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Demographics Analysis

The people of Jean Lafitte 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
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 53

5 to 9 years : 64

10 to 14 years : 108

15 to 17 years : 59

18 and 19 years : 55

20 years : 5

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 30

25 to 29 years : 89

30 to 34 years : 52

35 to 39 years : 79

40 to 44 years : 49

45 to 49 years : 95

50 to 54 years : 98

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 41

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 17

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 9 years : 86

10 to 14 years : 127

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 23

20 years : 33

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 34

25 to 29 years : 93

30 to 34 years : 79

35 to 39 years : 54

40 to 44 years : 76

45 to 49 years : 158

50 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 23

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 19

75 to 79 years : 27

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 21


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,241

Multiple ancestry : 821

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 14

Ancestry not reported : 169


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,214

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 31


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 98

5 to 17 years : 483

18 to 24 years : 205

25 to 34 years : 313

35 to 44 years : 258

45 to 54 years : 436

55 to 59 years : 140

60 and 61 years : 69

62 to 64 years : 64

65 to 74 years : 85

75 years and over : 94

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 98

5 to 17 years : 438

18 to 24 years : 187

25 to 34 years : 294

35 to 44 years : 208

45 to 54 years : 394

55 to 59 years : 128

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 74

75 years and over : 82

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 46

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 26

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 12

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 : 0

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 : 13

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 14

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
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 966

Female : 1,035

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 105

Female : 108

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 18

Female : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 1,861

Born in other state in the United States : 203

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 444

Now married, except separated : 846

Divorced : 141

Separated : 55

Widowed : 64

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 36

Now married, except separated : 88

Divorced : 26

Separated : 7

Widowed : 24

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 31

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,055

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 10


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

  • French (except Basque): 849   (39.0%)
  • Other Groups: 410   (18.8%)
  • United States Or American: 222   (10.2%)
  • German: 216   (9.9%)
  • Irish: 129   (5.9%)
  • Italian: 123   (5.6%)
  • English: 64   (2.9%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 59   (2.7%)
  • French Canadian: 51   (2.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 17   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 9   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 9   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 7   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Cypriot: 2   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana is 2,245



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana: 1,089
Female Population in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana: 1,156


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana: 36.7
Median Female Resident Age in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana: 35.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

38.1

Male

36.9

Female

38.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.5

Male

30.5

Female

26.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

22.5

Male

29.5

Female

20.0

Asian


Both sexes

28.0

Male

45.5

Female

27.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

30.5

Male

22.5

Female

38.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.0

Male

22.5

Female

26.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

29.5

Male

35.5

Female

27.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.2

Male

36.9

Female

39.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana


  • White: 2,081
  • African American: 53
  • American Indian: 51
  • Asian: 24
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 4
  • Two or More Races: 32



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 36   (5.59%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (1.86%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 26   (4.04%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 69   (10.71%)
  • 9th Grade: 56   (8.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 57   (8.85%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (2.95%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 32   (4.97%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 227   (35.25%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 27   (4.19%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 43   (6.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 7   (1.09%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22   (3.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (1.71%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 19   (3.08%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 17   (2.76%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (2.44%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 52   (8.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 61   (9.9%)
  • 10th Grade: 32   (5.19%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (2.92%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (1.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 254   (41.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 28   (4.55%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 55   (8.93%)
  • Associate Degree: 20   (3.25%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 26   (4.22%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (1.14%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Jean Lafitte Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 4924 City Park Drive, Lafitte, LA 70067, Phone: (504) 689-4136, Students: 548 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

  • Fisher Middle/high School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 2529 Jean Lafitte Boulevard, Lafitte, LA 70067, Phone: (504) 689-3665, Students: 541 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

  • Lafitte Branch


    4917 City Park Drive, Lafitte, LA 70067

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana


  • Louisiana Marine Fisheries Museum


    580 Jean Lafitte Blvd, Lafitte, LA 70067

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Jean Lafitte 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 Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana


Bridge


(1) Wagner Bridge Historical  

Building


(1) Jean Lafitte Police Department   (2) Jefferson Parish Library Lafitte - Barataria Branch   (3) Lafitte - Barataria Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Bayou Barataria   (2) Bayou Chaland   (3) California County Canal   (4) Fleming Canal   (5) Pailet Canal   (6) Vendome Canal  

Cape


(1) Jones Point  

Cemetery


(1) Fleming Cemetery   (2) Saint Anthony Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Bayou Villars  

Church


(1) Barataria Baptist Church   (2) Greater Saint John Baptist Church   (3) New Zion Baptist Church   (4) Saint Anthony Church   (5) Saint John Church   (6) Saint Johns Church Historical   (7) Saint Pius Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Jean Lafitte   (2) Ward Six  

Gut


(1) Bayou Chevreuil   (2) Bayou Courage   (3) Bayou Cypress   (4) Bayou Dauphine   (5) Bayou La Tour  

Island


(1) Isle Bonne  

Lake


(1) Bayou De Fleur   (2) Bayou Manuel   (3) Bayou Plat  

Locale


(1) Jonathan Davis Water Treatment Facility   (2) Mavis Grove Plantation Historical   (3) Rosethorne Wastewater Treatment Facility  

Oilfield


(1) Barataria Oil And Gas Field   (2) Bayou De Fleur Oil And Gas Field   (3) Bayou Villars Oil Field  

Park


(1) Rosethorn Park  

Populated Place


(1) Barataria   (2) Crown Point   (3) Jean Lafitte   (4) Oak Park Ii Mobile Home Park  

School


(1) Fisher Middle And High School   (2) Jean Lafitte Elementary School   (3) Rosethorn School  

Stream


(1) Bayou Des Familles  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

70067 (pop. 3,713)


Cities Nearby Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Barataria Cdp, LA  (pop. 882) 1.5 Miles
Lafitte Cdp, LA  (pop. 1,219) 4.1 Miles
Estelle Cdp, LA  (pop. 18,246) 7.8 Miles
Woodmere Cdp, LA  (pop. 12,302) 8.8 Miles
Marrero Cdp, LA  (pop. 33,167) 10.4 Miles
Belle Chasse Cdp, LA  (pop. 14,448) 11.0 Miles
Harvey Cdp, LA  (pop. 21,168) 11.2 Miles
Timberlane Cdp, LA  (pop. 9,993) 11.4 Miles
Westwego City, LA  (pop. 10,196) 11.6 Miles
Avondale Cdp, LA  (pop. 5,799) 12.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

504



Elevation in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana is 3.0 ft. (1.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Lat: 29.735587 N        Long: -90.122053 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Jean Lafitte 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 Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 76   (9.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 59   (7.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 76   (9.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 144   (17.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 79   (9.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 85   (10.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 80   (9.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 91   (11.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 22   (2.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 19   (2.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 39   (4.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 42   (5.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 795

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 99

In 3-person carpool : 45

In 4-person carpool : 2

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

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 : 22

Other means : 12

Worked at home : 35


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 54

5 to 9 minutes : 27

10 to 14 minutes : 39

15 to 19 minutes : 68

20 to 24 minutes : 86

25 to 29 minutes : 29

30 to 34 minutes : 230

35 to 39 minutes : 60

40 to 44 minutes : 67

45 to 59 minutes : 124

60 to 89 minutes : 174

90 or more minutes : 17


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 160

No Social Security income : 572


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 85

No retirement income : 647


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 14

$30,000 to $34,999 : 42

$35,000 to $39,999 : 81

$40,000 to $44,999 : 36

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 7

$60,000 to $74,999 : 65

$75,000 to $99,999 : 112

$100,000 to $124,999 : 60

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 19


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,375


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50.0 kW; Gretna, LA; Owner: Communicom Co. Of Louisiana, L.p.)
  • WOMN (1100 AM; 50.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Bakewell Media Of Louisiana, Llc)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5.0 kW; Gretna, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WWWL (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Jefferson, LA; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)
  • KAGY (1510 AM; 1.0 kW; Belle Chasse, LA; Owner: Spotlight Broadcasting Of New Orleans, Llc)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Harvey, LA; Owner: Crocodile Broadcasting Corp., Inc.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 7.5 kW; Galliano, LA; Owner: Coastal Broadcasting Of Larose, Inc.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1.0 kW; Jefferson, LA; Owner: F.w. Robert Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WIST (690 AM; 5.0 kW; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Wtix, Inc.)
  • WIST (690 AM; 8.0 kW; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Wtix, Inc.)
  • KKNO (750 AM; 0.25 kW; Harvey, LA; Owner: Robert C. Blakes Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1.0 kW; Marrero, LA; Owner: Shadowlands Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5.0 kW; Norco, LA; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wfno Licensee, Llc)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50.0 kW; Marrero, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WWL (870 AM; 5.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10.0 kW; Gretna, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1.0 kW; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Northshore Radio, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; Larose, LA; Owner: Coastal Broadcasting Of Larose, Inc.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WWL-FM (105.3 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WWL-FM (105.3 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Radio For The Blind & Handicapped, Inc.)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Providence Educational Foundation)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Providence Educational Foundation)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Golden Meadow, LA; Owner: United Houma Nation, Inc.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Louisiana State Univ And A & M College)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Friends Of Wwoz, Inc.)
  • WNKV (91.1 FM; Des Allemands, LA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WNKV (91.1 FM; Des Allemands, LA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Tulane Educational Fund)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WKBU (95.7 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Entercom New Orleans License, Llc)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Greater New Orleans Ed Tv Foundation)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of New Orleans, Inc.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Tribune Television New Orleans, Inc.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Educational Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Tribune Television New Orleans, Inc.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; Gretna, LA; Owner: Wwl-tv, Inc.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Ion Media New Orleans License, Inc.)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; Chalmette, LA; Owner: New Orleans Hearst-argyle Television, Inc.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; Chalmette, LA; Owner: Emmis Television License, Llc)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; New Orleans, LA; Owner: Emmis Television License, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 69  (12.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 56  (10.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 81  (14.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 55  (10.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 121  (22.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 89  (27.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 75  (23.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 122  (38.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

  • New Orleans NAS


    (about 8.1 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • New Orleans NAS JRB


    (about 8.5 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • Southern Seaplane


    (about 10.8 miles in Gretna, Louisiana; Airport Code: BCS)

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International


    (about 19.3 miles in Kenner, Louisiana; Airport Code: MSY)

  • Lakefront


    (about 21.8 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NEW)

  • Houma Terrebonne


    (about 34.4 miles in Bourg, Louisiana; Airport Code: HUM)

  • Hammond Northshore Regional


    (about 57.1 miles in Hammond, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA2)

  • Picayune Municipal


    (about 59.1 miles in Nicholson, Mississippi; Airport Code: MS2)

  • Stennis International


    (about 59.2 miles in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi; Airport Code: UXP)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.56%

Carpooled

15.55%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.41%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.12%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.35%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.83%

Other Means

2.12%

Worked At Home

3.06%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Jean Lafitte 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
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 440

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 32

Female householder, no husband present : 108

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 116

Householder not living alone : 36


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 34

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 18

All other households : 676


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 405

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 29

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 70

Renter-occupied housing units : 38

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 124

Renter-occupied housing units : 28


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 58

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 48

$35,000 to $39,999 : 92

$40,000 to $44,999 : 30

$45,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $74,999 : 59

$75,000 to $99,999 : 140

$100,000 to $124,999 : 60

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 24


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Total : 885


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 732

Vacant : 153


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 75

Built 2000 to 2004 : 108

Built 1990 to 1999 : 205

Built 1980 to 1989 : 161

Built 1970 to 1979 : 106

Built 1960 to 1969 : 59

Built 1950 to 1959 : 69

Built 1940 to 1949 : 53

Built 1939 or earlier : 49


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 254

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 5

Electricity : 470

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $69,999 : 27

$70,000 to $79,999 : 11

$80,000 to $89,999 : 9

$90,000 to $99,999 : 31

$100,000 to $124,999 : 63

$125,000 to $149,999 : 23

$150,000 to $174,999 : 109

$175,000 to $199,999 : 63

$200,000 to $249,999 : 39

$250,000 to $299,999 : 63

$300,000 to $399,999 : 46

$400,000 to $499,999 : 28

$500,000 to $749,999 : 25

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Jean Lafitte 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 : 17

Home equity loan only : 43

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 2

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 298

Housing units without a mortgage : 268


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : $155,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $165,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $267,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $101,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $133,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $162,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $113,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $161,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $180,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana: 80.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Jean Lafitte 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 14 14 $1,559,993
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $1,559,993
2000        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,975,087
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,975,087
2001        
  Single Family 21 21 $2,543,944
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $2,543,944
2002        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,498,520
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,498,520
2003        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,048,343
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,048,343
2004        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,493,472
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,493,472
2005        
  Single Family 8 8 $973,482
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $973,482
2006        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,017,965
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,017,965


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Jean Lafitte Town, LA): $35,833
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Jean Lafitte Town): $73,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Jean Lafitte Town): $442
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 37.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.4%
Electricity: 57.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 2.2%


(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 Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

West Jefferson Home Health & H


     Address: 1225 Avenue C, Marrero, Louisiana 70072
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/5/1984

Southern Quality Home Health,


     Address: 2701 Manhattan Blvd, #18, Harvey, Louisiana 70058
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/12/1992

Total Home Health Care, Inc.


     Address: 628 Fourth Street, Gretna, Louisiana 70053
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/15/1993

Excellent Home Health Care


     Address: 1400 Franklin Street, Gretna, Louisiana 70053
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/23/1989

Acts Home Health Care, Inc.


     Address: 252 Hector Avenue, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/22/1992

Hospitals Close To Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

West Jefferson Medical Center


     Address: 1101 Medical Center Blvd, Marrero, Louisiana 70072
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Ochsner Medical Center-westbank Llc


     Address: 2500 Belle Chase Highway, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Tulane University Hospital


     Address: 1415 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Medical Center Of Louisiana At N O


     Address: 2021 Perdido St 4th Floor, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Ochsner Foundation Hospital


     Address: 1516 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Wynhoven Health Care Center


     Address: 1050 Medical Center, Marrero, Louisiana 70072
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 150
     Percent Occupied: 83%

West Jefferson Mc Subacute


     Address: 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero, Louisiana 70072
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 41%

Marrero Healthcare Center


     Address: 5301 August Avenue, Marrero, Louisiana 70072
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 121
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Maison De'ville Nh Of Harvey


     Address: 2233 Eighth Street, Harvey, Louisiana 70058
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 91%

West Jefferson Health Care Center


     Address: 1020 Manhattan Blvd, Harvey, Louisiana 70058
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 78%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 111 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 255
    Disabled Workers: 90
    Widowers Workers: 80
    Spouses Workers: 65
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 37.64%
  • Bush & Cheney 61.50%
  • Other 0.85%



(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 Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Jefferson Parish, LA

8.37 % of Jefferson Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,336

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.27 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $12,690

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

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

  • Jefferson Parish , LA 2.60 % ($28,500 AGI )
  • St Bernard Parish , LA 0.87 % ($35,506 AGI )
  • St Tammany Parish , LA 0.30 % ($37,738 AGI )

Relocation away from Jefferson Parish, LA

56.10 % of Jefferson 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 $26,834

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

0.12 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,879

Louisiana Average 0.08 %

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

  • Harris County , TX 9.88 % ($19,602 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 7.86 % ($33,304 AGI )
  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 3.80 % ($28,149 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 Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.























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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 Jean Lafitte Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.



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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