Meraux is a city located in St. Bernard Parish Louisiana. Meraux has a 2020 population of 7,007. Meraux is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 20.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,816 in 2010.
The average household income in Meraux is $76,096 with a poverty rate of 12.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $914 per month, and the median house value is $169,700. The median age in Meraux is 34.6 years, 36.1 years for males, and 34 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merauxwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.46%.
93.15% of Meraux residents speak only English, while 6.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Meraux is Asian, with 36.19% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Meraux is Hispanic, with 5.63% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.19%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Meraux
96.56% of Meraux residents were born in the United States, with 89.84% having been born in Louisiana. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.