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Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 112,086 (79% urban, 21% rural); it was 104,503 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,331
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,634
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,193
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,126 (it was 8,804 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 1255 sq. mi.

Water area: 825.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Terrebonne Parish: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.5%), Retail trade (15.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.5%), Construction (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Terrebonne Parish, LA (2017)
    • 75,51472.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 21,96821.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,9905.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,4065.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,6282.5%Two or more races
    • 1,0381.0%Asian alone
    • 700.07%Some other race alone
    • 620.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 54,992  (49.1%)
Females: 57,094  (50.9%)
Average household size:
Terrebonne Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,857 ($35,235 in 1999)
This county:

$42,857
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $675 (lower quartile is $547, upper quartile is $821)
This county:

$675
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,100 (it was $72,200 in 2000)
Terrebonne:

$151,100
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,700 - $216,500

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $220,115
Here:

$220,115
State:

$213,997

Townhouses or other attached units: $330,143
Here:

$330,143
State:

$215,095

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,230
Here:

$86,230
State:

$203,979

Mobile homes: $63,290
Here:

$63,290
State:

$72,432

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $54,960
Here:

$54,960
State:

$68,097

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,292
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $277

Institutionalized population: 1,297

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 33
  • Robberies: 35
  • Assaults: 231
  • Burglaries: 614
  • Thefts: 2180
  • Auto thefts: 214

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

  • Murders: 7
  • Rapes: 37
  • Robberies: 50
  • Assaults: 229
  • Burglaries: 1069
  • Thefts: 2389
  • Auto thefts: 278
Terrebonne Parish, LA map from a distance

Health of residents in Terrebonne Parish based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
61.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
49.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
60.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
60.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.
47.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 395 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 420 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1999: 407 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2000: 407 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2001: 427 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2002: 447 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2003: 533 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2004: 539 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2005: 559 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2006: 635 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2007: 297 buildings, average cost: $267,100
  • 2008: 275 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2009: 246 buildings, average cost: $279,500
  • 2010: 161 buildings, average cost: $289,500
  • 2011: 181 buildings, average cost: $274,800
  • 2012: 281 buildings, average cost: $309,700
  • 2013: 256 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2014: 240 buildings, average cost: $272,000
  • 2015: 213 buildings, average cost: $265,200
  • 2016: 141 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2017: 133 buildings, average cost: $254,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Terrebonne, LA residents
Average permit cost in Terrebonne, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $633 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $389 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Terrebonne, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Terrebonne, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Terrebonne, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
Terrebonne Parish:

20.2%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.9% for American Indian residents, 96.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.3% for other race residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 35.8 years old
(Males: 35.5 years old, Females: 35.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.5 years old, Black residents: 34.3 years old, American Indian residents: 37.2 years old, Asian residents: 27.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.8 years old)

Area name: Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Terrebonne Parish is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $683 a month.

Cities in this county include: Houma, Bayou Cane, Schriever, Gray, Chauvin, Bourg, Dulac, Presquille, Montegut.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 3,785
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,248 (20.6% naturalized citizens)

Terrebonne Parish:

2.0%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,2702010 or later
  • 1,1542000 to 2009
  • 6601990 to 1999
  • 2641980 to 1989
  • 3401970 to 1979
  • 311Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.9%

Terrebonne Parish marital status for males Terrebonne Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 31,576
  • One, attached: 649
  • Two: 902
  • 3 or 4: 1,336
  • 5 to 9: 732
  • 10 to 19: 707
  • 20 to 49: 779
  • 50 or more: 1,082
  • Mobile homes: 7,795

Housing units in Terrebonne Parish with a mortgage: 14,608 (214 second mortgage, 937 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,706

Here:

51.9% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Terrebonne Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic54,64017
Evangelical Protestant12,30756
Black Protestant3,6628
Mainline Protestant2,1997
Other8373
None38,215-
Terrebonne 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
Terrebonne Parish:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Terrebonne Parish:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 75
This county:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Terrebonne Parish:

10.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Terrebonne Parish:

30.0%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Terrebonne Parish:

Average size of farms: 340 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,230
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $572.62
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $54,489
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,217
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.14
Vegetables: 13 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 145 acres

Earthquake activity:

Terrebonne Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from Terrebonne 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 338.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.2 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) earthquake occurred 233.9 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 117.7 miles away from Terrebonne 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 337.0 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: December 28, 2015 to February 01, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3376: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 3376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 10, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3347: August 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 3347, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 01, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4041: October 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4041, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 19 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Terrebonne Parish (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Terrebonne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 46,737 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 5,287 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 153 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,952 (3.4%)
  • Bicycle: 250 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 641 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,842 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • Vietnam (16%)
  • Honduras (13%)
  • Jordan (4%)
  • Nicaragua (3%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Terrebonne Parish


  • French (except Basque) (22%)
  • American (8%)
  • French Canadian (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Cajun (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • German (2%)

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

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

  • 540 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 522 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 56 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 40 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 40 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 25 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 789 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 454 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,894.

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.13% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($29,334 average AGI)
1.41% relocated from other states ($14,039 average AGI)
Terrebonne Parish:

1.41%
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 Lafourche Parish, LA  1.82% ($42,053 average AGI)
from St. Mary Parish, LA  0.17% ($38,409)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.16% ($48,862)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.15% ($38,083)
from Harris County, TX  0.13% ($70,491)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.11% ($38,714)
from Assumption Parish, LA  0.09% ($32,743)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($33,045 average AGI)
2.25% relocated to other states ($17,345 average AGI)
Terrebonne Parish:

2.25%
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 Lafourche Parish, LA  1.99% ($52,773 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.26% ($41,288)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.25% ($47,822)
to Harris County, TX  0.22% ($91,556)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.22% ($71,830)
to St. Mary Parish, LA  0.20% ($31,620)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.13% ($43,596)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.2

Births per 1000 population in Terrebonne Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Terrebonne Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Terrebonne Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Terrebonne Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Terrebonne Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Terrebonne Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Terrebonne Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Terrebonne Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Terrebonne Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,888 (11,575 aged, 4,313 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,308 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,168)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,038)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (756)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (478)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (434)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (401)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (400)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (368)
  • Unspecified dementia (358)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (338)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,699
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 379
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64,594

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,691
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 814
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 71.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 41.9
  • Other - 29.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.0
  • Other - 33.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 112,086
  • In family households: 92,917 (12,392 male householders, 14,205 female householders)
    17,891 spouses, 34,734 children (33,458 natural, 61 adopted, 1,215 stepchildren), 6,482 grandchildren, 712 brothers or sisters, 1,100 parents, 2,116 other relatives, 3,285 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,641 (6,601 male householders (4,964 living alone)), 7,684 female householders (6,369 living alone)), 3,356 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,528

Size of family households: 11,638 2-persons, 6,523 3-persons, 4,587 4-persons, 2,611 5-persons, 1,048 6-persons, 190 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,333 1-person, 2,709 2-persons, 243 3-persons.

15,164 married couples with children.
7,964 single-parent households (1,411 men, 6,553 women).

90.7% of residents of Terrebonne speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $507,148,000 ($4,761 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,632,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $231,210,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $132,235,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,590,000
Federal grants: $104,671,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,442,000 ($11,647,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,000,000 ($1,726,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $597,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $34,290,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,370,958,000

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

Births: 9,035
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,358
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +300
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,876
Here -17 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Terrebonne Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.62 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • 8212014 or later
  • 1,2952010 to 2013
  • 8,9982000 to 2009
  • 6,7271990 to 1999
  • 4,8341980 to 1989
  • 8,3161970 to 1979
  • 5,6701960 to 1969
  • 4,9131950 to 1959
  • 2,0141940 to 1949
  • 1,9701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • 871 room
  • 1142 rooms
  • 9673 rooms
  • 3,0364 rooms
  • 6,2445 rooms
  • 7,0466 rooms
  • 4,7407 rooms
  • 2,8028 rooms
  • 3,2789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • 3831 room
  • 4442 rooms
  • 1,3303 rooms
  • 4,4364 rooms
  • 3,2555 rooms
  • 1,3136 rooms
  • 8757 rooms
  • 4508 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • 87no bedroom
  • 6631 bedroom
  • 5,2362 bedrooms
  • 15,9143 bedrooms
  • 5,9734 bedrooms
  • 4415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • 383no bedroom
  • 2,4141 bedroom
  • 5,7702 bedrooms
  • 2,9353 bedrooms
  • 1,0664 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Terrebonne Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Terrebonne Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,660no vehicle
  • 8,5821 vehicle
  • 12,3202 vehicles
  • 4,4693 vehicles
  • 9344 vehicles
  • 3495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Terrebonne Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Terrebonne Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,194no vehicle
  • 6,6241 vehicle
  • 2,4352 vehicles
  • 853 vehicles
  • 2304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.2% of Terrebonne Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Louisiana.

Terrebonne Parish:

87.2%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 97,680
  • Other state: 10,930
  • Northeast: 369
  • Midwest: 2,648
  • South: 6,521
  • West: 1,392
Year householders moved into unit in Terrebonne Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Terrebonne Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 41.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.5%Electricity
  • 18.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,641
Here:

29.1%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,415
Here:

15.0%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 538
Here:

19.0%
Louisiana:

17.5%

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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,489
  • Number of aged recipients: 292
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,197
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,046
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,799
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 644
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,424
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,067
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED388$151,894478$138,4711,404$147,449313$38,2628$983,375255$106,082136$49,515
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$143,72054$111,759180$141,69437$42,3781$2,600,00017$150,11837$57,351
APPLICATIONS DENIED95$136,011215$88,805752$130,831250$39,1401$360,00048$77,875203$62,039
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN41$146,36664$142,875309$154,41734$58,5000$018$158,22213$89,538
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$152,70611$155,091149$143,19521$65,7620$03$194,66710$72,700
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$200,61029$206,621
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$184,51718$226,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$184,1117$179,143
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$180,6674$164,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$198,0003$122,667
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Terrebonne, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Terrebonne, LA - Value
Most common first names in Terrebonne Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph33270.0 years
James28067.1 years
John25670.4 years
Mary24574.4 years
Robert18467.5 years
Marie17579.3 years
William16868.7 years
Charles16068.4 years
Paul14770.9 years
Louis13772.3 years
Most common last names in Terrebonne Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hebert38075.2 years
Bergeron29172.5 years
Dupre26372.2 years
Boudreaux25973.6 years
Smith23970.3 years
Guidry18974.7 years
Blanchard18773.4 years
Naquin18273.7 years
Duplantis18076.5 years
Leboeuf18073.9 years
Businesses in Terrebonne Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Marshalls1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts2Mazda1
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's1New Balance1
Ashley Furniture1Nike2
AutoZone2Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Blockbuster2Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King3Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Curves1Quality1
DHL2Quiznos2
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza2Ramada1
DressBarn1Rite Aid2
Dressbarn1Rue211
FedEx10Ryan's Grill1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sam's Club1
Goodwill1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block2Starbucks1
Hobby Lobby1Subway9
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile4
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
Honda1Target1
IHOP1Toyota1
Jones New York2True Value2
Justice1U-Haul6
KFC1UPS8
La Quinta1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza2Walgreens3
Lowe's1Walmart2
MainStay1Wendy's3
Marriott2YMCA1

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"