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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

936

Population
Growth Rate

-0.11%

Median Age

37

Diversity Index

52.900

Housing & Income

Households

363

Total Housing Units

433


Owner Occupied

227

Renter Occupied

136

Vacant

70

Median Home Value

$142,347


Average Home Value

$206,659

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.05%


Per Capita Income

2.45%

Income Projection

Median Household

$36,571 $40,097


Average Household

$57,701 $64,956


Per Capita

$21,284 $24,024

Workforce

Total Businesses

42

Total Employed

441

Workers 16+

311

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

160

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

78

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

78

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

7

Employed

55

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

30

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

8

Employed

23

Some
High School

77

Graduated
High School

257

Associates
Degree

38

Bachelor's
Degree

71

Graduate
Degree

39

Average Commute Time

22 min.



Resident Commuters

150

Non-Resident Commuters

156

Drive Alone

262

Carpooled

21

Public

0

Work At Home

16


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