Maurice is a village in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 642 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Abbeville Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Maurice is located at 30°6′26″N 92°7′26″W / 30.10722°N 92.12389°W / 30.10722; -92.12389 (30.107171, -92.123977).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 642 people, 257 households, and 177 families residing in the village. The population density was 315.0 inhabitants per square mile (121.5/km²). There were 276 housing units at an average density of 135.4 per square mile (52.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 79.13% White, 19.63% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.78% Asian, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population. In 2005, 74.8% of the population over the age of five spoke English at home, and 25.2% of the population spoke French or Cajun.
There were 257 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the village, the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $29,306, and the median income for a family was $32,841. Males had a median income of $28,571 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,051. About 16.6% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.5% of those under age 18 and 21.8% of those age 65 or over.
Maurice Louisiana neighborhoods include: Adola, Beau Rd – Claude Rd, Indian Bayou, Maurice, North Vermilion, River Road/Steamboat Cove, Village Park / Rue Des Cannes