Houma, Louisiana

Population 33,700

Houma is located in Terrebonne Parish, LA. The population is 33,700, making Houma the largest city in Terrebonne Parish and the 10th largest city in the state of Louisiana.

There are 25 public schools in Houma with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Houma is high , and there are 318 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Houma is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Houma property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Houma include Bayou Cane, Presquille and Bayou Blue.

Houma Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 18.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.1%

Crime Rate

52.03% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 183
  • Violent Crimes: 638
  • Robbery: 67
  • Burglary: 516
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

81.06% Higher than national avg.
  • 318 offenders in Houma
  • 94.36 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

347 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 9
  • Registered Polluters: 9
  • Superfunds: 8
  • Tanks & Spills: 321


Very High 8.5%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 8.1%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

25 Public Schools view public schools

There are 25 K-12 public schools in Houma, LA and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Houma's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

318 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Houma, LA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$174,950 compared to December 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $708
  • 1 Bedroom: $714
  • 2 Bedrooms: $904
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,252
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,502

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Environmental Hazards

347 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1554/1594)
    Houma, LA has 97.49% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Houma, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.98 Average
    Houma, LA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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  • We're sorry! No Weather statistics found in our database.

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 54.23°
  • February 56.95°
  • March 63.7°
  • April 70.57°
  • May 77.23°
  • June 83.2°
  • July 83.73°
  • August 84.17°
  • September 80.28°
  • October 70.93°
  • November 62.23°
  • December 56.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Houma, LA

Houma, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Houma, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Houma, LA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Houma, LA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Houma, LA: $48,280


Unemployment in Houma is 8.5%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 8.1% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.06%
White Collar - 53.94%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Steve Scalise

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

38 FCC Towers view all

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