U.S. Beacon July 19, 2019

Gueydan, LA

Vermilion County, Louisiana

Latitude: 30.027123     Longitude: -92.507449
Population 1,603 (2005)
Elevation of Gueydan, Louisiana: 11 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2232055, place: Gueydan town, Louisiana)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 354 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 18 (5.08%)
Kindergarten: 25 (7.06%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 184 (51.98%)
High school (grades 9-12): 97 (27.4%)
College or graduate school: 30 (8.47%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 1,033 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 208 (20.14%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 187 (18.1%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 421 (40.76%)
Some college, no degree: 116 (11.23%)
Associate degree: 11 (1.06%)
Bachelor's degree: 61 (5.91%)
Graduate or professional degree: 29 (2.81%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 61.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 1,253 (100%)
Never married: 257 (20.51%)
Now married, except separated: 681 (54.35%)
Separated: 23 (1.84%)
Total Widowed: 136 (10.85%)
Widowed Female: 113 (9.02%)
Total Divorced: 156 (12.45%)
Divorced Female: 115 (9.18%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 38 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 22 (57.89%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 1,184 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 142 (11.99%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 381 (100%)
--With a disability: 20 (5.25%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 744 (100%)
--With a disability: 223 (29.97%)
----Percent employed: 53.4%
--No disability: 521 (70.03%)
----Percent employed: 66%
Population 65 years and over: 288 (100%)
--With a disability: 155 (53.82%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 1,480 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 976 (65.95%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 497 (33.58%)
--Same county: 328 (22.16%)
--Different county: 169 (11.42%)
----Same state: 125 (8.45%)
----Different state: 44 (2.97%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 7 (0.47%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 1,586 (100%)
Native: 1,582 (99.75%)
--Born in United States: 1,581 (100%)
----State of residence: 1,485 (93.63%)
----Different state: 96 (6.05%)
--Born outside United States: 1 (0.06%)
Foreign born: 4 (0.25%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 0 (0%)
--Naturalized citizen: 4 (0.25%)
--Not a citizen: 0 (0%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 4 (100%)
Europe: 2 (50%)
Asia: 2 (50%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 0 (0%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 1,480 (100%)
English only: 1,141 (77.09%)
Language other than English: 339 (22.91%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 83 (5.61%)
--Spanish: 4 (0.27%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 333 (22.5%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 81 (5.47%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 2 (0.14%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2 (0.14%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 1,586 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 1,261% (79.51%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 2 (0.13%)
English: 71 (4.48%)
French (except Basque): 235 (14.82%)
French Canadian: 215 (13.56%)
German: 54 (3.4%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 28 (1.77%)
Italian: 22 (1.39%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 0 (0%)
Polish: 0 (0%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 6 (0.38%)
Scottish: 3 (0.19%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 2 (0.13%)
Swedish: 2 (0.13%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 325 (20.49%)
Welsh: 2 (0.13%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 294 (18.54%)

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