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Houma has the 906th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Houma area is 6.6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Houma has the 168th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Houma is below average at $45,120, and the median cost of a home in Houma is $150,100, which is below the national average. 16% of workers in Houma hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Houma. 81% of Houma workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Houma spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Terrebonne Business and Career Solutions Center

807 Barrow Street
PO Box 4236 (70361)
Houma, LA 70360