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Morehouse Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 25,524 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 31,021 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,614
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,827
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,150
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,412 (it was 3,232 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 794 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Morehouse Parish: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.0%), Retail trade (10.3%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 85%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Morehouse Parish, LA (2019)
    • 12,58649.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 12,50249.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1520.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1300.5%Asian alone
    • 980.4%Two or more races
    • 290.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 12,250  (48.0%)
Females: 13,274  (52.0%)
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Average household size:
Morehouse Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,996 ($25,124 in 1999)
This county:

$33,996
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $417 (lower quartile is $312, upper quartile is $495)
This county:

$417
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,127 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Morehouse:

$96,127
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,076 - $164,808
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $973
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $279

Institutionalized population: 760

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 258
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 74
  • Thefts: 302
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $38,600
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $25,600
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2013: 81 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $225,600
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $148,600
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 39 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Morehouse, LA residents
Average permit cost in Morehouse, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $550 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $316 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Morehouse, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morehouse, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Morehouse, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.9%
Morehouse Parish:

27.9%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Black residents, 66.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 118.6% for other race residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.8 years old
(Males: 37.7 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 34.5 years old, American Indian residents: 66.8 years old, Asian residents: 21.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.6 years old, Other race residents: 7.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morehouse Parish is $359 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bastrop, Mer Rouge, Bonita, Collinston, Oak Ridge.

Morehouse 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: Pima County, Arizona , East Carroll Parish , Candler County, Georgia , Hancock County, Georgia , Gaines County, Texas , Taylor County, Georgia , Titus County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.7%
Louisiana:

8.1%

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

Current college students: 810
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 208 (69.0% naturalized citizens)

Morehouse Parish:

0.8%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 902010 or later
  • 372000 to 2009
  • 311990 to 1999
  • 381980 to 1989
  • 351970 to 1979
  • 15Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.9%

Morehouse Parish marital status for males Morehouse Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,154
  • One, attached: 106
  • Two: 244
  • 3 or 4: 415
  • 5 to 9: 109
  • 10 to 19: 139
  • 20 to 49: 59
  • 50 or more: 112
  • Mobile homes: 2,526
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Morehouse Parish with a mortgage: 2,356 (69 second mortgage, 136 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,263

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morehouse Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,00546
Black Protestant2,38617
Mainline Protestant1,36514
Catholic3931
Other3312
None11,499-
Morehouse 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: 6
Morehouse Parish:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Morehouse Parish:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morehouse Parish:

12.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Morehouse Parish:

32.7%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

5.5%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Morehouse Parish:

Average size of farms: 595 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $123,911
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $278.36
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $141,192
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 72.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $117,543
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.51
Corn for grain: 48165 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2060 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 57980 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 27955 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 218 acres

Earthquake activity:

Morehouse Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 302% greater 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 158.7 miles away from Morehouse Parish center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.4 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 214.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 165.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from Morehouse Parish center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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 Severe Storms And Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 24, 2019 - June 25, 2019, FEMA Id: 4439, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 10, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4080: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4080, 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 16, 2006 to November 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1668: November 02, 2006, FEMA Id: 1668, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Morehouse Parish (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Morehouse

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,176 (90.2%)
  • Carpooled: 472 (6.9%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 39 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 49 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 96 (1.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (20%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (20%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Honduras (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morehouse Parish


  • English (18%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (0%)

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

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

  • 488 people in nursing homes
  • 441 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 334 people in state prisons
  • 275 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 151 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,580.

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.63% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($24,332 average AGI)
1.55% relocated from other states ($9,979 average AGI)
Morehouse Parish:

1.55%
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 Ouachita Parish, LA  1.33% ($43,711 average AGI)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.25% ($31,087)


5.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.45% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($27,211 average AGI)
1.70% relocated to other states ($12,233 average AGI)
Morehouse Parish:

1.70%
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 Ouachita Parish, LA  1.95% ($42,475 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.25% ($25,000)
to Union Parish, LA  0.22% ($41,550)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Morehouse Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Morehouse Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Morehouse Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morehouse Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Morehouse Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morehouse Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morehouse Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morehouse Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Morehouse Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,475 (4,372 aged, 1,103 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 989 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (677)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (454)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (408)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (275)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (254)
  • Congestive heart failure (205)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (196)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (179)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (166)
  • Unspecified dementia (65)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,463
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 196
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55,975

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,401
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,294
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 113.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 104.4. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,524
  • Male householders: 4,368 (1,272 living alone), Female householders: 5,375 (1,835 living alone)
  • 4,060 spouses (4,037 opposite-sex spouses), 555 unmarried partners, (547 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,453 children (7,040 natural, 119 adopted, 293 stepchildren), 1,513 grandchildren, 436 brothers or sisters, 221 parents, 69 foster children, 418 other relatives, 284 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 858

Size of family households: 3,325 2-persons, 1,444 3-persons, 786 4-persons, 446 5-persons, 164 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,217 1-person, 405 2-persons, 43 3-persons.

2,560 married couples with children.
2,379 single-parent households (148 men, 2,231 women).

98.6% of residents of Morehouse speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $254,281,000 ($8,323 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,348,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $77,329,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,222,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $31,130,000
Federal grants: $75,529,000
Federal procurement contracts: $948,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,123,000 ($122,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,023,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,012,000
Federal Government insurance: $59,988,000

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

Births: 2,394
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,928
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,460
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Morehouse Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.52 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • 4112014 or later
  • 2592010 to 2013
  • 1,1192000 to 2009
  • 1,9391990 to 1999
  • 1,7281980 to 1989
  • 2,7601970 to 1979
  • 1,9881960 to 1969
  • 1,6801950 to 1959
  • 4151940 to 1949
  • 4541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1563 rooms
  • 4664 rooms
  • 1,7875 rooms
  • 1,9806 rooms
  • 1,0127 rooms
  • 5678 rooms
  • 5909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • 1881 room
  • 982 rooms
  • 2293 rooms
  • 7844 rooms
  • 1,1325 rooms
  • 4586 rooms
  • 1017 rooms
  • 1208 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 8902 bedrooms
  • 4,4793 bedrooms
  • 9794 bedrooms
  • 1545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
  • 187no bedroom
  • 4631 bedroom
  • 1,1882 bedrooms
  • 1,2233 bedrooms
  • 1034 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Morehouse Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morehouse Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 268no vehicle
  • 2,1861 vehicle
  • 2,8342 vehicles
  • 8603 vehicles
  • 3154 vehicles
  • 1295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Morehouse Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morehouse Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 739no vehicle
  • 1,9071 vehicle
  • 5122 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.6% of Morehouse Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Louisiana.

Morehouse Parish:

92.6%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 22,263
  • Other state: 2,940
  • Northeast: 42
  • Midwest: 287
  • South: 2,297
  • West: 315
Year householders moved into unit in Morehouse Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morehouse Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.5%Electricity
  • 33.1%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.4%Electricity
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 380
Here:

15.4%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 109
Here:

10.4%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 78
Here:

10.7%
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

Morehouse Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,709,000
    Other: $1,429,000
    Sewerage: $10,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,064,000
    Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,215,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,349,000
    Police Protection: $1,779,000
    Regular Highways: $1,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $744,000
    Central Staff Services: $425,000
    Libraries: $398,000
    Housing and Community Development: $375,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
    General Public Buildings: $284,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $146,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $121,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,039,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $76,325,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,669,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $394,000
    General Revenue - Other: $189,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Hospitals: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,897,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,861,000
    Public Welfare: $1,064,000
    Housing and Community Development: $172,000
    Highways: $153,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,386,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,237,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $297,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $203,000
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,134,000

Morehouse Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,709,000
    Other: $1,429,000
    Sewerage: $10,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,064,000
    Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,215,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,349,000
    Police Protection: $1,779,000
    Regular Highways: $1,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $744,000
    Central Staff Services: $425,000
    Libraries: $398,000
    Housing and Community Development: $375,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
    General Public Buildings: $284,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $146,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $121,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,039,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $76,325,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,669,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $394,000
    General Revenue - Other: $189,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Hospitals: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,897,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,861,000
    Public Welfare: $1,064,000
    Housing and Community Development: $172,000
    Highways: $153,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,386,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,237,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $297,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $203,000
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,134,000

Morehouse Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,709,000
    Other: $1,429,000
    Sewerage: $10,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,064,000
    Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,215,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,349,000
    Police Protection: $1,779,000
    Regular Highways: $1,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $744,000
    Central Staff Services: $425,000
    Libraries: $398,000
    Housing and Community Development: $375,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
    General Public Buildings: $284,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $146,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $121,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,039,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $76,325,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,669,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $394,000
    General Revenue - Other: $189,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Hospitals: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,897,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,861,000
    Public Welfare: $1,064,000
    Housing and Community Development: $172,000
    Highways: $153,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,386,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,237,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $297,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $203,000
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,134,000

Morehouse Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,709,000
    Other: $1,429,000
    Sewerage: $10,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,064,000
    Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,215,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,349,000
    Police Protection: $1,779,000
    Regular Highways: $1,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $997,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $966,000
    Solid Waste Management: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $744,000
    Central Staff Services: $425,000
    Libraries: $398,000
    Housing and Community Development: $375,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
    General Public Buildings: $284,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $146,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000
    Sewerage: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $121,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,039,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $76,325,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $76,325,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,669,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $394,000
    General Revenue - Other: $189,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000
    Hospitals: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,897,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,794,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,861,000
    Public Welfare: $1,064,000
    Housing and Community Development: $172,000
    Highways: $153,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,386,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,237,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $297,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $203,000
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,134,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,735
  • Number of aged recipients: 217
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,518
  • Number of recipients under 18: 315
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 971
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 449
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 608
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 738
Most common first names in Morehouse Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27672.7 years
John23773.7 years
Mary23378.1 years
William21273.6 years
Willie18374.6 years
Robert14071.2 years
George12172.6 years
Annie10378.7 years
Charles9969.1 years
Henry9475.1 years
Most common last names in Morehouse Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson20175.3 years
Smith20075.2 years
Williams18575.6 years
Jones17573.8 years
Brown12473.3 years
White11176.0 years
Robinson11075.7 years
Moore9777.6 years
Jackson9176.8 years
Davis7374.7 years
Businesses in Morehouse Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1Popeyes1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
Goodwill3U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike3Wendy's1
Payless1