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-Water recreation
-Wildlife viewing
-Cultural interest


-Hurricane dislocations
-Heat and humidity
-Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Houma-Thibodaux Metro Area

Houma is the commercial and cultural center for a two-parish area comprising much of the Mississippi Delta extension south into the Gulf of Mexico south of the Mississippi River itself. Houma is deep in the marshlands just a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico and about 40 miles southwest of New Orleans. The swampy lowlands create the Venice-like canals and bayous for which the area is known.

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Quick Facts About Houma

    The unemployment rate in Houma is 7.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Houma jobs have Decreased by 4.20 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Houma's cost of living is 11.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Houma's population is 34,287 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.44 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Houma is $146,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 28.06%.
    Houma public schools spend $9,364 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Houma.

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Thanks Katrina

Houma used to be a clean nice place to live and very close to some of the best fishing in the world! However, since the black population has grown exponentially over... (Read More)



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