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   (County: Tangipahoa Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Independence Town, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 9 years : 39

10 to 14 years : 57

15 to 17 years : 100

18 and 19 years : 100

20 years : 42

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 33

25 to 29 years : 68

30 to 34 years : 46

35 to 39 years : 33

40 to 44 years : 76

45 to 49 years : 62

50 to 54 years : 48

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 34

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 17

70 to 74 years : 49

75 to 79 years : 9

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 14

Female:

Under 5 years : 46

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 52

15 to 17 years : 13

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 20

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 16

25 to 29 years : 62

30 to 34 years : 36

35 to 39 years : 48

40 to 44 years : 27

45 to 49 years : 84

50 to 54 years : 111

55 to 59 years : 75

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 19

65 and 66 years : 30

67 to 69 years : 41

70 to 74 years : 29

75 to 79 years : 52

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 22


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,411

Multiple ancestry : 268

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 124


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,751

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 6

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 11

Not a U.S. citizen : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 53

5 to 17 years : 304

18 to 24 years : 238

25 to 34 years : 212

35 to 44 years : 184

45 to 54 years : 305

55 to 59 years : 98

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 53

65 to 74 years : 182

75 years and over : 138

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 48

5 to 17 years : 297

18 to 24 years : 219

25 to 34 years : 179

35 to 44 years : 146

45 to 54 years : 196

55 to 59 years : 85

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 53

65 to 74 years : 138

75 years and over : 117

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 19

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 38

45 to 54 years : 90

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 44

75 years and over : 21

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 27

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 741

Female : 753

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 105

Female : 152

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 6

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 38

Female : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 843

Born in other state in the United States : 215

Native: born outside the United States : 6

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 484

Now married, except separated : 424

Divorced : 159

Separated : 40

Widowed : 154

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 20

Now married, except separated : 170

Divorced : 18

Separated : 4

Widowed : 34

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 27

Now married, except separated : 19

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 1,640

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 27

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 19


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Independence Town, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 611   (36.9%)
  • Italian: 508   (30.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 160   (9.7%)
  • Irish: 132   (8.0%)
  • German: 102   (6.2%)
  • English: 49   (3.0%)
  • United States Or American: 28   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 12   (0.7%)
  • Polish: 11   (0.7%)
  • Subsaharan African: 11   (0.7%)
  • European: 7   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 6   (0.4%)
  • British: 3   (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 3   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Independence Town, Louisiana is 1,803



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Independence Town, Louisiana: 890
Female Population in Independence Town, Louisiana: 913


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Independence Town, Louisiana: 28.5
Median Female Resident Age in Independence Town, Louisiana: 49.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Independence Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

43.3

Male

41.3

Female

45.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.8

Male

25.8

Female

32.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

23.5

Male

25.5

Female

9.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.5

Male

36.0

Female

30.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.3

Male

24.5

Female

19.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

9.5

Male

5.7

Female

23.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.5

Male

28.0

Female

24.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.2

Male

41.7

Female

45.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Independence Town, Louisiana


  • White: 1,064
  • African American: 660
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 69
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 10



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Independence Town, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Independence Town, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (1.37%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (1.14%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 29   (6.61%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (6.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 24   (5.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (4.33%)
  • 11th Grade: 41   (9.34%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 23   (5.24%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 156   (35.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 20   (4.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 49   (11.16%)
  • Associate Degree: 2   (0.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23   (5.24%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (1.59%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (1.59%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.72%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.9%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (3.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 39   (7.01%)
  • 9th Grade: 24   (4.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 30   (5.4%)
  • 11th Grade: 66   (11.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 29   (5.22%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 201   (36.15%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 28   (5.04%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 41   (7.37%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (1.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 35   (6.29%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (3.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Independence Town, Louisiana

  • Independence Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: P O Box 190, Independence, LA 70443, Phone: (985) 878-4946, Students: 448 )

  • Independence Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: P O Box 97, Independence, LA 70443, Phone: (985) 878-4376, Students: 348 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Independence Town, Louisiana

  • Independence High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: P O Box 10, Independence, LA 70443, Phone: (985) 878-9436, Students: 526 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Independence Town, Louisiana

  • Mater Dolorosa Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 380, Independence, LA 70443, Phone: (985) 878-4295, Students: 148 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Independence Town, Louisiana

  • Independence Branch


    290 South Pine Street, Independence, LA 70443

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Independence Town, Louisiana


  • 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum


    217 North Main, Independence, MO 64050

  • 1908 Courthouse Foundation Inc


    Po Box 336, Independence, VA 24348
    http://www.historic1908courthouse.org

  • Balkan Heritage Preservation Foundation


    2 Summit Park Drive Suite 150, Independence, OH 44131

  • Bingham-waggoner Historical Society


    Po Box 1163, Independence, MO 64055

  • Buchanan County Historical Society


    Po Box 321, Independence, IA 50644

  • Caney Valley Antique Power Association


    2634 Cr 3350, Independence, KS 67301

  • Canterbury Heritage Foundation Co


    4200 Rockside Rd Ste 300, Independence, OH 44131

  • Carson & Colorado Railway Inc


    Po Box 194, Independence, CA 93526

  • Center For The Study Of The Korean War


    1401 W Truman Rd, Independence, MO 64050

  • Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society


    Po Box 311074, Independence, OH 44131

  • Eastern California Museum


    , Independence, CA 93526

  • Friends Of Cedar Rock


    2611 Quasqueton Diag Blvd, Independence, IA 50644

  • Friends Of Chicago & Alton Depot Of Independence Mo


    C/o Lloyd J Briggs 3517 S Pleasant, Independence, MO 64055

  • Friends Of Pennytown Historic Site


    5101 S Cedar Crest Ct, Independence, MO 64055
    http://www.penntownchurchcom

  • Friends Of Sugar Creek


    606 N Sterling Ave, Independence, MO 64054

  • Friends Of The National Frontier Trails Museum


    318 West Pacific, Independence, MO 64050
    http://ci.independence.mo.us/nftm/joinus.as

  • Friends Ofritner Creek Bridge


    593 E Street, Independence, OR 97351

  • Grayson County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 529, Independence, VA 24348
    http://www.graysonvahistsoc.com/inde

  • Grayson County Virginia Heritage Foundation


    Po Box 679, Independence, VA 24348

  • Heartland Acres Agribition Center Inc


    2600 Swan Lake Blvd, Independence, IA 50644
    http://www.heartlandacresusa.com

  • Heritage Museum Society


    Po Box 7, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Historic Jazz Foundation


    16301 E Pacific Ave, Independence, MO 64050

  • Independence Heritage Museum


    112 South 3rd Street, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Independence Historical Museum


    123 N 8th St, Independence, KS 67301

  • Independence Historical Society Inc


    6675 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH 44131

  • Independence Museum


    123 N 8th St, Independence, KS 67301
    http://www.independencehistoricalmuseum.org

  • Independence Science And Technology Center


    125 S Penn Ave, Independence, KS 67301

  • Jackson County Historical Society


    Po Box 4241, Independence, MO 64055

  • Leila's Hair Museum


    1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
    http://www.hairwork.com

  • Little House On The Paririe Museum Inc


    2507 Cr 3000, Independence, KS 67301
    http://www.littlehouseontheprairiemuseum.c

  • Matthews Living History Farm Foundation


    Po Box 356, Independence, VA 24348

  • Mvpa Historical Archives Inc


    Po Box 520378, Independence, MO 64052

  • North American Rr Museums


    Po Box 4223, Independence, MO 64055

  • Peacepathways


    1001 W Walnut St, Independence, MO 64050

  • Pony Express Museum


    , Independence, MO 64053

  • Preservation Renaissance Of Independence Inc


    115 E Walnut, Independence, MO 64050

  • Puppetry Arts Institute


    11025 E Winner Rd, Independence, MO 64052
    http://www.hazelle.org

  • Santayana Institute


    529 E 1700th Rd, Independence, MO 64055

  • Seven Hills Historical Society


    7325 Summitview Dr, Independence, OH 44131
    http://www.freewebs.com/7hillshistory

  • Truman Harry S Library And Museum


    1200 N Mccoy St, Independence, MO 64050

  • Vaile Mansion


    1500 N Liberty St, Independence, MO 64050
    http://www.vailemansion.org

  • Victorian Society Of The Vaile Mansion Dewitt Museum


    Po Box 316, Independence, MO 64055

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Independence Town, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Independence Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Independence Town, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Evans Field   (2) Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center Heliport  

Bridge


(1) Purvis Bridge Historical  

Building


(1) Independence Fire Department   (2) Independence Fire Department Station 2   (3) Independence Police Department   (4) Independence Police Department - Chief   (5) Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 11  

Cemetery


(1) Baham Cemetery   (2) Bankston Cemetery   (3) Barnett Cemetery   (4) Bradford Cemetery   (5) Durbin Cemetery   (6) Ford Cemetery   (7) Hoover Cemetery   (8) Lynne Cemetery   (9) Mcmichael Cemetery   (10) Myra Cemetery   (11) Natalbany Cemetery   (12) Stevens Cemetery   (13) Warren Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bickham Chapel Church   (2) Christ Anointed Ministries   (3) Clarksdale Church Historical   (4) Dales Chapel   (5) Faith Temple Ministries Church Of God In Christ   (6) First Baptist Church   (7) First United Methodist Church   (8) First United Pentecostal Church   (9) Fleming Chapel   (10) Friendly Faith Tabernacle Church   (11) Georgeville Church Historical   (12) Harris Chapel   (13) Hodges Mission   (14) Israelite Church   (15) Landmark Missionary Baptist Church   (16) Leonard Chapel   (17) Lighthouse Church   (18) Macedonia Church   (19) Martien Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (20) Mcmichael Church   (21) Mother Of Perpetual Help Church   (22) Mount Calvary Baptist Church   (23) Mount Calvary Chapel   (24) Mount Olive Baptist Church   (25) Mount Temah Chapel   (26) New Hope Baptist Church   (27) New Shiloh Church Historical   (28) Saint John The Baptist Chapel   (29) Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church   (30) San Expedito Church   (31) Wood Chapel   (32) Zion Travelers Missionary Church  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District 4   (2) Town Of Independence  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 41  

Dam


(1) Whispering Pines Dam  

Hospital


(1) Louisiana State University Lallie Kemp Medical Center  

Locale


(1) Apostolic Camp Grounds   (2) Camp Running Water   (3) Camp Whispering Pines   (4) Camp Win A Friend   (5) Independence Sewage Treatment Plant   (6) Tangipahoa Septic Tank Sludge Treatment Facility  

Park


(1) Independence Historic District  

Populated Place


(1) Georgeville   (2) Independence   (3) Little River Historical   (4) Marburyville Historical   (5) Millards   (6) Shiloh   (7) Strawberry Heights Mobile Home Park   (8) Velma   (9) Yawn Historical  

School


(1) Fourth Ward School   (2) Independence Elementary School   (3) Independence High School   (4) Independence Middle School   (5) Mater Dolorosa Catholic School   (6) Sweetwater School Historical  

Stream


(1) Coon Branch   (2) Indian Creek   (3) Morgan Branch   (4) Spring Branch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Independence Town, Louisiana

70443 (pop. 9,551)


Cities Nearby Independence Town, Louisiana

Tickfaw Village, LA  (pop. 463) 4.2 Miles
Natalbany Cdp, LA  (pop. 1,491) 6.2 Miles
Amite City Town, LA  (pop. 4,252) 6.5 Miles
Roseland Town, LA  (pop. 1,388) 8.9 Miles
Hammond City, LA  (pop. 20,207) 9.3 Miles
Montpelier Village, LA  (pop. 329) 9.5 Miles
Albany Village, LA  (pop. 1,024) 10.3 Miles
Ponchatoula City, LA  (pop. 6,172) 14.0 Miles
Springfield Town, LA  (pop. 380) 14.5 Miles
Greensburg Town, LA  (pop. 731) 16.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Independence Town, Louisiana

985



Elevation in Independence Town, Louisiana is 92.0 ft. (28.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Independence Town, Louisiana

Lat: 30.635293 N        Long: -90.504005 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Independence Town, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Independence Town, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 37   (6.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 17   (3.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 34   (6.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 64   (11.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 81   (14.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 81   (14.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 92   (16.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 40   (7.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 33   (5.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 22   (3.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 13   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 32   (5.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 18   (3.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 576

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 24

In 3-person carpool : 15

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 4

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 32


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 94

5 to 9 minutes : 72

10 to 14 minutes : 62

15 to 19 minutes : 54

20 to 24 minutes : 93

25 to 29 minutes : 14

30 to 34 minutes : 65

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 20

45 to 59 minutes : 20

60 to 89 minutes : 66

90 or more minutes : 59


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 306

No Social Security income : 443


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 131

No retirement income : 618


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 90

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 38

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 44

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 12

$45,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 67

$60,000 to $74,999 : 32

$75,000 to $99,999 : 71

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $38,056


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Independence Town, Louisiana

  • WOMN (1110 AM; 1.0 kW; Franklinton, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc.)
  • WFPR (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Hammond, LA; Owner: North Shore Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WABL (1570 AM; 0.5 kW; Roseland, LA; Owner: Spotlight Broadcasting Llc)
  • WASO (730 AM; 0.25 kW; Covington, LA; Owner: Mcdj, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Independence Town, Louisiana

  • WCDV (103.3 FM; Denham Springs, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WJSH (104.7 FM; Covington, LA; Owner: Southwest Broadcasting)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; Madisonville, LA; Owner: North Shore Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KRLH (89.5 FM; Franklinton, LA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Walker, LA; Owner: Baton Rouge Acorn)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Walker, LA; Owner: Baton Rouge Progressive Network)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Walker, LA; Owner: Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Walker, LA; Owner: Louisiana Community Development Capital Fund, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Walker, LA; Owner: Louisiana Educational Television Authority)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Walker, LA; Owner: The Foundation Of Mary)
  • KSLU (90.9 FM; Hammond, LA; Owner: Southeastern Louisiana University)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Kentwood, LA; Owner: Providence Educational Foundation, Inc.)
  • WWRA (91.9 FM; Greensburg, LA; Owner: Victory Harvest Church)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; Folsom, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc.)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; Franklinton, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Independence Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 57  (20.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 35  (12.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 37  (13.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (2.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 97  (34.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 72  (24.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 87  (29.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 116  (38.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 101 Farms In Independence Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Independence Town, Louisiana

Whitney Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

First Guaranty Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 23

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Independence Town, Louisiana

  • Hammond Northshore Regional


    (about 9.4 miles in Hammond, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA2)

  • McComb/Pike County/John E. Lewis Field


    (about 37.6 miles in Fernwood, Mississippi; Airport Code: MCB)

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 39.1 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International


    (about 47.0 miles in Kenner, Louisiana; Airport Code: MSY)

  • Lakefront


    (about 50.0 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NEW)

  • Picayune Municipal


    (about 51.8 miles in Nicholson, Mississippi; Airport Code: MS2)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Independence Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.78%

Carpooled

16.58%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.88%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.53%

Bicycle

0.18%

Walked

2.82%

Other Means

0.88%

Worked At Home

0.35%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Independence Town, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 302

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 67

Female householder, no husband present : 129

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 229

Householder not living alone : 22


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 735


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 226

Renter-occupied housing units : 76

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 62

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 141

Renter-occupied housing units : 110


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 226

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 33

$20,000 to $24,999 : 48

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 44

$35,000 to $39,999 : 35

$40,000 to $44,999 : 22

$45,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 71

$60,000 to $74,999 : 32

$75,000 to $99,999 : 71

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Total : 837


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 749

Vacant : 88


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 21

Built 2000 to 2004 : 24

Built 1990 to 1999 : 85

Built 1980 to 1989 : 97

Built 1970 to 1979 : 120

Built 1960 to 1969 : 124

Built 1950 to 1959 : 138

Built 1940 to 1949 : 33

Built 1939 or earlier : 195


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 308

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 64

Electricity : 372

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 5

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 46

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 7

$60,000 to $69,999 : 13

$70,000 to $79,999 : 31

$80,000 to $89,999 : 44

$90,000 to $99,999 : 69

$100,000 to $124,999 : 69

$125,000 to $149,999 : 67

$150,000 to $174,999 : 70

$175,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 to $249,999 : 20

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 17

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 12

Home equity loan only : 16

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 182

Housing units without a mortgage : 288


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Independence Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $141,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $96,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $136,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $123,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $96,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $184,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $71,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Independence Town, Louisiana: 64.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Independence Town, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 4 4 $270,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $90,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 8 $360,000
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $255,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $255,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 8 8 $548,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $548,000
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $278,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $278,000
2005        
  Single Family 6 6 $508,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $508,500
2006        
  Single Family 8 8 $878,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $878,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Independence Town, LA): $22,446
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Independence Town): $66,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Independence Town): $347
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Independence Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 60.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.5%
Electricity: 37.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Independence Town, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Independence Town, Louisiana

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 22 $43,515 4 $2,042 213 $23,735 $9.59
Financial Administration 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Other Government Administration 2 $5,000 0 $0 0 $30,000 --
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,594 0 $0 0 $19,128 --
Police Protection - Officers 7 $14,261 0 $0 0 $24,447 --
Police - Other 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Firefighters 5 $7,954 0 $0 0 $19,090 --
Streets and Highways 1 $2,852 3 $1,665 168 $34,224 $9.91
Sewerage 2 $3,295 0 $0 0 $19,770 --
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $6,750 0 $0 0 $27,000 --
Water Supply 1 $1,807 0 $0 0 $21,684 --
Other and Unallocable 0 $0 1 $376 44 $0 $8.55

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Independence Town, Louisiana

Hood Home Health Service, Llc


     Address: 409a N W Central Avenue, Amite, Louisiana 70422
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/17/1984

Metro Preferred Home Care, An Amedisys Company


     Address: 1007 W Thomas Street,suite J-1, Hammond, Louisiana 70401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/4/1987

Lakeland Health Care Service Inc


     Address: 1206 Jw Davis Suite 109, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/27/2004

Synergy Home Care - Northshore Region, Inc


     Address: 620 N. Morrison Blvd Ste. G, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/15/1992

Excel Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 307 W Minnesota Park, Suite 2, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/5/2003

Hospitals Close To Independence Town, Louisiana

Lallie Kemp Medical Center


     Address: 52579 Highway 21 South, Independence, Louisiana 70443
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

North Oaks Medical Center


     Address: 15790 Paul Vega Md Drive, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Tammany Parish Hospital


     Address: 1202 S Tyler, Covington, Louisiana 70433
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Lakeview Regional Medical Center


     Address: 95 East Fairway Center Drive, Covington, Louisiana 70433
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Fairway Medical Center


     Address: 67252 Industry Lane, Covington, Louisiana 70433
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Independence Town, Louisiana

Tangi Pines Nursing Center


     Address: 709 East North Place, Amite, Louisiana 70422
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Landmark Nc - Hammond


     Address: 1300 Derek Drive, Hammond, Louisiana 70401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 123
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Belle Maison Nursing Home


     Address: 15704 Medical Arts Plaza, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 123
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Heritage Healthcare Center


     Address: 800 South Oak St., Hammond, Louisiana 70401
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Hammond Nursing Home


     Address: 501 Old Covington Highway, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 115
     Percent Occupied: 96%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Independence Town, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 57 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Independence Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 725
    Disabled Workers: 330
    Widowers Workers: 230
    Spouses Workers: 105
    Children Workers: 225


(updated 2007)



Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 36.42%
  • Bush & Cheney 62.14%
  • Other 1.44%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Independence Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Tangipahoa Parish, LA

11.62 % of Tangipahoa Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,432

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.14 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $8,978

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Tangipahoa Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • St Bernard Parish , LA 2.04 % ($39,038 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 1.68 % ($29,290 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 1.32 % ($33,277 AGI )

Relocation away from Tangipahoa Parish, LA

6.77 % of Tangipahoa Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,318

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,786

Louisiana Average 0.08 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Tangipahoa Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Livingston Parish , LA 1.04 % ($30,334 AGI )
  • St Tammany Parish , LA 0.55 % ($35,564 AGI )
  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 0.51 % ($26,463 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Independence Town, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Hurricanes And Storms In Independence Town, Louisiana

  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Extratropical Storm: HILDA - Wind Speed: 60 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Independence Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Independence Town, Louisiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 n/a 0 2 2 n/a n/a n/a 2 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 116 116 n/a n/a n/a 111 0 60 59 0
Robbery 1 n/a 2 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 0 1 5 4 4
    per 100,000 58 n/a 116 0 174 n/a n/a n/a 0 55 298 236 242
Assault 32 n/a 20 18 15 n/a n/a n/a 2 19 15 15 17
    per 100,000 1,857 n/a 1,165 1,048 869 n/a n/a n/a 111 1,052 893 885 1,028
Burglary 33 n/a 20 14 9 n/a n/a n/a 8 26 40 29 29
    per 100,000 1,915 n/a 1,165 815 521 n/a n/a n/a 444 1,440 2,381 1,711 1,753
Larceny Theft 143 n/a 115 96 68 n/a n/a n/a 23 49 91 62 101
    per 100,000 8,299 n/a 6,698 5,588 3,937 n/a n/a n/a 1,276 2,713 5,417 3,658 6,106
Vehicle Theft 5 n/a 7 4 0 n/a n/a n/a 4 0 4 9 2
    per 100,000 290 n/a 408 233 0 n/a n/a n/a 222 0 238 531 121
Arson 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 60 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
8 n/a 6 5 5 n/a n/a n/a 1 5 5 5 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
45 n/a 36 29 19 n/a n/a n/a 9 19 34 25 33
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
27 n/a 21 17 12 n/a n/a n/a 5 12 20 15 19


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



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