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Thibodaux is in Lafourche Parish, in the Houma-Bayou Cane metro area.
It is the parish seat.
The community was named for Henry Thibodaux, landowner.
The latitude of Thibodaux is 29.795N. The longitude is -90.822W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,463.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Thibodaux demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lafourche Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houma area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70301 ZIP code.
7% of Thibodaux residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thibodaux ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thibodaux was $16,966, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Thibodaux residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Thibodaux, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.
Libraries in Thibodaux include Lafourche Parish Library Utley Memorial Branc ... View libraries
Newspapers in Thibodaux include Thibodaux Daily Comet
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KTLN.
Lafourche Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thibodaux political report.
The average commute time for Thibodaux workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Thibodaux between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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