Mer Rouge, LA

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Mer Rouge Profile


Overview

Mer Rouge is a tiny village located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 584 people and just one neighborhood, Mer Rouge is the 252nd largest community in Louisiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mer Rouge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mer Rouge is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mer Rouge who work in management occupations (13.29%), office and administrative support (12.72%), and farm management occupations (9.83%).

You will also find that a lot of people in Mer Rouge work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.

Also of interest is that Mer Rouge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Mer Rouge, even though it is a small village, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, village who have a need for low-cost transportation.

Mer Rouge Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Mer Rouge rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.39% of adults 25 and older in Mer Rouge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Mer Rouge in 2010 was $28,194, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,776 for a family of four. However, Mer Rouge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mer Rouge is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Mer Rouge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mer Rouge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mer Rouge include German, Scots-Irish, Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Mer Rouge is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.



Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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 Q2 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mer Rouge 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 5.66

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Mer Rouge 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 32.98

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Mer Rouge 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 34

Neighborhood Public School Data

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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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.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to LA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Morehouse Magnet School
909 Larche Lane
Bastrop, LA, 71220
PK-08
Henry V. Adams Elementary School
804 Kammell Street
Bastrop, LA, 71220
PK-03
Bastrop High School
402 Highland Avenue
Bastrop, LA, 71220
08-12
Morehouse Junior High School
1001 West Madison Avenue
Bastrop, LA, 71220
04-07
Cherry Ridge Elementary School
6281 Cherry Ridge Road
Bastrop, LA, 71220
PK-02
Delta Jr. High School
7661 Mer Rouge/Collinston Road
Mer Rouge, LA, 71261
KG-08
Oak Hill Elementary School
630 Collinston Road
Bastrop, LA, 71220
03-05
Pine Grove Elementary School
7261 Pine Grove Loop
Bastrop, LA, 71220
PK-03
Morehouse Alternative School
7661 Mer Rouge/Collinston Rd
Mer Rouge, LA, 71261
06-08
Beekman Charter School
15190 Am Baker Road
Bastrop, LA, 71220
PK-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.9% 58.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.9% 53.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.6%

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