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Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2014: 59,616 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 53,807 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,325
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,314
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,267
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,250 (it was 4,565 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 1174 sq. mi.

Water area: 364.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vermilion Parish: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 66%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (14.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Asian alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years
Males: 29,000  (48.6%)
Females: 30,616  (51.4%)

Vermilion Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Vermilion Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,802 ($29,500 in 1999)

This county:

$45802
Louisiana:

$44164

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $420 (lower quartile is $306, upper quartile is $574)
This county:

$420
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,372 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$97,372
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,932 - $174,404
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $893
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $267

Institutionalized population: 442

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 87
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 136
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 60
  • Burglaries: 68
  • Thefts: 192
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Health of residents in Vermilion 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 3.3. This is worse than average.
60.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
50.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 141 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2008: 263 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2009: 126 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2010: 129 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2011: 149 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2012: 161 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2013: 184 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2014: 144 buildings, average cost: $215,600

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 2013: $414 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $223 (0.3%)

Vermilion Parish household income distribution in 2009 Vermilion Parish home values distribution Vermilion Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.3% for American Indian residents, 3.0% for other race residents, 44.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
Vermilion Parish:

16.5%
Louisiana:

19.8%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.5% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.0% for American Indian residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 49.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 16 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Vermilion Parish is $351 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $577 a month.

Cities in this county include: Abbeville, Kaplan, Erath, Gueydan, Maurice.

Vermilion 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: Bradford County, Florida , Duval County, Florida , Orleans Parish , St. Mary Parish , Guadalupe County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,667
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,081 (39% naturalized citizens)

Vermilion Parish:

2.0%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 408
  • 1990 to 1994: 171
  • 1985 to 1989: 82
  • 1980 to 1984: 153
  • 1975 to 1979: 135
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1965 to 1969: 85

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.8%

Vermilion Parish marital status for males Vermilion Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,368
  • One, attached: 300
  • Two: 351
  • 3 or 4: 251
  • 5 to 9: 219
  • 10 to 19: 64
  • 20 or more: 203
  • Mobile homes: 4,592
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 113

Housing units in Vermilion Parish with a mortgage: 4,813 (499 second mortgage, 335 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,999

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Vermilion Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic32,25916
Evangelical Protestant2,38718
Mainline Protestant1,30010
Black Protestant1901
Other41
None21,859-
Vermilion 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
Vermilion Parish:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Vermilion Parish:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Vermilion Parish:

10.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Vermilion Parish:

28.5%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Vermilion Parish:

Average size of farms: 322 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,046
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $310.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.47%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,264
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.61%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $87,877
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.11%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.04
All wheat for grain: 162 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4375 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Earthquake activity:

Vermilion 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 191.4 miles away from Vermilion 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 426.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 182.5 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 305.6 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 188.3 miles away from Vermilion Parish center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 360.2 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:

  • LouisianaHurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 7, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1792): September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 7, 2008 to November 7, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3295): September 11, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3295, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 1, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1786): September 2, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3289): August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1607): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3260): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1603): August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1603, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaLoss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 1, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3172): February 1, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3172, Natural disaster type: Other
  • LouisianaHurricane Lili, Incident Period: October 1, 2002 to October 16, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1437): October 3, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1437, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaTropical Storm Allison, Incident Period: June 5, 2001 to June 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1380): June 11, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1380, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Vermilion Parish (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

  • Vietnam (63%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Brazil (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)

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

  • United States or American (24%)
  • French (except Basque) (21%)
  • French Canadian (17%)
  • Acadian/Cajun (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Vermilion Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,889 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,417 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 77 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 48 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 45 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (0%)
  • Walked: 406 (2%)
  • Other means: 346 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 408 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 519 people in nursing homes
  • 155 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 46 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in other group homes

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

  • 442 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,009.

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.77% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($27,890 average AGI)
1.07% relocated from other states ($8,869 average AGI)
Vermilion Parish:

1.07%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.84% ($35,553 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.48% ($33,649)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.38% ($39,014)
from St. Mary Parish, LA  0.13% ($34,731)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.13% ($36,040)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.10% ($32,000)
from Harris County, TX  0.10% ($71,895)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.35% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($29,914 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($9,661 average AGI)
Vermilion Parish:

1.24%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  2.05% ($42,126 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.67% ($30,114)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.33% ($37,800)
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.22% ($33,140)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.15% ($77,833)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.12% ($32,792)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.11% ($24,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7

Births per 1000 population in Vermilion Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Vermilion Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Vermilion Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Vermilion Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Vermilion Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,821 (7,102 aged, 1,719 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,222 (15%)

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

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

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

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (961)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (814)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (580)
  • Congestive heart failure (417)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (310)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (247)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (242)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (210)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (176)
  • Unspecified dementia (166)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5961.530
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 136.980
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34023.12

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1503.760
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1003.710
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.62

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21.12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48.92

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.44

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 136.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 91.9
  • Other - 44.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 57,463
  • In family households: 49,665 (10,834 male householders, 4,635 female householders)
    11,128 spouses, 18,162 children (16,653 natural, 309 adopted, 1,200 stepchildren), 1,720 grandchildren, 432 brothers or sisters, 344 parents, 612 other relatives, 1,478 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,798 (3,218 male householders (2,514 living alone)), 3,202 female householders (2,763 living alone)), 1,378 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 536 (442 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,165 2-persons, 3,749 3-persons, 3,111 4-persons, 1,569 5-persons, 543 6-persons, 332 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,277 1-person, 979 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

9,830 married couples with children.
3,712 single-parent households (828 men, 2,884 women).

72.1% of residents of Vermilion Parish speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
25.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $284,262,000 ($5192 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,455,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $112,437,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $74,040,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $22,810,000
Federal grants: $58,967,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,113,000 ($1,583,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,896,000 ($6,002,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,688,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,373,000
Federal Government insurance: $297,213,000

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

Births: 4,160
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,860
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +295
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -283
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Vermilion Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.92 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 644
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,015
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,175
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,031
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,867
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,883
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,537
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,372
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,026
Rooms in houses/apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 394
  • 3 rooms: 1,128
  • 4 rooms: 2,436
  • 5 rooms: 4,484
  • 6 rooms: 3,453
  • 7 rooms: 1,698
  • 8 rooms: 915
  • 9+ rooms: 710
  • 1 room: 128
  • 2 rooms: 337
  • 3 rooms: 689
  • 4 rooms: 1,310
  • 5 rooms: 1,292
  • 6 rooms: 492
  • 7 rooms: 183
  • 8 rooms: 79
  • 9+ rooms: 55
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 124
  • 1 bedroom: 899
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,471
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,282
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,350
  • 5+ bedrooms: 141
  • no bedroom: 182
  • 1 bedroom: 895
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,889
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,381
  • 4 bedrooms: 216
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 846
  • 1 vehicle: 5,129
  • 2 vehicles: 7,022
  • 3 vehicles: 1,820
  • 4 vehicles: 367
  • 5+ vehicles: 83
  • no vehicle: 1,025
  • 1 vehicle: 2,108
  • 2 vehicles: 1,244
  • 3 vehicles: 132
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

65% of Vermilion Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Louisiana.

Vermilion Parish:

65.0%
State average:

59.6%

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

  • This state: 48682
  • Northeast: 371
  • Midwest: 493
  • South: 2597
  • West: 462

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $46,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vermilion Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (58.6%)
  • Utility gas (32.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (49.0%)
  • Electricity (43.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 842
Here:

11.9%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 324
Here:

8.9%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 168
Here:

11.2%
Louisiana:

16.8%

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)

Vermilion Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $40,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $33,326,000
    Police Protection: $5,360,000
    Regular Highways: $5,083,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,972,000
    Financial Administration: $1,804,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,587,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,561,000
    Libraries: $1,052,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,016,000
    Health Services - Other: $981,000
    General - Other: $681,000
    Water Utilities: $500,000
    General Public Buildings: $400,000
    Welfare - Other: $280,000
    Fire Protection: $273,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $264,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $177,000
    Parks & Recreation: $131,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $829,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $4,169,000
    Own Hospitals: $2,326,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $222,000
    Judicial: $45,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,864,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $132,000

Vermilion Parish government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,205,000
    All Other: $3,277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $132,000
    All Other: $63,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,100,000
    Interest Earnings: $592,000
    Property Sale Other: $41,000
    Rents: $11,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,044,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,165,000
    All Other: $2,250,000
    General Support: $1,426,000
    Highways: $1,320,000
    Health & Hospitals: $530,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,864,000
    Property: $10,001,000
    NEC: $338,000

Vermilion Parish government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,828,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,339,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,859,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,600,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,040,000
    Water Utilities: $6,656,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,699,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000

Vermilion Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,131,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,726,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,165,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,821
  • Number of aged recipients: 265
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,556
  • Number of recipients under 18: 209
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,147
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 465
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 736
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 766
Vermilion Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vermilion Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Vermilion Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph33072.8 years
John19471.3 years
Marie17281.4 years
Mary13573.3 years
Paul11669.7 years
Robert10872.2 years
Agnes10280.6 years
James9068.7 years
Louise7981.7 years
William7873.7 years
Most common last names in Vermilion Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard82977.5 years
Hebert53675.5 years
Trahan40775.3 years
Leblanc34676.7 years
Landry33876.6 years
Guidry25075.9 years
Meaux20976.8 years
Duhon20476.9 years
Vincent20377.7 years
Touchet18072.3 years
Businesses in Vermilion Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
AutoZone1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Popeyes1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS2RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza2Subway4
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford2Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value4
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Lane Furniture3Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's2

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