Houma, Louisiana 

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Population

33,784

+0.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$47,212

Median Home Price

$160,200

Best Places to Live in Houma, Louisiana

Small town complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta, 35 miles south of New Orleans. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Houma, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Water recreation
-Wildlife viewing
-Cultural interest
Cons
-Hurricane dislocations
-Heat and humidity
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in Houma
 $100,000 
128 Ruth St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1176 SqFt
 $159,000 
200 Kraemer St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2648 SqFt
 $560,000 
1907 Polk St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 5354 SqFt

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

City: Houma
Zip Codes: 70360 70363
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Houma is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Houma jobs have decreased by 0.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Houma's cost of living is 12.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Houma's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Houma, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Terrebonne parish voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Houma's population is 33,784 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Houma is $160,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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Housing Market in Houma

It's a good time to buy in Houma. Home Appreciation is up 1.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Houma Real Estate

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Reviews for Houma   4 Reviews
Living in Houma - 1/31/2018
I lived in Houma from 2 years of age until 61. If you love fishing, eating fried/boiled seafood, and enjoy hot humid weather, this is your town. Except for having easy... Read More

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Southern boredom - 8/23/2009
Houma has absolutely nothing to... Read More

Climate - 9/18/2008
Hot summers; significant hurricanes and tropical storms about once every 5... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HOUMA, LOUISIANA
70360 70363

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NEW LISTINGS IN HOUMA
$100,000
128 Ruth St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$159,000
200 Kraemer St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$560,000
1907 Polk St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$369,900
1604 Harvest Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$67,000
136 Adoue St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$150,000
813 Mire St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$189,900
368 T Leigh Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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