The Meraux Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. Bernard Parish at latitude 29.9276 and longitude -89.9193. St. Bernard Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.
The formal official name is the Meraux Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Meraux, Louisiana.
The U5 Census Class Code for Meraux indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
The formal boundaries for the Meraux Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Meraux: Melonie.
|Population in Households||6,990|
|Population in Familes||5,932|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.93|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,839 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,931 (68.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||454 (16.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||454 (16.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$126,547|
|Average Home Value||$135,344|
|Median Household Income||$52,008|
|Average Household Income||$64,264|
|Per Capita Income||$21,923|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.42%|
|Per Capita Income||1.44%|
The table below compares Meraux to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 89||81st|
|Population Density1||# 72||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 174||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 76||84th|
|Per Capita Income||# 178||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.