Eunice, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 9,814 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.7%
 
Males: 4,976  (50.7%)
Females: 4,838  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70535.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,736 (it was $21,372 in 2000)
Eunice:

$36,736
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,419 (it was $11,937 in 2000)

Eunice city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,730 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Eunice:

$118,730
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $156,886; detached houses: $180,869; townhouses or other attached units: $167,736; in 2-unit structures: $71,801; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,188; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,655; mobile homes: $65,323

Median gross rent in 2019: $656.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eunice: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.8%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.5% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eunice, LA (2019)
    • 5,77657.2%White alone
    • 3,40633.7%Black alone
    • 6686.6%Hispanic
    • 2512.5%Two or more races

Races in Eunice detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Eunice, Louisiana as of July 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eunice is 190 to 1.


Crime rates in Eunice by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.1)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(38.7)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.9)
2
(20.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
7
(60.9)
8
(69.6)
7
(66.7)
7
(66.8)
8
(77.1)
15
(145.2)
2
(19.4)
6
(58.3)
1
(9.7)
3
(29.8)
3
(30.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(82.4)
9
(77.4)
5
(43.5)
15
(130.5)
18
(171.5)
7
(66.8)
16
(154.3)
17
(164.6)
13
(126.1)
7
(68.0)
12
(117.0)
11
(109.2)
5
(50.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(128.1)
37
(318.4)
54
(469.5)
102
(887.6)
111
(1,058)
101
(963.6)
74
(713.5)
87
(842.4)
44
(426.7)
52
(505.3)
35
(341.2)
28
(278.0)
41
(412.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
177
(1,620)
113
(972.4)
192
(1,669)
253
(2,202)
201
(1,916)
201
(1,918)
196
(1,890)
224
(2,169)
166
(1,610)
123
(1,195)
91
(887.1)
95
(943.1)
104
(1,046)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
500
(4,576)
548
(4,716)
460
(4,000)
497
(4,325)
468
(4,460)
379
(3,616)
402
(3,876)
424
(4,105)
450
(4,364)
414
(4,023)
431
(4,202)
377
(3,743)
417
(4,196)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(356.9)
36
(309.8)
24
(208.7)
14
(121.8)
19
(181.1)
14
(133.6)
15
(144.6)
12
(116.2)
24
(232.8)
15
(145.8)
21
(204.7)
15
(148.9)
29
(291.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index430.3375.3466.6609.2681.5574.8549.6736.8464.0424.4377.2379.5426.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Eunice, LA

Crime rate in Eunice detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 36 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Louisiana average:

2.58
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Ancestries: French (24.5%), French Canadian (7.7%), American (7.0%), German (3.0%), Jamaican (1.2%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/04/1895

Elevation: 49 feet

Land area: 4.68 square miles.

Population density: 2,099 people per square mile   (low).

Eunice, Louisiana map

377 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.8%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $312 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $204 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (30.2 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (76.1 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (184.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Chataignier, LA (2.8 miles ),
Mamou, LA (3.1 miles ),
Basile, LA (3.3 miles ),
Iota, LA (3.5 miles ),
Reddell, LA (3.5 miles ),
Branch, LA (3.7 miles ),
Church Point, LA (3.7 miles ),
Lawtell, LA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 92.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +332 (+3.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,241 (33.3%)

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Eunice, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Eunice, LA in 2019
Eunice satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $54,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $18,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Eunice, LA residents
Average permit cost in Eunice, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.8%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Historical population in Eunice, LA
Historical housing units in Eunice, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Eunice, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.6%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Eunice, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Eunice, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eunice-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Eunice city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 9.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eunice-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from Eunice center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 458.3 miles away from Eunice center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.4 miles away from the city 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 308.7 miles away from Eunice center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Landry Parish (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eunice topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Eunice:

  • ACADIAN MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 3501 HIGHWAY 190)
  • HOSPICE OF ST LUKE THE PHYSICIAN (235 N 2ND ST)
  • LIBERTY ONE COMMUNITY HOME (1050 W VINE AVE)
  • LIBERTY THREE COMMUNITY HOME (1730 N MAGNOLIA)
  • LIBERTY TWO COMMUNITY HOME (1650 BETTY STREET)
  • EUNICE MANOR (3859 HIGHWAY 190)
  • OAK LANE WELLNESS AND REHABILITATIVE CENTER (1400 W MAGNOLIA)
  • DCI - EUNICE (2440 W LAUREL AVE)
  • FMCNA - EUNICE (1101 NILE ST)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (1211 EAST LAUREL AVE SUITE D)

Airports and heliports located in Eunice:

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Colleges/Universities in Eunice:

  • Louisiana State University-Eunice (Full-time enrollment: 1,739; Location: 2048 Johnson Hwy; Public; Website: www.lsue.edu)
  • Louisiana Academy of Beauty (Full-time enrollment: 60; Location: 550 E Laurel; Private, for-profit; Website: www.laacademyofbeauty.com/index.html)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eunice:

  • South Louisiana Community College (about 29 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 29 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 31 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 49 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 53 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 73 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 74 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)

Public high schools in Eunice:

  • EUNICE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 622, Location: 301 SOUTH BOBCAT DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • EUNICE CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 421 SOUTH 10TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Eunice:

  • ST EDMUND CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 562, Location: 351 W MAGNOLIA AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Eunice:

  • EUNICE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 372, Location: 751 WEST OAK STREET, Grades: 7-8)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 362, Location: 550 BROTHER J. RD., Grades: PK-4)
  • GLENDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 307, Location: 900 WEST DEAN STREET, Grades: PK-4)
  • EUNICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 275, Location: 451 SOUTH 9TH STREET, Grades: PK-4)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 602 S. MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIV, Grades: 5-6)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1341 DUCK AVENUE, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Eunice

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eunice: Saint Landry Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Louisiana State University Eunice Campus Bengal Stadium (B), Louisiana State University Eunice Union Parking Lot (C), Louisiana State University Eunice Science Parking Lot (D), Louisiana State University Eunice Manuel Hall Parking Lot (E), Louisiana State University Eunice Health Technology Parking Lot (F), Louisiana State University Eunice Health and Physical Education Parking Lot (G), Saint Landry Parish Sheriff's Office (H), Saint Landry Parish Health Unit Eunice Office (I), Cajun Music Hall of Fame and Museum (J), Louisiana State University Eunice Campus Ledoux Library (K), Eunice Police Department (L), Eunice Fire Department Station 1 (M), Oak Lane Wellness and Rehabilitative Center (N), Prairie Acadian Cultural Center (O), Central Neighborhood Center (P), Eunice City Hall (Q), Eunice Museum (R), Eunice Public Library (S), Northwest Community Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westgate Shopping Center (1), Plaza Acadienne Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eunice include: Louisiana State University Eunice Campus University Baptist Church (A), Louisiana State University Eunice Campus Catholic Student Union (B), Louisiana State University Eunice Campus Baptist Collegiate Ministry (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Greater Outreach Ministry (E), Community Bible Fellowship Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Church of God in Christ (H), Emmanuel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Eunice include: Saint Edmunds Athletic Field (1), Bobcat Field (2), Amy Addition Swimming Pool (3), Fairground Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Eunice (1531 West Laurel Avenue), Howards Inn Motel (3789 Highway 190), Potier's Prairie Cajun Inn (110 Park Avenue), L'Acadie Inn (259 Tasso Loop), Eunice Inn (1151 East Laurel Avenue), Days Inn Eunice LA (1251 East Laurel Avenue Highway 190 East).

Court: Eunice City - City Court (300 South 2nd Street).

Birthplace of: Kenneth Atchity - Editor, Kyries Hebert - Football player, Larry Ned - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Aug 23, 1978), Roy L. Johnson - Admiral, Dennis McGee - Fiddler, Geno Delafose - Male singer, Jay Young - News anchor, Keith Ortego - Football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eunice and their reported violations in the past:

MAMOU ROAD WATER DISTRICT INC (Population served: 2,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2011)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (APR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eunice that have no violations reported:

  • TANMAR COMPANIES WATER HAULER LA SALLE C (Serves TX, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: )
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Eunice in 2010:

  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Eunice in 2000:

  • 196 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 11 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Eunice (2011 data):

  • Tri-Parish Bank: West Laurel Branch at 2301 West Laurel Avenue, branch established on 1975/10/08; at Laurel Avenue And Third Street, branch established on 1944/01/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.1 mil, Deposits: $149.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-Parish Bancshares, Ltd.
  • Teche Federal Bank: East Laurel Street Branch at 840 East Laurel Street, branch established on 2004/07/02. Info updated 2011/08/02: Bank assets: $810.9 mil, Deposits: $605.0 mil, headquarters in New Iberia, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Teche Holding Company
  • State Bank & Trust Company: Eunice Branch at 151 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1999/04/06. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • St. Landry Bank and Trust Company: Eunice Branch at 101 North Second Street, branch established on 1931/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.0 mil, Deposits: $221.5 mil, headquarters in Opelousas, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Saint Landry Bancshares, Inc.
  • St Landry Homestead Federal Savings Bank: 101 North Sixth Branch at 101 North Sixth, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $248.3 mil, Deposits: $180.6 mil, headquarters in Opelousas, LA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Whitney Bank: Westgate Branch at 2250 West Laurel Avenue, branch established on 1975/07/05. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Basile State Bank: Eunice Branch at 751 West Maple Avenue, branch established on 1994/06/01. Info updated 2006/12/15: Bank assets: $51.0 mil, Deposits: $46.0 mil, headquarters in Basile, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Basile Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Eunice Branch at 1538 Highway 190, branch established on 2008/11/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Guaranty Bank: Eunice Branch at 300 Park Avenue, branch established on 1967/07/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.1 mil, Deposits: $120.2 mil, headquarters in Mamou, LA, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Eunice:

Marital status in Eunice, LA
  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Eunice:

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Eunice
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eunice, LA (based on St. Landry Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,23435
Evangelical Protestant6,08338
Black Protestant2,0627
Mainline Protestant1,31911
Other4064
None24,280-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Landry Parish:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
St. Landry Parish:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
St. Landry Parish:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eunice:

48.1%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Eunice:

29.2
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eunice:

35.7%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Eunice:

52.8%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Eunice:

77.5%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eunice, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$61,176$29,3640$0
Streets and Highways 21$35,544$20,3110$0
Firefighters 19$85,206$53,8140$0
Other and Unallocable 16$37,251$27,9380$0
Police - Other 14$27,309$23,4080$0
Gas Supply 10$18,071$21,6850$0
Other Government Administration 8$20,863$31,2950$0
Sewerage 8$31,977$47,9660$0
Parks and Recreation 6$12,431$24,86218$5,162
Correction 5$7,965$19,1160$0
Financial Administration 3$7,648$30,5920$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,934$23,6040$0
Airports 1$2,370$28,4400$0
Totals for Government 138$351,744$30,58618$5,162

Eunice government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,111,000 ($113.21)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($15.28)
    Financial Administration: $87,000 ($8.86)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($5.60)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($0.51)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.31)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,067,000 ($210.62)
    Central Staff Services: $1,173,000 ($119.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,161,000 ($118.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,141,000 ($116.26)
    Regular Highways: $1,028,000 ($104.75)
    Gas Utilities: $982,000 ($100.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $791,000 ($80.60)
    Sewerage: $713,000 ($72.65)
    General - Other: $706,000 ($71.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $416,000 ($42.39)
    General Public Buildings: $195,000 ($19.87)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($17.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $115,000 ($11.72)
    Air Transportation: $49,000 ($4.99)
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000 ($3.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($8.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $52,000 ($5.30)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($4.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($4.38)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($2.65)
    Gas Utilities: $26,000 ($2.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.71)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,052,000 ($412.88)

Eunice government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,247,000 ($127.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $473,000 ($48.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($19.46)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($1.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $289,000 ($29.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $31,000 ($3.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $959,000 ($97.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $549,000 ($55.94)
    Interest Earnings: $354,000 ($36.07)
    Rents: $122,000 ($12.43)
    Sale of Property: $114,000 ($11.62)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,122,000 ($114.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $123,000 ($12.53)
    General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($6.01)
    Other: $19,000 ($1.94)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,953,000 ($504.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $746,000 ($76.01)
    Property: $699,000 ($71.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $473,000 ($48.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $283,000 ($28.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $26,000 ($2.65)
    Other License: $26,000 ($2.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000 ($1.83)

Eunice government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,735,000 ($176.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000 ($165.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000 ($11.21)

Eunice government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,399,000 ($652.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($20.58)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.69% ($48,737 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.56% ($41,161)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($30,547)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.60% ($44,914 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.57% ($37,835)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($33,826)
Businesses in Eunice, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Popeyes1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Eunice:

  • KEUN (1490 AM; 1 kW; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KSIG (1450 AM; 1 kW; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: ACADIA BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eunice:

  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBON (101.1 FM; MAMOU, LA; Owner: ROSE ANN MARX)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KVPI-FM (92.5 FM; VILLE PLATTE, LA; Owner: VILLE PLATTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Eunice:

  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLAF-LP (Channel 62; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Eunice fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 89.7mTotal length
  • $2,335,000Total costs
  • 111,160Total average daily traffic
  • 16,890Total average daily truck traffic
  • 126,377Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Eunice, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Eunice, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eunice)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Eunice, LA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eunice)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eunice)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$62,50074$45,998121$65,61218$14,3541$100,81035$41,559
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$33,8656$49,56514$80,9975$23,5820$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$51,90333$34,62651$60,0559$13,3900$05$38,116
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$56,56227$53,9512$60,7550$03$52,183
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$64,2502$14,0650$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9608.00 , 9609.00, 9610.00, 9611.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$81,79211$92,416
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$95,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9608.00 , 9609.00, 9610.00, 9611.00

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 110. The highest number of fire incidents - 252 took place in 2014, and the least - 1 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Eunice, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.3%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Eunice, LA
    • 75440.3%Outside Fires
    • 62933.6%Structure Fires
    • 38120.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1085.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eunice, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Eunice, Louisiana:

  • Days Inn & Suites Eunice, 1251 E Laurel Ave, Eunice, Louisiana 70535 , Phone: (337) 457-3040, Fax: (337) 457-3050
  • Holiday Inn Express Eunice, 1698 Hwy 190, Eunice, Louisiana 70535 , Phone: (337) 546-2466, Fax: (337) 546-0717
  • Best Western Eunice, 1531 W Laurel Ave, Eunice, Louisiana 70535 , Phone: (337) 457-2800, Fax: (337) 457-8223
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Eunice, Louisiana
Most common first names in Eunice, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph12969.7 years
John8869.5 years
Mary8074.1 years
James4966.3 years
Louis4972.6 years
Marie4881.4 years
Robert3659.9 years
Edna3680.4 years
Willie3476.2 years
Eva3279.0 years
Most common last names in Eunice, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fontenot33373.8 years
Guillory15974.0 years
Miller15073.0 years
Manuel11875.7 years
Fruge9573.6 years
Young9376.4 years
Thibodeaux8971.2 years
Lejeune8773.3 years
Courville7971.9 years
Lafleur6572.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eunice, LA
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 49.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eunice, LA
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 25.3%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Eunice compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Eunice on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 (70535) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #100 (70535) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 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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