Houma, Louisiana






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A Taste of Houma, Louisiana

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT HOUMA?

  1. Houma is a city in and the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and the largest principal city of the Houma–Bayou Cane–Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city's powers of government have been absorbed by the parish, which is now run by the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government. The population was 33,727 at the 2010 census, an increase of 1,334 over the 2000 tabulation of 32,393. The city is nearly two thirds white.

  2. Many unincorporated areas are adjacent to the city of Houma; the largest, Bayou Cane, is an urbanized area commonly referred to by locals as being part of Houma. It is not included in the city's census counts, and is a separate census-designated place. If the populations of the urbanized census-designated places were included with that of the city of Houma, the total would exceed 60,000 residents. The city was named after the historic Native American tribe of Houma people, believed to be related to the Choctaw. The United Houma Nation Tribe is recognized by the state of Louisiana, although it has not achieved federal recognition.

  3. Houma was rated as an "Affordable" city by Demographia's International Housing Survey.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $34,471, and the median income for a family was $40,679.

  5. Houma and the surrounding communities are steeped in Cajun tradition and culture, a creolization of Native American, Acadian and African traditions. The area is famous for its food, fishing, swamps, music, and hospitality. Houma is also known for its Mardi Gras festivities.

Radio Stations
WNKV 91.1 FM Norco, LA Christian Contemporary
WQUE 93.3 FM New Orleans, LA Hip Hop
WTIX 94.3 FM Galliano, LA Oldies
WEZB 97.1 FM New Orleans, LA Top-40
K249DI (WBSN) 97.7 FM Houma, LA Christian Contemporary
WYLD 98.5 FM New Orleans, LA Urban Contemporary
WRNO 99.5 FM New Orleans, LA News/Talk
WFMF 102.5 FM Baton Rouge, LA Top-40
WWL 105.3 FM Kenner, LA News/Talk
KBZE 105.9 FM Berwick, LA Urban Contemporary
KMEZ 106.7 FM Port Sulphur, LA Rhythmic Oldies

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Demographics of Houma, Louisiana

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

67.46%

26.12%

3.45%

0.71%

1.76%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Houma, Louisiana


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Anointed Touch -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1197 Barrow St, Houma, LA 70360 (985) 853-0079

  2. Le'Jenae International Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 7138 Park Avenue, Houma, Louisiana 70364 (985) 991-2074  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Bayeaux DJons -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   9892 East Main Street, Houma, Louisiana 70363 (985) 879-2072   - (visit website)

  2. C And B Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  7557 Main St, Houma, Louisiana 70360 (985) 873-9808

  3. Charlie's -  Category: American, Southern, Soul Food -  717 Hwy 182, Houma, Louisiana (985) 879-4400

  4. Norma's Kitchen -  Category: Barbecue, Cajun, Creole, Southern, Soul Food -  814 Grand Caillou Rd, Houma, Louisiana (985) 851-4074

  5. Top Hat -  Category: Southern, Soul Food -  7817 Main St, Houma, Louisiana (985) 580-1166

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