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Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 22,539 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 22,763 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,366
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,566
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,523
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,150 (it was 1,874 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 557 sq. mi.

Water area: 33.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pointe Coupee Parish: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (38.3%), Educational, health and social services (16.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (60.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (35.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 10,886  (48.3%)
Females: 11,653  (51.7%)
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Pointe Coupee Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pointe Coupee Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,784 ($30,618 in 1999)

This county:

$43,784
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $275, upper quartile is $647)
This county:

$444
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $129,341 (it was $68,400 in 2000)
Pointe Coupee:

$129,341
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,550 - $229,459
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,109
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $304

Institutionalized population: 116

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 61
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 221
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 70
  • Burglaries: 65
  • Thefts: 253
  • Auto thefts: 23
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2009: 65 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2012: 42 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $258,600

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: $625 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $269 (0.2%)

Pointe Coupee Parish household income distribution in 2009 Pointe Coupee Parish home values distribution Pointe Coupee Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.4%
Pointe Coupee Parish:

19.4%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 98.0% for American Indian residents, 53.4% for other race residents, 49.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.1 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 44.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.1 years old, Black residents: 37.8 years old, American Indian residents: 20.2 years old, Asian residents: 45.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.8 years old, Other race residents: 30.3 years old)

Area name: Baton Rouge, LA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pointe Coupee Parish is $624 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $720 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $918 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Roads, Livonia, Fordoche, Ventress, Morganza.

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

2012 air pollution in Pointe Coupee Parish:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Lake: Old Jail Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Neighboring counties: East Baton Rouge Parish , Forrest County, Mississippi , Greene County, Mississippi , Livingston Parish , Leon County, Florida , Pearl River County, Mississippi , Perry County, Mississippi , Llano County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 683
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 308 (34.2% naturalized citizens)

Pointe Coupee Parish:

1.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 61
  • 2000 to 2009: 137
  • 1990 to 1999: 40
  • 1980 to 1989: 85
  • 1970 to 1979: 22
  • Before 1970: 52
Note: State values scaled to Pointe Coupee Parish population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.6%

Pointe Coupee Parish marital status for males Pointe Coupee Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,253
  • One, attached: 122
  • Two: 198
  • 3 or 4: 253
  • 5 to 9: 49
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • 20 or more: 60
  • Mobile homes: 2,426
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Pointe Coupee Parish with a mortgage: 2,953 (75 second mortgage, 155 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,601

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pointe Coupee Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,8085
Evangelical Protestant1,58010
Black Protestant6113
Mainline Protestant5078
Other11
None9,295-
Pointe Coupee 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: 18
Pointe Coupee Parish:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Pointe Coupee Parish:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pointe Coupee Parish:

12.8%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Pointe Coupee Parish:

30.7%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Pointe Coupee Parish:

Average size of farms: 429 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $111,133
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $354.77
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.91%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $94,912
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $107,689
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.01
Corn for grain: 9792 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 19699 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 8394 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 60413 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,785 acres

Tornado activity:

Pointe Coupee Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 58499643.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Pointe Coupee Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 92% 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 210.7 miles away from Pointe Coupee 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 425.7 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 254.9 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 198.9 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 206.1 miles away from Pointe Coupee Parish center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 315.0 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: December 28, 2015 to February 01, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3376: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 3376, 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 Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3322: May 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 3322, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4015: August 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 4015, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pointe Coupee Parish (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, 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 (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (40%)
  • Cuba (15%)
  • Honduras (11%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pointe Coupee Parish (%):

  • French (except Basque) (21%)
  • American (11%)
  • French Canadian (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • Irish (2%)

Pointe Coupee Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,794 (78.9%)
  • Carpooled: 666 (11.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 66 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 125 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 127 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 293 (4.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,405.

4.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.69% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($24,941 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($8,046 average AGI)
Pointe Coupee Parish:

1.00%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.48% ($29,077 average AGI)
from West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.51% ($28,225)
from Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.23% ($34,056)
from Iberville Parish, LA  0.23% ($32,056)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.19% ($32,333)
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.16% ($44,308)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.42% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($28,343 average AGI)
1.04% relocated to other states ($7,698 average AGI)
Pointe Coupee Parish:

1.04%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.70% ($35,593 average AGI)
to West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.55% ($34,068)
to Iberville Parish, LA  0.35% ($40,250)
to Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.30% ($24,708)
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.30% ($33,333)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.20% ($28,250)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.15% ($39,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Pointe Coupee Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Pointe Coupee Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pointe Coupee Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pointe Coupee Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pointe Coupee Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,837 (3,109 aged, 728 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 763 (14%)

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 Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (502)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (253)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (149)
  • Congestive heart failure (146)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (140)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (111)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (107)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (95)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (91)
  • Unspecified dementia (90)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.44
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,391
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 111
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,018

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,323
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,117

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,539
  • In family households: 18,541 (2,713 male householders, 2,915 female householders)
    3,712 spouses, 6,683 children (6,272 natural, 82 adopted, 331 stepchildren), 1,129 grandchildren, 203 brothers or sisters, 222 parents, 365 other relatives, 598 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,875 (1,482 male householders (1,184 living alone)), 1,633 female householders (1,405 living alone)), 755 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 125

Size of family households: 2,679 2-persons, 1,292 3-persons, 807 4-persons, 423 5-persons, 300 6-persons, 137 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,589 1-person, 472 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 31 6-persons.

2,450 married couples with children.
1,795 single-parent households (558 men, 1,237 women).

96.2% of residents of Pointe Coupee speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $140,733,000 ($6,245 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,845,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,733,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,831,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,660,000
Federal grants: $49,481,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,360,000 ($1,687,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,669,000 ($1,876,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $571,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,960,000
Federal Government insurance: $63,549,000

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

Births: 1,669
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,238
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -786
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pointe Coupee Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.70 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 289
  • 2010 to 2013: 364
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,687
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,631
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,897
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,960
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,429
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,068
  • 1940 to 1949: 430
  • 1939 or earlier: 722
Note: State values scaled to Pointe Coupee population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pointe Coupee Parish population
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 178
  • 4 rooms: 694
  • 5 rooms: 1,942
  • 6 rooms: 1,531
  • 7 rooms: 890
  • 8 rooms: 672
  • 9+ rooms: 558
  • 1 room: 74
  • 2 rooms: 38
  • 3 rooms: 257
  • 4 rooms: 457
  • 5 rooms: 691
  • 6 rooms: 339
  • 7 rooms: 220
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9+ rooms: 31
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pointe Coupee Parish population
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 104
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,033
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,126
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,109
  • 5+ bedrooms: 121
  • no bedroom: 72
  • 1 bedroom: 311
  • 2 bedrooms: 630
  • 3 bedrooms: 978
  • 4 bedrooms: 176
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pointe Coupee Parish population
  • no vehicle: 391
  • 1 vehicle: 1,966
  • 2 vehicles: 2,801
  • 3 vehicles: 1,049
  • 4 vehicles: 260
  • 5+ vehicles: 44
  • no vehicle: 376
  • 1 vehicle: 1,156
  • 2 vehicles: 496
  • 3 vehicles: 114
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Pointe Coupee Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Louisiana.

Pointe Coupee Parish:

89.4%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 20,309
  • Other state: 1,847
  • Northeast: 155
  • Midwest: 402
  • South: 1,108
  • West: 182

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pointe Coupee Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (53.0%)
  • Electricity (43.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Electricity (51.9%)
  • Utility gas (39.4%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 643
Here:

27.9%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 415
Here:

34.4%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 177
Here:

23.8%
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)

Pointe Coupee Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $814,000
    Sewerage: $563,000
    Water Utilities: $272,000
    Air Transportation: $185,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Health - Other: $44,000
    Hospitals: $22,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    Gas Utilities: $10,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,449,000
    Police Protection: $2,926,000
    Gas Utilities: $2,399,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,771,000
    Financial Administration: $1,701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,405,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,203,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $889,000
    Libraries: $859,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $739,000
    Parks and Recreation: $608,000
    Local Fire Protection: $606,000
    Regular Highways: $582,000
    Health - Other: $473,000
    General - Other: $365,000
    Water Utilities: $339,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $245,000
    Sewerage: $202,000
    Air Transportation: $191,000
    General Public Buildings: $57,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $22,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,361,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $985,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Regular Highways: $192,000
    Police Protection: $132,000
    Libraries: $49,000
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000
    Correctional Institutions: $43,000
    Financial Administration: $36,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
    Hospitals: $18,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,087,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $166,000

Pointe Coupee Parish government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,601,000
    All Other: $1,540,000
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000
    Air Transportation: $79,000
    Sewerage: $72,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $410,000
    Air Transportation: $125,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $249,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,684,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $555,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $180,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,566,000
    Water Utilities: $493,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,892,000
    Public Welfare: $1,949,000
    Sewerage: $571,000
    Health and Hospitals: $293,000
    Highways: $245,000
    General Local Government Support: $244,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,832,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,513,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $244,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $137,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
    Other License: $4,000

Pointe Coupee Parish government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $29,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $26,500,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,425,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,020,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,940,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,134,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $729,000

Pointe Coupee Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,928,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,626,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,134
  • Number of aged recipients: 151
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 983
  • Number of recipients under 18: 199
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 608
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 327
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 395
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 499
Pointe Coupee Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Pointe Coupee Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph14172.5 years
Mary9575.5 years
John8773.9 years
James5769.0 years
George4476.0 years
Charles3567.3 years
Marie3482.2 years
Albert3474.6 years
William3172.3 years
Willie3171.2 years
Most common last names in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7773.7 years
Jarreau7775.7 years
Smith6574.7 years
David5776.2 years
Bergeron4776.0 years
Langlois4277.7 years
Martin4272.3 years
Davis4074.8 years
Jones3573.4 years
Jackson3577.4 years
Businesses in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1