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Church in Dulac after Hurricane Ike flooding
Church in Dulac after Hurricane Ike flooding
Dulac is located in Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Terrebonne
 • Total 18.15 sq mi (47.02 km2)
 • Land 15.99 sq mi (41.41 km2)
 • Water 2.17 sq mi (5.61 km2)
3 ft (0.9 m)
 • Total 1,241
 • Density 77.62/sq mi (29.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-21940

Dulac is a census-designated place (CDP) in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,458 at the 2000 census. It is part of the HoumaBayou CaneThibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Dulac is located at 29°23′5″N 90°41′49″W / 29.38472°N 90.69694°W / 29.38472; -90.69694 (29.384672, -90.696891). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 26.4 square miles (68 km2), of which 21.4 square miles (55 km2) is land and 5.0 square miles (13 km2) (18.83%) is water.


2000 Census data

Largest ancestries (2000) Percent
Houma 27.8%
French France 22.5%
French Canadian France Canada 8.9%
American United States 6.0%
Italian Italy 4.5%
English England 3.3%
Irish Republic of Ireland 1.9%
Polish Poland 0.5%
German Germany 0.4%
Welsh Wales 0.4%

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,458 people, 768 households, and 609 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 114.8 people per square mile (44.3/km²). There were 1,063 housing units at an average density of 49.6 per square mile (19.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 53.99% White, 2.48% African American, 39.42% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.49% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 768 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.55.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,900, and the median income for a family was $23,650. Males had a median income of $24,815 versus $17,045 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,785. About 27.8% of families and 30.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.8% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.

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