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Montegut, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Montegut Census Designated Place had a population of 1,515 as of July 1, 2016. Montegut 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 Montegut is located at latitude 29.4406 and longitude -90.5608 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Montegut Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Montegut Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403301) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Montegut Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Terrebonne Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montegut 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 Montegut: Lower Terrebonne.

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


Total Population 1,515
Population in Households 1,514
Population in Familes 1,268
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 361
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 530
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 404
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 416 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $84,048
Average Home Value $113,849


Median Household Income $47,965
Average Household Income $62,753
Per Capita Income $21,717
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.03%
Households -0.03% 0.11%
Families -0.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Montegut, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montegut 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 # 234 51st
Population Density1 # 319 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 366 23rd
Median Household Income # 138 71st
Per Capita Income # 226 53rd

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