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Cameron Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 6,906 (all rural); it was 9,991 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 921
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,339
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,061
Renter-occupied apartments: 315 (it was 531 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

33%

Land area: 1313 sq. mi.

Water area: 618.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cameron Parish: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (16.4%), Manufacturing (14.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cameron Parish, LA (2019)
    • 6,05488.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4266.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2343.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 941.4%Two or more races
    • 360.5%Asian alone
    • 350.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 3,338  (48.3%)
Females: 3,568  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
Cameron Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,155 ($34,232 in 1999)
This county:

$55,155
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $824 (lower quartile is $631, upper quartile is $875)
This county:

$824
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,094 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Cameron:

$126,094
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,644 - $183,954
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,147
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $290

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 68
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 163
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 164
  • Auto thefts: 21
Cameron Parish, LA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2003: 60 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2004: 159 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2005: 161 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2006: 159 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2007: 121 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2008: 80 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2009: 105 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2010: 65 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2012: 57 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $508,100
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2015: 47 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2016: 51 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2017: 59 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2018: 67 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2019: 68 buildings, average cost: $146,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Cameron, LA residents
Average permit cost in Cameron, LA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $770 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $841 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Cameron, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cameron, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cameron, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.8%
Cameron Parish:

9.8%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 118.5% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.1 years old
(Males: 44.5 years old, Females: 46.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.2 years old, Black residents: 51.4 years old, American Indian residents: 15.9 years old, Asian residents: 55.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 48.9 years old, Other race residents: 51.0 years old)

Area name: Lake Charles, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cameron Parish is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $555 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $685 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cameron, Hackberry.

Cameron 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: Franklin County, Florida , Lafayette Parish , Chambers County, Texas , Union County, Florida , Hardin County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%

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

Current college students: 230
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 296 (34.7% naturalized citizens)

Cameron Parish:

4.3%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 1291990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 291970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.9%

Cameron Parish marital status for males Cameron Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,541
  • One, attached: 10
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 1,582
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 55

Housing units in Cameron Parish with a mortgage: 848 (0 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,502

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cameron Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,8007
Evangelical Protestant1,5136
Mainline Protestant2103
Other1-
None1,315-
Cameron 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: 5
Cameron Parish:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Cameron Parish:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cameron Parish:

10.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Cameron Parish:

29.5%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Cameron Parish:

Average size of farms: 608 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,352
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,668
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,752
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.31

Earthquake activity:

Cameron Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from Cameron Parish center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 473.5 miles away from Cameron Parish center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Hurricane Barry, Incident Period: July 10, 2019 - July 15, 2019, FEMA Id: 4458, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Harvey, Incident Period: August 28, 2017 - September 10, 2017, FEMA Id: 4345, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 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 Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3295: September 11, 2008, FEMA Id: 3295, 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
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cameron Parish (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cameron

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,381 (80.5%)
  • Carpooled: 719 (10.8%)
  • Bus: 242 (3.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 160 (2.4%)
  • Walked: 82 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 102 (1.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (88%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cameron Parish


  • French Canadian (30%)
  • American (16%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Cajun (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

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

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

  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 13 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $80,283.

7.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.98%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.25% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($35,428 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($9,691 average AGI)
Cameron Parish:

1.73%
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 Calcasieu Parish, LA  4.61% ($48,679 average AGI)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($73,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.53% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($60,306 average AGI)
1.54% relocated to other states ($13,118 average AGI)
Cameron Parish:

1.54%
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 Calcasieu Parish, LA  4.36% ($84,800 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Births per 1000 population in Cameron Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Cameron Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cameron Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cameron Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cameron Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cameron Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cameron Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cameron Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cameron Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 915 (763 aged, 152 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 135 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cameron Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.33
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,266
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 341
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,648

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 973
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 816

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 31

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,906
  • Male householders: 1,380 (206 living alone), Female householders: 1,353 (288 living alone)
  • 1,574 spouses (1,574 opposite-sex spouses), 133 unmarried partners, (133 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,897 children (1,872 natural, 8 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 241 grandchildren, 104 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 0 foster children, 74 other relatives, 66 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 27

Size of family households: 774 2-persons, 724 3-persons, 338 4-persons, 203 5-persons, 41 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 512 1-person, 127 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

939 married couples with children.
303 single-parent households (136 men, 167 women).

88.8% of residents of Cameron speak English at home.
6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (31% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $37,218,000 ($3,844 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,093,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,103,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,296,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,402,000
Federal grants: $7,027,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,294,000 ($1,743,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,097,000 ($67,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,328,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $599,000
Federal Government insurance: $145,126,000

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

Births: 521
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 431
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +54
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -557
Here -58 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cameron Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.21 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • 3762014 or later
  • 2642010 to 2013
  • 1,9012000 to 2009
  • 5671990 to 1999
  • 2001980 to 1989
  • 2531970 to 1979
  • 1731960 to 1969
  • 2461950 to 1959
  • 1421940 to 1949
  • 1541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • 181 room
  • 682 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 3394 rooms
  • 6805 rooms
  • 5156 rooms
  • 1997 rooms
  • 1798 rooms
  • 2519+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1574 rooms
  • 1375 rooms
  • 526 rooms
  • 607 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • 18no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 5802 bedrooms
  • 1,2393 bedrooms
  • 3684 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 512 bedrooms
  • 3663 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cameron Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cameron Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cameron Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 6651 vehicle
  • 7512 vehicles
  • 6543 vehicles
  • 2254 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cameron Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cameron Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5no vehicle
  • 1131 vehicle
  • 1862 vehicles
  • 913 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

95.9% of Cameron 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, 65% lived in Louisiana.

Cameron Parish:

95.9%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 5,674
  • Other state: 846
  • Northeast: 96
  • Midwest: 132
  • South: 567
  • West: 48
Year householders moved into unit in Cameron Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cameron Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.2%Electricity
  • 14.2%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 87.6%Electricity
  • 12.4%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

9.1%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 46
Here:

8.0%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 93
Here:

44.3%
Louisiana:

15.8%

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

Cameron Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $929,000
    Parks and Recreation: $437,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Water Utilities: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,905,000
    Health - Other: $4,352,000
    Regular Highways: $2,944,000
    Water Utilities: $2,063,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Libraries: $986,000
    Financial Administration: $832,000
    Central Staff Services: $801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $412,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $119,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $97,000
    Other: $24,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $294,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $85,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $219,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $988,000
    Interest Earnings: $366,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $85,000
    Sale of Property: $25,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $435,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    Water Utilities: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,017,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $906,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,346,000
    Other: $464,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Highways: $104,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,333,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $266,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,230,000

Cameron Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $929,000
    Parks and Recreation: $437,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Water Utilities: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,905,000
    Health - Other: $4,352,000
    Regular Highways: $2,944,000
    Water Utilities: $2,063,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Libraries: $986,000
    Financial Administration: $832,000
    Central Staff Services: $801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $412,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $119,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $97,000
    Other: $24,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $294,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $85,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $219,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $988,000
    Interest Earnings: $366,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $85,000
    Sale of Property: $25,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $435,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    Water Utilities: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,017,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $906,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,346,000
    Other: $464,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Highways: $104,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,333,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $266,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,230,000

Cameron Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $929,000
    Parks and Recreation: $437,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Water Utilities: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,905,000
    Health - Other: $4,352,000
    Regular Highways: $2,944,000
    Water Utilities: $2,063,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Libraries: $986,000
    Financial Administration: $832,000
    Central Staff Services: $801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $412,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $119,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $97,000
    Other: $24,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $294,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $85,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $219,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $988,000
    Interest Earnings: $366,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $85,000
    Sale of Property: $25,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $435,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    Water Utilities: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,017,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $906,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,346,000
    Other: $464,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Highways: $104,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,333,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $266,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,230,000

Cameron Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $929,000
    Parks and Recreation: $437,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Water Utilities: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,905,000
    Health - Other: $4,352,000
    Regular Highways: $2,944,000
    Water Utilities: $2,063,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    Libraries: $986,000
    Financial Administration: $832,000
    Central Staff Services: $801,000
    Correctional Institutions: $412,000
    Sewerage: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    General Public Buildings: $119,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $97,000
    Other: $24,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $294,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $85,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $219,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,394,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $988,000
    Interest Earnings: $366,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $85,000
    Sale of Property: $25,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $435,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    Water Utilities: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,017,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $906,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,346,000
    Other: $464,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Highways: $104,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,333,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $266,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,230,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 115
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 100
  • Number of recipients under 18: 15
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 73
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 27
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 50
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Most common first names in Cameron Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2371.4 years
James2066.9 years
Joseph1968.8 years
Charles1864.0 years
Robert1670.3 years
William1372.8 years
Henry1371.8 years
George1272.5 years
Annie1178.5 years
Agnes1176.7 years
Most common last names in Cameron Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Trahan3177.5 years
Labove3073.9 years
Hebert2472.9 years
Duhon2077.8 years
Savoie1782.2 years
Benoit1773.3 years
Broussard1675.1 years
Miller1571.2 years
Leboeuf1481.1 years
Nunez1476.8 years