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The Village of Mer Rouge had a population of 623 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Mer Rouge is located at latitude 32.7751 and longitude -91.7926 in Morehouse Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mer Rouge encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Morehouse Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 92 feet.
The Village of Mer Rouge (GNIS ID: 2407500) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mer Rouge: Merrouge.
|Total Population||623 (100%)|
|Population in Households||612 (98.2%)|
|Population in Families||494 (79.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||11 ( 1.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$36,342|
|Average Household Income||$71,668|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,774|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||263 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||143 (54.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||92 (35.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||28 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$126,250|
|Average Home Value||$260,690|
|Housing Affordability Index3||188|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.13%|
|Per Capita Income||1.92%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.42%|
The table below compares Mer Rouge to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 353||26th|
|Population Density||# 255||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 306||36th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 176||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 91||81st|
|Diversity Index||# 190||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.