Gueydan, LA

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Gueydan Profile


Overview

Gueydan is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,348 people and just one neighborhood, Gueydan is the 192nd largest community in Louisiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gueydan is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.84% of the Gueydan workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gueydan is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Gueydan who work in sales jobs (13.70%), management occupations (9.13%), and maintenance occupations (8.45%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Gueydan has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Gueydan has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gueydan than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gueydan may be for you.

As is often the case in a small town, Gueydan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Gueydan Demographics

In Gueydan, just 12.96% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Gueydan in 2018 was $22,676, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,704 for a family of four. However, Gueydan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gueydan is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Gueydan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gueydan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gueydan include French, French Canadian, Acadian/Cajun, German, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Gueydan is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to LA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Forked Island/e. Broussard Elem School
19635 Columbus Road
Abbeville, LA 70510
PK-08
Gueydan High School
901 Main Street
Gueydan, LA 70542
06-12
Jesse Owens Elementary School
203 Thirteenth Street
Gueydan, LA 70542
PK-05
Kaplan Elementary School
608 North Eleazar Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548
PK-04
Kaplan High School
200 East Pirate Lane
Kaplan, LA 70548
09-12
Rene A. Rost Middle School
112 West Sixth Street
Kaplan, LA 70548
04-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

VERMILION PARISH


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Louisiana

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Better than of LA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.1% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.2% 51.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 2.4%

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