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Population (year 2000): 32,393. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,105 (-0.9% change)
Males: 15,768 (48.7%), Females: 16,625 (51.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $34,471 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Houma:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.6%)
  • Black (26.1%)
  • American Indian (4.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (20.6%), French Canadian (8.6%), United States (7.3%), German (6.1%), Irish (4.8%), English (4.2%).Louisiana

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles

Houma,

For population 25 years and over in Houma

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houma city

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

2.3% Foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,573 (+5.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA (43.3 miles Kenner, pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (52.4 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (320.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cane, LA (3.5 miles Bayou LA (7.9 miles Gray, LA (12.1 miles Raceland, LA (12.7 miles Lockport, LA (12.9 miles Chauvin, LA (12.9 miles Schriever, LA (13.2 miles Mathews, LA (13.6 miles Montegut,

Latitude: 29.59 N, Longitude: 90.72 W

Area code: 985


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,096 (+15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,465 (44.0%)


 

Crime in Houma by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 4 0 2 5
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 12.3 0.0 6.2 15.4
Rapes 27 15 15 28 25 26
    per 100,000 83.4 46.3 46.3 86.4 77.2 80.3
Robberies 80 60 70 70 61 76
    per 100,000 247.0 185.2 216.1 216.1 188.3 234.6
Assaults 351 360 343 288 268 346
    per 100,000 1083.6 1111.4 1058.9 889.1 827.3 1068.1
Burglaries 398 322 307 335 280 314
    per 100,000 1228.7 994.0 947.7 1034.2 864.4 969.3
Thefts 1,721 1,413 1,359 1,304 1,382 1,542
    per 100,000 5312.9 4362.1 4195.4 4025.6 4266.4 4760.3
Auto thefts 185 146 114 100 102 108
    per 100,000 571.1 450.7 351.9 308.7 314.9 333.4
668.4 576.5 569.8 535.3 515.4 616.5

Average climate in Houma, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Houma,

Houma-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Houma city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Vick King - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Feb 4, 1980), Aaron Scott - College basketball player (East Tenn. St. Buccaneers).

Main business address for: TRICO MARINE SERVICES INC (WATER TRANSPORTATION), GULF ISLAND FABRICATION INC (FABRICATED STRUCTURAL METAL PRODUCTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Houma:
  • LEONARD J CHAUBERT MEDICAL CENTER (1978 INDUSTRIAL BLVD)
  • PHYSICIANS SURGICAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (218 CORPORATE DRIVE)
  • TERREBONNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (8166 MAIN STREET)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Houma:
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 43 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 58 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 71 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Houma:
  • CHARLIE HAMMONDS (about 2 miles; HOUMA, LA; ID: 3L1)
  • HOUMA-TERREBONNE (about 6 miles; HOUMA, LA; ID: HUM)
  • THIBODAUX MUNICIPAL (about 13 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; ID: L83)

Amtrak station near Houma:
  • 13 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 24 $52,932 $26,466 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 175 $530,643 $36,386 11 $4,395
Police - Other 47 $105,003 $26,809 0 $0
Firefighters 52 $157,316 $36,303 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,548 $27,288 0 $0
Correction 168 $389,159 $27,797 7 $5,993
Streets and Highways 84 $175,331 $25,047 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 0 $0   1 $1,158
Welfare 5 $9,618 $23,083 0 $0
Health 8 $16,322 $24,483 1 $379
Hospitals 1307 $4,122,238 $37,847 158 $241,140
Solid Waste Management 14 $33,949 $29,099 0 $0
Sewerage 37 $86,532 $28,064 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 29 $75,606 $31,285 3 $3,184
Natural Resources 85 $159,698 $22,545 3 $611
Water Supply 83 $202,652 $29,299 0 $0
Electric Power 30 $79,901 $31,960 0 $0
Gas Supply 14 $33,478 $28,695 0 $0
Transit 20 $40,202 $24,121 1 $1,342
Local Libraries 41 $85,210 $24,939 29 $17,223
Other and Unallocable 21 $37,915 $21,665 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 22 $56,481 $30,807 0 $0
Financial Administration 71 $172,577 $29,167 0 $0
Other Government Administration 47 $142,230 $36,314 0 $0
Totals for Government 2386 $6,769,540 $34,046 214 $275,424
Colleges/Universities in Houma:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-L E FLETCHER CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 502; Location: 310 ST CHARLES ST; Public; Website: www.southla.tec.la.us)
  • SOUTH LOUISIANA BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 98; Location: 300 HOWARD AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houma:
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,244)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 49 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 49 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 50 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 51 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 55 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
Public high schools in Houma:
  • ELLENDER MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,179; Location: 3012 PATRIOT DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • TERREBONNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 930; Location: 7318 MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH/TVRC (Location: 3051 PATRIOT DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Houma:
  • VANDEBILT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 951; Location: 209 SOUTH HOLLYWOOD ROAD; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • HOUMA CHRN EL-HS (Students: 332; Location: 109 VALHI BLVD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ANNUNZIATA TUTORIAL CENTER (Students: 40; Location: 2323 ACADIAN DRIVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Houma:
  • EVERGREEN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,139; Location: 5000 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • HOUMA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,122; Location: 315 SAINT CHARLES STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • ACADIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 1020 SAADI STREET; Grades: PK - 04)
  • COTEAU-BAYOU BLUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 656; Location: 2550 COTEAU ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BAYOU BLUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 634; Location: 1916 BAYOU BLUE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MULBERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 621; Location: 450 COUGAR DRIVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BROADMOOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 1010 BROADMOOR AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • OAKLAWN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 602; Location: 2215 ACADIAN DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • OAKSHIRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 596; Location: 5459 VICARI STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LISA PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 595; Location: 6639 LISA PARK AVENUE; Grades: KG - 07)
Private primary/middle schools in Houma:
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES ELEM SCH (Students: 815; Location: 300 VERRET ST P O BOX 8034; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST BERNADETTE SOUBIROUS EL SCH (Students: 492; Location: 309 FUNDERBURK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST. GREGORY BARBARIGO ELEMENTA (Students: 243; Location: 441 6TH STREET; Grades: PK - 7)
  • MARIA IMMACOLATA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 324 ESTATE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 7)
  • ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 266 GABASSE STREET; Grades: PK - 7)
  • THE DEPAUL SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 131 ROSARY STREET; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Houma:
  • TERREBONNE PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,292,989; Location: 424 ROUSSELL STREET; 220,733 books; 2,978 audio materials; 4,038 video materials; 674 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Ellender High School contains grades 9-12

Notable locations in Houma: Houma Golf Course (A), United States Sugar Cane Experimental Station (B), East Houma Library (C), Dumas Auditorium (D), Saint Lucy Community Center (E), Houma City Hall (F), Terrebonne Parish Library (G), Terrebonne Parish Courthouse (H).

Shopping Center: Lynn Park Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Houma include: Saint John Church (A), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Bayou Black (A).

Parks in Houma include: Harmond Park (1), Houma Historic District (2), Legion Park (3), Williams Avenue Recreation Center (4), Shady Oak Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Houma compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Houma:
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Houma:
  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • K249DI (97.7 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Houma:
  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)

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