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Maurice, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Maurice is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Vermilion Parish at latitude 30.1035 and longitude -92.121. Vermilion Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Maurice, but most people and references simply refer to it as Maurice, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Maurice indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Maurice (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Maurice, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,180
Population in Households 1,180
Population in Familes 997
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 556
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 342
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $144,366
Average Home Value $168,651


Median Household Income $52,542
Average Household Income $61,904
Per Capita Income $22,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 4.87% 2.33%
Households 4.58% 2.39%
Families 5.9% 2.18%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.


Maurice, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maurice 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 260 45th
Population Density1 # 249 48th
Diversity Index2 # 346 27th
Median Household Income # 70 85th
Per Capita Income # 145 70th

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