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Duson is in Lafayette Parish, in the Lafayette metro area. (The community straddles Lafayette and Acadia parishes; ePodunk links to the parish with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Duson is 30.235N. The longitude is -92.185W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,657.
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2% of Duson residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Duson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Duson was $10,520, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Duson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Duson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $192. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $568.
Libraries in Duson include Duson Branch ... View libraries
Lafayette Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Duson political report.
The average commute time for Duson workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Duson include Super 8.
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