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Population (year 2000): 10,192
Males: 4,860 (47.7%), Females: 5,332 (52.3%)

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Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $45,732 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Meraux:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (28.8%), Italian (24.7%), German (19.1%), Irish (13.9%), English (5.7%), United States (4.0%).

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Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Meraux,

For population 25 years and over in Meraux

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meraux CDP

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

2.5% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orleans, LA New (10.1 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (375.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.4 miles Violet, LA (3.2 miles Chalmette, LA (4.5 miles Poydras, LA (5.9 miles Arabi, Chasse, LA Belle (7.6 miles LA (7.8 miles Terrytown, LA (8.3 miles Timberlane, LA (9.4 miles Gretna,

Latitude: 29.93 N, Longitude: 89.92 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Retail trade (13.3%), Manufacturing (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,201 (-31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 476 (9.9%)

Average climate in Meraux, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Meraux-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Meraux city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 tornado 38.4 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Meraux:
  • CHALMETTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; CHALMETTE, LA)
  • HEALTHWEST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; GRETNA, LA)
  • MEADOWCREST HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; GRETNA, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Meraux:
  • LAKEFRONT (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 24 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 45 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Meraux:
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 11 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • SLIDELL (about 29 miles; SLIDELL, LA; ID: ASD)

Amtrak station near Meraux:
  • 12 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meraux:
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,217)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 15 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 15 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
Private high school in Meraux:
  • ARCHBISHOP HANNAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 533; Location: 2501 ARCHBISHOP HANNAN BLVD; Grades: 8 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Meraux:
  • JOSEPH J. DAVIES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 937; Location: 4101 MISTROT DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • N.P. TRIST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 1 PIRATES COVE; Grades: 06 - 08)

Notable location: Docville Farm (A).

Shopping Centers: Meraux Plaza Shopping Center (1), Cypress Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Church in Meraux: Sinclair Church (A).

Park in Meraux: Borgnemouth Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Meraux compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Meraux:
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meraux:
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)

TV broadcast stations around Meraux:
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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