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Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 60,108 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Vermilion Parish: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (39.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.9%), Educational, health and social services (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Vermilion Parish, LA (2017)
    • 46,68886.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,59816.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,0633.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,3552.5%Asian alone
    • 8401.6%Two or more races
    • 2560.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 760.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 29,128  (48.5%)
Females: 30,980  (51.5%)
Average household size:
Vermilion Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,670 ($29,500 in 1999)
This county:

$48,670
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $624)
This county:

$506
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,336 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Vermilion:

$112,336
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,987 - $193,652
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $979
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $278

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:

  • 1997: 182 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 1998: 172 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 1999: 182 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2000: 125 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2001: 172 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2002: 212 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2003: 268 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2004: 286 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2005: 272 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 322 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 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
  • 2015: 107 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2016: 122 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2017: 154 buildings, average cost: $186,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Vermilion, LA residents
Average permit cost in Vermilion, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $475 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Vermilion, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vermilion, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Vermilion, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
Vermilion Parish:

18.0%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.9% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents, 43.4% for other race residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.3 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 38.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.0 years old, Black residents: 29.5 years old, American Indian residents: 46.4 years old, Asian residents: 43.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 38.2 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:

4.2%
Louisiana:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 1,667
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,569 (37.6% naturalized citizens)

Vermilion Parish:

2.6%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3642010 or later
  • 3852000 to 2009
  • 2861990 to 1999
  • 2351980 to 1989
  • 1671970 to 1979
  • 100Before 1970

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: 18,541
  • One, attached: 156
  • Two: 530
  • 3 or 4: 384
  • 5 to 9: 211
  • 10 to 19: 278
  • 20 to 49: 212
  • 50 or more: 43
  • Mobile homes: 6,004
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 159

Housing units in Vermilion Parish with a mortgage: 7,312 (126 second mortgage, 267 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,255

Here:

43.8% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Vermilion Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

  • 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: January 08, 2013 to January 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4102: February 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4102, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3295: September 11, 2008, FEMA Id: 3295, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • Louisiana Loss of the Space Shuttle <span class="italic">Columbia</span>, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3172: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3172, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Vermilion Parish (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Vermilion

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,789 (79.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,655 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 44 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 239 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 515 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 802 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Vietnam (42%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • Laos (7%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Venezuela (4%)
  • Indonesia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Vermilion Parish


  • Cajun (17%)
  • French (except Basque) (17%)
  • American (15%)
  • French Canadian (14%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $60,105.

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.62% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($36,367 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($7,583 average AGI)
Vermilion Parish:

1.00%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  2.17% ($48,541 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.82% ($32,089)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.46% ($33,663)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.23% ($40,979)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.13% ($32,815)
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.12% ($48,375)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.11% ($41,955)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.44% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($32,375 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($9,567 average AGI)
Vermilion Parish:

1.21%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  2.18% ($45,729 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.54% ($34,009)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.37% ($30,273)
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.19% ($34,500)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.16% ($34,697)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.12% ($42,360)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.10% ($40,667)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Vermilion Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vermilion Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vermilion Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vermilion Parish
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 5,962
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 137
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,023

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,504
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,004
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

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: 60,108
  • In family households: 50,589 (7,212 male householders, 7,613 female householders)
    10,357 spouses, 18,633 children (16,721 natural, 687 adopted, 1,256 stepchildren), 1,956 grandchildren, 890 brothers or sisters, 615 parents, 956 other relatives, 2,240 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,002 (3,251 male householders (2,606 living alone)), 3,599 female householders (2,887 living alone)), 2,140 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 500

Size of family households: 6,451 2-persons, 3,691 3-persons, 2,635 4-persons, 1,079 5-persons, 599 6-persons, 370 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,495 1-person, 998 2-persons, 278 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 45 5-persons.

8,203 married couples with children.
4,899 single-parent households (914 men, 3,985 women).

80.6% of residents of Vermilion speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
13.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $284,262,000 ($5,192 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:

5.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • 8502014 or later
  • 1,4162010 to 2013
  • 4,6062000 to 2009
  • 3,3881990 to 1999
  • 3,3451980 to 1989
  • 3,7311970 to 1979
  • 2,2181960 to 1969
  • 2,9481950 to 1959
  • 1,7111940 to 1949
  • 2,4981939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • 731 room
  • 2512 rooms
  • 8663 rooms
  • 2,7304 rooms
  • 4,6675 rooms
  • 3,2326 rooms
  • 2,1167 rooms
  • 1,4458 rooms
  • 1,0669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • 121 room
  • 1902 rooms
  • 7383 rooms
  • 1,6644 rooms
  • 1,2795 rooms
  • 7446 rooms
  • 4187 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • 81no bedroom
  • 5521 bedroom
  • 3,4752 bedrooms
  • 10,0263 bedrooms
  • 2,0314 bedrooms
  • 2115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
  • 31no bedroom
  • 6461 bedroom
  • 2,0102 bedrooms
  • 2,2593 bedrooms
  • 1674 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Vermilion Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vermilion Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 608no vehicle
  • 4,3611 vehicle
  • 7,8262 vehicles
  • 2,8703 vehicles
  • 6714 vehicles
  • 1935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Vermilion Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vermilion Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 962no vehicle
  • 2,2541 vehicle
  • 1,5662 vehicles
  • 2613 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.5% of Vermilion Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Louisiana.

Vermilion Parish:

85.5%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 53,741
  • Other state: 4,813
  • Northeast: 281
  • Midwest: 753
  • South: 2,854
  • West: 929
Year householders moved into unit in Vermilion Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vermilion Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 22.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.5%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 994
Here:

13.5%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 657
Here:

19.1%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 244
Here:

19.3%
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

Vermilion Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $141,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $33,451,000
    Other: $7,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $846,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,810,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,384,000
    Regular Highways: $1,080,000
    Water Utilities: $841,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,827,000
    Regular Highways: $6,967,000
    Police Protection: $6,911,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,403,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,850,000
    Financial Administration: $2,498,000
    General - Other: $1,980,000
    Water Utilities: $1,884,000
    Libraries: $1,756,000
    Health - Other: $1,737,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,538,000
    Local Fire Protection: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $299,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $351,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,898,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $677,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $2,986,000
    General - Other: $1,163,000
    Hospitals: $1,117,000
    Parks and Recreation: $909,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $534,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $82,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $21,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $122,947,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,910,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,834,000
    Beginning: $1,170,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,297,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $8,328,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,032,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Highways: $1,513,000
    General Local Government Support: $992,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,728,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,392,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $684,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $553,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,280,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $770,000

Vermilion Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $141,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $33,451,000
    Other: $7,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $846,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,810,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,384,000
    Regular Highways: $1,080,000
    Water Utilities: $841,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,827,000
    Regular Highways: $6,967,000
    Police Protection: $6,911,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,403,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,850,000
    Financial Administration: $2,498,000
    General - Other: $1,980,000
    Water Utilities: $1,884,000
    Libraries: $1,756,000
    Health - Other: $1,737,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,538,000
    Local Fire Protection: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $299,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $351,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,898,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $677,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $2,986,000
    General - Other: $1,163,000
    Hospitals: $1,117,000
    Parks and Recreation: $909,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $534,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $82,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $21,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $122,947,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,910,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,834,000
    Beginning: $1,170,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,297,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $8,328,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,032,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Highways: $1,513,000
    General Local Government Support: $992,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,728,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,392,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $684,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $553,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,280,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $770,000

Vermilion Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $141,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $33,451,000
    Other: $7,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $846,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,810,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,384,000
    Regular Highways: $1,080,000
    Water Utilities: $841,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,827,000
    Regular Highways: $6,967,000
    Police Protection: $6,911,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,403,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,850,000
    Financial Administration: $2,498,000
    General - Other: $1,980,000
    Water Utilities: $1,884,000
    Libraries: $1,756,000
    Health - Other: $1,737,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,538,000
    Local Fire Protection: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $299,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $351,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,898,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $677,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $2,986,000
    General - Other: $1,163,000
    Hospitals: $1,117,000
    Parks and Recreation: $909,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $534,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $82,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $21,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $122,947,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,910,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,834,000
    Beginning: $1,170,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,297,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $8,328,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,032,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Highways: $1,513,000
    General Local Government Support: $992,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,728,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,392,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $684,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $553,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,280,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $770,000

Vermilion Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $141,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $33,451,000
    Other: $7,852,000
    Solid Waste Management: $846,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,810,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,384,000
    Regular Highways: $1,080,000
    Water Utilities: $841,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,827,000
    Regular Highways: $6,967,000
    Police Protection: $6,911,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,403,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,272,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,091,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,850,000
    Financial Administration: $2,498,000
    General - Other: $1,980,000
    Water Utilities: $1,884,000
    Libraries: $1,756,000
    Health - Other: $1,737,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,538,000
    Local Fire Protection: $775,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $514,000
    Housing and Community Development: $299,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $191,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $351,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,242,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,898,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $702,000
    General Revenue - Other: $677,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $2,986,000
    General - Other: $1,163,000
    Hospitals: $1,117,000
    Parks and Recreation: $909,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $534,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $82,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $21,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $122,947,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,910,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,834,000
    Beginning: $1,170,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,297,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $8,328,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,032,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Highways: $1,513,000
    General Local Government Support: $992,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $21,728,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,392,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $684,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $553,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,280,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $770,000

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
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

Vermilion Parish on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"