Houma is a city located in Terrebonne Parish Louisiana. Houma has a 2020 population of 31,874. Houma is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -5.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,632 in 2010.
The average household income in Houma is $71,456 with a poverty rate of 23.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $778 per month, and the median house value is $157,600. The median age in Houma is 36.8 years, 35.6 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Houmawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.55%.
92.13% of Houma residents speak only English, while 7.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Houma is Hispanic, with 55.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Houma is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.23%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Houma
97.08% of Houma residents were born in the United States, with 84.39% having been born in Louisiana. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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