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Acadia Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 62,855 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Acadia Parish: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (15.6%), Manufacturing (14.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Acadia Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (18.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 30,566  (48.6%)
Females: 32,289  (51.4%)

Acadia Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Acadia Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,395 ($26,684 in 1999)

This county:

$39,395
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $407 (lower quartile is $281, upper quartile is $601)
This county:

$407
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,591 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Acadia:

$97,591
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,400 - $171,427
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $925
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $262

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $369 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $226 (0.2%)

Acadia Parish household income distribution in 2009 Acadia Parish home values distribution Acadia Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.1%
Acadia Parish:

21.1%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.0% for American Indian residents, 93.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.1% for other race residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.1 years old
(Males: 34.9 years old, Females: 37.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.1 years old, Black residents: 31.5 years old, American Indian residents: 64.6 years old, Asian residents: 10.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 19.6 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:

6.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,884
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 922 (31.4% naturalized citizens)

Acadia Parish:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 370
  • 2000 to 2009: 361
  • 1990 to 1999: 118
  • 1980 to 1989: 64
  • 1970 to 1979: 70
  • Before 1970: 46
Note: State values scaled to Acadia Parish population

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: 19,262
  • One, attached: 142
  • Two: 703
  • 3 or 4: 430
  • 5 to 9: 301
  • 10 to 19: 298
  • 20 to 49: 77
  • 50 or more: 193
  • Mobile homes: 4,699
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 52

Housing units in Acadia Parish with a mortgage: 6,536 (79 second mortgage, 200 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,280

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Acadia Parish

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).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Honduras (43%)
  • Mexico (27%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • India (5%)
  • South Africa (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Italy (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Acadia Parish (%):

  • French (except Basque) (26%)
  • American (13%)
  • Cajun (9%)
  • French Canadian (8%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)

Acadia Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,035 (82.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,546 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 291 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 257 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 609 (3.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $48,318.

5.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.23% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($26,054 average AGI)
1.05% relocated from other states ($7,283 average AGI)
Acadia Parish:

1.05%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.69% ($31,997 average AGI)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.55% ($33,667)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.41% ($34,229)
from Vermilion Parish, LA  0.32% ($37,800)
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.23% ($31,702)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.15% ($25,484)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.14% ($34,759)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.52% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($25,497 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($7,559 average AGI)
Acadia Parish:

1.19%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.75% ($33,034 average AGI)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.58% ($31,707)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.40% ($30,210)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.37% ($39,014)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.28% ($28,368)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.19% ($25,105)
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.17% ($26,943)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 62,855
  • In family households: 52,522 (7,186 male householders, 8,048 female householders)
    10,717 spouses, 20,505 children (19,139 natural, 343 adopted, 1,023 stepchildren), 2,172 grandchildren, 525 brothers or sisters, 493 parents, 1,094 other relatives, 1,798 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,222 (3,386 male householders (2,699 living alone)), 3,854 female householders (3,405 living alone)), 1,984 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,059

Size of family households: 5,985 2-persons, 4,047 3-persons, 2,831 4-persons, 1,543 5-persons, 633 6-persons, 187 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,103 1-person, 916 2-persons, 125 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 30 5-persons.

9,172 married couples with children.
4,952 single-parent households (840 men, 4,112 women).

88.3% of residents of Acadia speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 30% don't speak English at all).
8.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not 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:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 253
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,004
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,193
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,223
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,570
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,087
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,179
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,041
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,841
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,607
Note: State values scaled to Acadia population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Acadia Parish population
  • 1 room: 46
  • 2 rooms: 162
  • 3 rooms: 575
  • 4 rooms: 1,997
  • 5 rooms: 4,667
  • 6 rooms: 3,750
  • 7 rooms: 1,873
  • 8 rooms: 1,507
  • 9+ rooms: 1,066
  • 1 room: 86
  • 2 rooms: 121
  • 3 rooms: 842
  • 4 rooms: 1,768
  • 5 rooms: 2,091
  • 6 rooms: 1,098
  • 7 rooms: 274
  • 8 rooms: 276
  • 9+ rooms: 125
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Acadia Parish population
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 385
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,164
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,237
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,501
  • 5+ bedrooms: 292
  • no bedroom: 105
  • 1 bedroom: 846
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,727
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,616
  • 4 bedrooms: 333
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
Cars and other vehicles available in Acadia Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Acadia Parish population
  • no vehicle: 544
  • 1 vehicle: 4,811
  • 2 vehicles: 6,656
  • 3 vehicles: 2,502
  • 4 vehicles: 936
  • 5+ vehicles: 297
  • no vehicle: 1,195
  • 1 vehicle: 3,395
  • 2 vehicles: 1,773
  • 3 vehicles: 282
  • 4 vehicles: 79
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

87% of Acadia Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Louisiana.

Acadia Parish:

87.1%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 56,383
  • Other state: 5,393
  • Northeast: 331
  • Midwest: 702
  • South: 3,616
  • West: 756

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Acadia Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.8%)
  • Utility gas (29.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (72.2%)
  • Utility gas (24.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,867
Here:

24.0%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 574
Here:

16.7%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 321
Here:

14.6%
Louisiana:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Acadia Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $687,000
    Parks & Recreation: $668,000
    Fire Protection: $307,000
    Financial Administration: $217,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $6,691,000
    Police Protection: $3,909,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,884,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,918,000
    Regular Highways: $1,898,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,809,000
    Financial Administration: $1,438,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,060,000
    Parks & Recreation: $795,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $683,000
    General - Other: $642,000
    Health Services - Other: $445,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $320,000
    Fire Protection: $204,000
    Welfare - Other: $18,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $743,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing & Community Development: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $345,000
    Police Protection: $261,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $227,000
    Parks & Recreation: $201,000
    Corrections - Other: $151,000
    General - Other: $120,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
    Own Hospitals: $78,000
    Financial Administration: $53,000
    Judicial: $28,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Central Staff: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,974,000

Acadia Parish government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,232,000
    All Other: $1,864,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $273,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,180,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $399,000
    Rents: $62,000
    Property Sale Other: $8,000
    Special Assessments: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,255,000
    General Support: $2,227,000
    Public Welfare: $1,091,000
    Highways: $911,000
    Housing & Community Development: $72,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $14,411,000
    Property: $5,035,000
    NEC: $327,000
    Public Utilities: $51,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,000

Acadia Parish government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,455,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,535,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,215,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $14,987,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,788,000

Acadia Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,214,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,906,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,013,000

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
Acadia Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Acadia Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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+)"