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The City of Houma had a population of 33,533 as of July 1, 2020. 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 29.5958 and longitude -90.7195 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Houma 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.
|Total Population||33,533 (100%)|
|Population in Households||33,270 (99.2%)|
|Population in Families||26,971 (80.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||263 ( 0.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$48,471|
|Average Household Income||$72,285|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,322|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||14,185 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,166 (57.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,614 (32.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,406 ( 9.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$172,515|
|Average Home Value||$219,690|
|Housing Affordability Index3||176|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.2%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.23%|
The table below compares Houma 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||# 12||98th|
|Population Density||# 35||93rd|
|Median Household Income||# 157||67th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 140||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 122||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 55||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.