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The Grand Coteau Historic District is one of the few primarily rural districts on the National Register of Historic Places. Grand Coteau is noted for its magnificent trees that form alleys, groves and gardens. Within the district there are over 70 structures designated as architecturally significant. Creole, French, Acadian, Anglo-American and Victorian styles are reflected in the houses, stores and religious institutions. Of special significances is this last category. Grand Coteau and Catholicism have been deeply connected for over 175 years. The Church and retreat centers continue to provide extensive spiritual and educational guidance for the community and visitors from afar.

Hear the story and visit the shrine of the Miracle of Grand Coteau at the Academy of the Sacred Heart, then stop to browse the antique and gift shops, or sample the local cuisine. The shops and restaurants, all housed in renovated historic buildings are a treat in themselves.

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Grand Coteau is home to one of the areas most progressive economic development districts. The town is located at the intersection of I-49 and State Hwy 93 which is one of the areas gateway to the cultural corridor. It is a tools that community area aggressively using to create a prosperous and inviting business district for those businesses want to locate in their area.Gaubert Oil is one of the major employers in the Grand Coteau area.

 

Grand Coteau

Population

Total Population

962

Population
Growth Rate

0.19%

Median Age

36

Diversity Index

52.500

Housing & Income

Households

369

Total Housing Units

437


Owner Occupied

232

Renter Occupied

137

Vacant

68

Median Home Value

$120,455


Average Home Value

$177,155

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.27%


Per Capita Income

0.95%

Income Projection

Median Household

$35,000 $39,672


Average Household

$68,286 $71,615


Per Capita

$25,304 $26,531

Workforce

Total Businesses

54

Total Employed

650

Workers 16+

382

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

2

Employed

8

Manufacturing

Businesses

2

Employed

22

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

4

Employed

87

Some
High School

48

Graduated
High School

293

Associates
Degree

45

Bachelor's
Degree

62

Graduate
Degree

34

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

220

Non-Resident Commuters

156

Drive Alone

326

Carpooled

41

Public

0

Work At Home

11


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