection: $209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $154,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,776,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $9,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,809,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $1,380,000
    Highways: $573,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Health and Hospitals: $85,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,659,000
    Property: $14,020,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $499,000
    Other Selective Sales: $164,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Public Utility License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,211,000

Acadia Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $911,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Hospital Public: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $758,000
    Local Fire Protection: $302,000
    Air Transportation: $222,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,337,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,796,000
    Regular Highways: $3,266,000
    General - Other: $1,978,000
    Financial Administration: $1,844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,650,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,464,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,414,000
    Health - Other: $1,333,000
    Libraries: $1,331,000
    Central Staff Services: $611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $175,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $369,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $732,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $518,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $372,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $307,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $260,000
    Other - Corrections: $33,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $126,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,665,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,548,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,928,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,845,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $396,000
    Rents: $273,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $114,000
    General Revenue - Other: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $706,000
    Regular Highways: $312,000
    Police Protection: $209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $154,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,776,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $9,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,809,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $1,380,000
    Highways: $573,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Health and Hospitals: $85,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,659,000
    Property: $14,020,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $499,000
    Other Selective Sales: $164,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Public Utility License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,211,000

Acadia Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $911,000
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Hospital Public: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $758,000
    Local Fire Protection: $302,000
    Air Transportation: $222,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,337,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,796,000
    Regular Highways: $3,266,000
    General - Other: $1,978,000
    Financial Administration: $1,844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,650,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,464,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,414,000
    Health - Other: $1,333,000
    Libraries: $1,331,000
    Central Staff Services: $611,000
    Correctional Institutions: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Air Transportation: $44,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $175,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $369,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $732,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $518,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $372,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $307,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $260,000
    Other - Corrections: $33,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $14,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $126,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,665,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,548,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,928,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,845,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $396,000
    Rents: $273,000
    Sale of Property: $203,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $114,000
    General Revenue - Other: $82,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
    Royalties: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $986,000
    Local Fire Protection: $706,000
    Regular Highways: $312,000
    Police Protection: $209,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $154,000
    Air Transportation: $43,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,776,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $9,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,809,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,532,000
    Public Welfare: $1,380,000
    Highways: $573,000
    General Local Government Support: $467,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Health and Hospitals: $85,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,659,000
    Property: $14,020,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $499,000
    Other Selective Sales: $164,000
    Other License: $129,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000
    Public Utility License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,211,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,751
  • Number of aged recipients: 329
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,422
  • Number of recipients under 18: 372
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,663
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 716
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,112
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,124
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$69,911478$66,0751,244$71,789420$20,4932$100,500166$36,392
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$44,05674$44,365191$61,56524$29,2080$05$34,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$47,082322$38,050425$64,09494$17,8400$032$38,188
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$59,66754$70,889204$81,13217$18,4120$09$69,111
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$68,16715$85,53343$82,0701$62,0000$01$20,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED118$82,686153$89,5823$96,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$95,17628$91,7860$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$73,3338$109,3750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$130,66717$78,4120$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$50,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Acadia, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Acadia, LA - Value
Most common first names in Acadia Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph42270.6 years
Mary29974.0 years
John29369.2 years
Marie16379.0 years
Louis14272.3 years
James14166.6 years
Henry10074.6 years
Charles9468.7 years
Robert8868.6 years
Willie8672.7 years
Most common last names in Acadia Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Richard37474.9 years
Guidry37273.7 years
Thibodeaux30674.4 years
Broussard27073.7 years
Leger23874.7 years
Cormier23073.4 years
Breaux20775.8 years
Trahan20573.2 years
Miller20274.6 years
Leblanc17074.6 years
Businesses in Acadia Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In2
Ford1Subway4
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
La Quinta1UPS1
Lane Furniture2Waffle House1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1

Acadia Parish on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"