The City of Houma had a population of 35,052 as of July 1, 2017. Houma ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Houma is located at latitude 29.5787 and longitude -90.708 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Houma (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.
The City of Houma (GNIS ID: 2404734) has a C9 Census Class Code which indicates an inactive or nonfunctioning incorporated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "N" which identifies a NONFUNCTIONING LEGAL ENTITY.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Houma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Population in Households||34,789|
|Population in Familes||28,251|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||263|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||14,494 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,374 (57.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,978 (34.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,142 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$168,597|
|Average Home Value||$215,617|
|Median Household Income||$48,637|
|Average Household Income||$70,105|
|Per Capita Income||$26,721|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.8%|
|Per Capita Income||2.22%|
The table below compares Houma to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 11||98th|
|Population Density1||# 34||93rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 51||89th|
|Median Household Income||# 143||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 96||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.