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Louisiana > All counties > Union Parish > Bernice Town
Bernice, LA

Town
Population 2000: 1,809
Square miles: 3.17



2000 CENSUS DATA
BERNICE LA US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 788
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 226 28.7 28.7 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.62 2.41 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.49 4.20 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.13 1.09 1.19
Median year structure was built 1976 1971 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 192 365 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 158 367 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 29 12.8 15.8 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 22 26 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 432 54.8 60.9 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.48 2.72 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.65 5.96 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.74 1.62 1.64
Median year structure was built 1968 1974 1971
Median year householder moved in 1985 1990 1991
Median value ($) 43,800 77,500 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 149 34.5 45.9 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 13 3.0 7.9 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 25,000 59,900 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 564 816 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 221 232 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk