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Grand Coteau is in Saint Landry Parish, in the Opelousas-Eunice metro area.
The community name derives from French for great hill
The latitude of Grand Coteau is 30.419N. The longitude is -92.046W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,036.
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4% of Grand Coteau residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grand Coteau ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grand Coteau was $9,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Grand Coteau residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Grand Coteau include Grand Coteau Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Grand Coteau, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $201. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Saint Landry Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grand Coteau political report.
The average commute time for Grand Coteau workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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