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Montegut, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Montegut Census Designated Place had a population of 1,535 as of July 1, 2018. 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 29.4744 and longitude -90.557 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Montegut Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montegut: Lower Terrebonne.

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Montegut, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,535
Population in Households 1,534
Population in Familes 1,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $47,986
Average Household Income $62,187
Per Capita Income $21,197


Total Housing Units 627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $91,239
Average Home Value $118,913


Total Households 530
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 403
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.04% 0.04%
Households -0.02% 0.04%
Families -0.12% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

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, 2018 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 # 233 51st
Population Density # 313 34th
Diversity Index # 362 24th
Median Household Income # 136 72nd
Per Capita Income # 269 43rd

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