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Montegut, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Montegut Census Designated Place had a population of 1,535 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montegut: Lower Terrebonne.

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Montegut, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,535
Daytime Population: Workers 165
Daytime Population: Residents 1,110
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,534
Population in Familes 1,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $48,489
Average Household Income $63,141
Per Capita Income $21,763


Total Housing Units 629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $85,952
Average Home Value $112,530


Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 407
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% 0.08%
Households 0.08% 0.15%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 231 51st
Population Density # 311 35th
Diversity Index # 359 24th
Median Household Income # 145 70th
Per Capita Income # 246 48th

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