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The Village of Mermentau had a population of 693 as of July 1, 2016. Mermentau ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mermentau is located at latitude 30.188 and longitude -92.5838 in Acadia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mermentau (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Village of Mermentau (GNIS ID: 2407501) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Mermentau is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Acadia Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mermentau population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mermentau: Mentau, Mermenteau, Mermento, Mermenton, Nementau, Nemento, Nementou.

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Mermentau, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 693
Population in Households 693
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 325
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $71,914
Average Home Value $88,547


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $62,056
Per Capita Income $23,182
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.63%
Households 0.89% 0.85%
Families 1.7% 0.69%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mermentau, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mermentau to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 343 28th
Population Density1 # 331 30th
Diversity Index2 # 404 15th
Median Household Income # 116 76th
Per Capita Income # 170 64th

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