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Area Code 985 Detailed Profile

Area Code 985 Summary
Area code 985 is assigned to Louisiana
Latitude: 30.059809
Longitude: -90.357635
Population: 749,450
Area: 4326.76 sq. miles
Land: 4222.37 sq. miles
Water: 104.38 sq. miles
Population Density: 177.49 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 43.3 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 985 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 500,000
New Orleans (525,393)
   
Cities with population over 50,000
Houma (75,283)
Slidell (75,979)
  
Towns with population under 50,000
Abita Springs (5,143)
Amite (12,266)
Angie (6,444)
Belle Chasse (12,130)
Berwick (4,418)
Bogalusa (20,787)
Boothville (291)
Bourg (4,780)
Boutte (2,211)
Buras (6,383)
Bush (4,625)
Chauvin (6,990)
Covington (34,587)
Cut Off (13,053)
Des Allemands (4,173)
Destrehan (12,763)
Dulac (2,328)
Edgard (2,658)
Empire (525)
Fluker (500)
Folsom (6,068)
Franklinton (14,996)
Galliano (4,738)
Garyville (2,424)
Gibson (2,547)
Golden Meadow (3,318)
Grand Isle (1,541)
Gray (6,236)
Hahnville (2,792)
Hammond (38,862)
Husser (359)
Independence (9,551)
Kentwood (9,809)
La Place (30,462)
Labadieville (2,706)
Lacombe (9,165)
Larose (19)
Lockport (10,032)
Loranger (4,806)
Luling (11,577)
Madisonville (3,916)
Mandeville (39,925)
Mathews (79)
Montegut (4,600)
Morgan City (21,807)
Mount Hermon (2,264)
Napoleonville (7,624)
Natalbany (175)
Norco (3,558)
Paincourtville (118)
Paradis (1,516)
Patterson (7,078)
Pearl River (10,988)
Pierre Part (6,820)
Plattenville (486)
Pointe A La Hache (622)
Ponchatoula (19,766)
Port Sulphur (3,933)
Raceland (13,765)
Reserve (7,416)
Robert (1,339)
Roseland (2,944)
Saint Rose (6,595)
Schriever (4,340)
Sun (152)
Talisheek (201)
Tangipahoa (533)
Thibodaux (39,805)
Tickfaw (6,455)
Venice (460)

Area Code 985 Demographics

Area Code 985 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Male364,78548.67 %48.40 %49.04 %
Female384,66551.33 %51.60 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.95-0.940.96
Total Population749,450100.00 %--
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Area Code 985 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years53,2937.11 %7.10 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years58,0097.74 %7.54 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years60,5718.08 %7.79 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years62,3598.32 %8.19 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years49,8266.65 %7.29 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years97,71613.04 %13.45 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years122,43716.34 %15.48 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years102,17213.63 %13.12 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years35,8554.78 %4.67 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years28,0413.74 %3.81 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years44,8645.99 %6.33 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years26,1683.49 %3.92 %4.38 %
85 years and over8,1391.09 %1.31 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)34.5-35.037.7
18 years and over539,80572.03 %72.71 %74.27 %
Male
257,83934.40 %34.45 %35.85 %
Female
281,96637.62 %38.25 %38.42 %
21 years and over503,80667.22 %67.78 %69.92 %
62 years and over95,07512.69 %13.77 %14.65 %
65 years and over79,17110.56 %11.57 %12.42 %
Male
32,8644.39 %4.66 %5.12 %
Female
46,3076.18 %6.91 %7.30 %
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Area Code 985 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
One race740,93998.86 %98.92 %97.55 %
White
559,85374.70 %63.91 %75.21 %
Black or African American
160,67721.44 %32.49 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
9,7201.30 %0.57 %0.87 %
Asian
5,9890.80 %1.23 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
8930.12 %0.19 %0.59 %
Chinese
8810.12 %0.17 %0.85 %
Filipino
6400.09 %0.10 %0.65 %
Japanese
2260.03 %0.03 %0.28 %
Korean
2530.03 %0.06 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,6070.35 %0.55 %0.39 %
Other Asian
4890.07 %0.13 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1390.02 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
530.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
460.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
210.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
190.00 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
4,5610.61 %0.70 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)15,4952.07 %2.41 %13.70 %
Mexican
5,3260.71 %0.72 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1,2900.17 %0.17 %2.46 %
Cuban
1,1720.16 %0.19 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,7071.03 %1.33 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino733,95597.93 %97.59 %86.30 %
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Area Code 985 Social Profile

Area Code 985 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school214,270100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
14,8656.94 %7.05 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
11,3875.31 %5.45 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
99,92146.63 %44.95 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
48,43122.60 %22.25 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
39,66618.51 %20.31 %22.81 %
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Area Code 985 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over465,569100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
48,55110.43 %9.28 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
72,25815.52 %15.90 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
153,62233.00 %32.39 %28.63 %
High school or higher
344,76074.05 %74.82 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
88,82119.08 %20.23 %21.05 %
Associate degree
16,0933.46 %3.45 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
57,32712.31 %12.25 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
86,22418.52 %18.74 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
28,8976.21 %6.49 %8.86 %
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Area Code 985 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported729,109100.00 %--
Arab1,7420.24 %0.33 %0.42 %
Czech1,1280.15 %0.13 %0.59 %
Danish8880.12 %0.10 %0.50 %
Dutch4,3720.60 %0.61 %1.58 %
English43,0205.90 %5.63 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)129,47417.76 %13.19 %2.90 %
French Canadian38,9745.35 %4.35 %0.85 %
German69,8789.58 %7.63 %14.93 %
Greek1,1320.16 %0.14 %0.40 %
Hungarian1,3260.18 %0.11 %0.49 %
Irish61,0218.37 %7.63 %10.65 %
Italian49,6296.81 %4.73 %5.47 %
Lithuanian3630.05 %0.04 %0.23 %
Norwegian2,3540.32 %0.28 %1.56 %
Polish4,6110.63 %0.46 %3.12 %
Portuguese6890.09 %0.06 %0.41 %
Russian1,1730.16 %0.17 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish7,8071.07 %1.28 %1.50 %
Scottish7,0720.97 %0.92 %1.70 %
Slovak2650.04 %0.03 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African4,4680.61 %0.77 %0.62 %
Swedish2,2150.30 %0.28 %1.39 %
Swiss5820.08 %0.08 %0.32 %
Ukrainian3560.05 %0.04 %0.31 %
United States or American76,46710.49 %10.86 %7.18 %
Welsh1,9740.27 %0.24 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6760.09 %0.14 %0.65 %
Other ancestries215,45329.55 %39.77 %31.89 %
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Area Code 985 Economy

Area Code 985 Employment

GroupNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over564,886100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
270,24947.84 %47.49 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
294,63752.16 %52.51 %51.68 %
In labor force
337,52159.75 %59.40 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
185,43254.94 %52.94 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
152,08945.06 %47.06 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
336,05759.49 %58.86 %63.10 %
Employed
315,83755.91 %54.55 %59.39 %
Unemployed
20,2203.58 %4.31 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.99 %7.25 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1,4640.26 %0.53 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
227,36540.25 %40.60 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers245,39877.70 %76.21 %78.40 %
Government workers48,95115.50 %17.43 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business20,5346.50 %6.06 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers9540.30 %0.30 %0.31 %
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Area Code 985 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations94,39529.89 %29.90 %33.60 %
Service occupations47,61615.08 %16.70 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations83,37526.40 %26.76 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3,1781.01 %0.81 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations40,61212.86 %11.70 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations46,66114.77 %14.12 %14.63 %
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Area Code 985 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining16,6075.26 %4.22 %1.87 %
Construction28,0508.88 %7.88 %6.80 %
Manufacturing33,02310.46 %10.12 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade11,9183.77 %3.52 %3.60 %
Retail trade39,92612.64 %11.90 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities18,5285.87 %5.33 %5.19 %
Information5,8121.84 %1.97 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing16,8465.33 %5.69 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services23,3717.40 %7.59 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services65,24520.66 %21.72 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services25,4448.06 %9.11 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)15,6394.95 %5.20 %4.88 %
Public administration15,4284.88 %5.76 %4.83 %
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Area Code 985 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Households270,268100.00 %1,655,384106,788,273
Less than $10,000
37,03313.70 %15.57 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
20,8367.71 %8.57 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
37,65113.93 %14.99 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
34,93612.93 %13.48 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
43,13515.96 %15.73 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
49,00218.13 %16.57 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
23,7928.80 %7.65 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
15,5585.76 %4.84 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
3,9091.45 %1.18 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
4,4161.63 %1.42 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$34,499.88-$30,459.91$39,349.33
Average household size2.76-2.642.58
Average income per member of household$12,489.55-$11,530.85$15,252.86
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Area Code 985 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over310,436100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
242,76678.20 %78.11 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
43,04313.87 %13.63 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
3,7531.21 %2.36 %4.73 %
Walked
6,9492.24 %2.20 %2.94 %
Other means
5,8541.89 %1.55 %1.20 %
Worked at home
8,0712.60 %2.15 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.6222 minutes-29.5 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 985 Housing

Area Code 985 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units300,270100.00 %1,843,746117,282,697
Occupied housing units
270,37690.04 %89.73 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
204,37668.06 %60.95 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
66,00021.98 %28.78 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
29,8949.96 %10.27 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
7,4232.47 %2.07 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.38 %-1.72 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate8.82 %-9.00 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.81-2.672.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.58-2.542.45
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Area Code 985 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units300,406100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
205,74168.49 %64.11 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
7,7962.60 %3.84 %5.68 %
2 units
11,3143.77 %4.04 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
10,1113.37 %4.53 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
5,9231.97 %3.09 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
3,0261.01 %2.16 %3.99 %
20 or more units
6,7462.25 %4.94 %8.59 %
Mobile home
48,59516.18 %13.02 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,1540.38 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Area Code 985 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units300,406100.00 %--
1 room
2,4770.82 %1.26 %2.21 %
2 rooms
10,0333.34 %4.08 %4.88 %
3 rooms
22,8477.61 %9.53 %10.06 %
4 rooms
51,93017.29 %17.97 %15.95 %
5 rooms
76,26325.39 %25.38 %20.92 %
6 rooms
59,73519.88 %19.58 %18.39 %
7 rooms
37,38212.44 %11.20 %11.98 %
8 rooms
21,4317.13 %6.08 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
18,3086.09 %4.93 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.2-5.15.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units270,345100.00 %--
1.00 or less
258,18295.50 %85.03 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
8,3363.08 %3.10 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
3,8271.42 %1.58 %2.54 %
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Area Code 985 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas114,42938.09 %42.08 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas11,8583.95 %4.41 %5.96 %
Electricity140,96646.93 %41.99 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.4650.15 %0.13 %8.06 %
Coal or coke150.00 %0.00 %0.12 %
Wood1,5470.51 %0.68 %1.51 %
Solar energy180.01 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel1620.05 %0.10 %0.35 %
No fuel used8850.29 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Area Code 985 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units153,602100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
21,79914.19 %19.55 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
64,41941.94 %42.70 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
33,81722.02 %20.12 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
17,15811.17 %9.10 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
11,2637.33 %5.51 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
3,6682.39 %2.17 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1,2180.79 %0.69 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
2600.17 %0.15 %0.56 %
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Area Code 985 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage93,20560.68 %59.75 %69.56 %
Less than $300
9320.61 %1.05 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
8,1045.28 %6.94 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
19,15212.47 %13.55 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
30,16619.64 %18.94 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
23,22815.12 %13.15 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
7,2144.70 %3.68 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
4,4092.87 %2.46 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged60,39739.32 %40.25 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent69,68945.37 %45.67 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent24,98616.27 %16.03 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent17,43711.35 %10.98 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent10,6916.96 %6.96 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent6,8324.45 %4.45 %6.01 %
35 percent or more21,52314.01 %14.23 %15.91 %
Not computed2,4441.59 %1.68 %0.85 %
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Area Code 985 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units64,892100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
3,9276.05 %8.13 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
5,1517.94 %9.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
22,18234.18 %34.43 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
18,36828.31 %28.67 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
4,9867.68 %6.99 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,8032.78 %2.24 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
6881.06 %0.70 %2.89 %
No cash rent
7,78712.00 %9.65 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)34,52053.20 %36.65 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent12,61619.44 %18.63 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent7,92812.22 %12.51 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent6,95810.72 %10.83 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent5,1057.87 %8.57 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent3,8175.88 %6.19 %7.32 %
35 percent or more18,49928.51 %29.85 %29.47 %
Not computed9,96915.36 %13.43 %7.77 %

Area Code 985 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentLouisiana Avg.National Avg.
None24,6118.19 %10.63 %9.57 %
194,34731.41 %33.23 %31.22 %
2112,22437.36 %34.09 %34.76 %
3 or more39,16313.04 %11.76 %15.45 %
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