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Meraux is in Saint Bernard Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
The latitude of Meraux is 29.932N. The longitude is -89.949W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,192.
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16% of Meraux residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Meraux ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Meraux was $17,951, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Meraux residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Meraux, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $832.
Saint Bernard Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Meraux political report.
The average commute time for Meraux workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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