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   (County: Tangipahoa Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ponchatoula City, 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
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 304

5 to 9 years : 377

10 to 14 years : 231

15 to 17 years : 167

18 and 19 years : 64

20 years : 66

21 years : 16

22 to 24 years : 103

25 to 29 years : 193

30 to 34 years : 178

35 to 39 years : 82

40 to 44 years : 178

45 to 49 years : 150

50 to 54 years : 168

55 to 59 years : 93

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 118

65 and 66 years : 30

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 53

75 to 79 years : 65

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 24

Female:

Under 5 years : 201

5 to 9 years : 334

10 to 14 years : 267

15 to 17 years : 97

18 and 19 years : 358

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 128

25 to 29 years : 381

30 to 34 years : 233

35 to 39 years : 143

40 to 44 years : 171

45 to 49 years : 226

50 to 54 years : 160

55 to 59 years : 130

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 67

65 and 66 years : 47

67 to 69 years : 49

70 to 74 years : 123

75 to 79 years : 126

80 to 84 years : 100

85 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,845

Multiple ancestry : 1,454

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 873


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,132

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 : 22

Not a U.S. citizen : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 505

5 to 17 years : 1,473

18 to 24 years : 745

25 to 34 years : 985

35 to 44 years : 574

45 to 54 years : 704

55 to 59 years : 223

60 and 61 years : 117

62 to 64 years : 185

65 to 74 years : 323

75 years and over : 338

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 432

5 to 17 years : 1,243

18 to 24 years : 734

25 to 34 years : 908

35 to 44 years : 406

45 to 54 years : 567

55 to 59 years : 188

60 and 61 years : 86

62 to 64 years : 120

65 to 74 years : 199

75 years and over : 236

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 73

5 to 17 years : 230

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 77

35 to 44 years : 154

45 to 54 years : 137

55 to 59 years : 35

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 65

65 to 74 years : 106

75 years and over : 102

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 : 0

35 to 44 years : 14

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 18

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,282

Female : 2,837

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 445

Female : 568

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 9

Female : 31


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 2,583

Born in other state in the United States : 774

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 32


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,485

Now married, except separated : 1,367

Divorced : 497

Separated : 61

Widowed : 240

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 114

Now married, except separated : 377

Divorced : 197

Separated : 9

Widowed : 71

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 : 40

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 5,543

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 55

German:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 2,077   (41.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 708   (14.2%)
  • German: 497   (10.0%)
  • Irish: 384   (7.7%)
  • United States Or American: 365   (7.3%)
  • English: 226   (4.5%)
  • Italian: 195   (3.9%)
  • French Canadian: 112   (2.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 102   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 78   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 50   (1.0%)
  • European: 40   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 30   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 26   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 26   (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 22   (0.4%)
  • British: 14   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 9   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 9   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana is 6,172



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana: 2,736
Female Population in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana: 3,436


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana: 27.2
Median Female Resident Age in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana: 28.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

39.0

Male

36.8

Female

40.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.1

Male

26.7

Female

31.6

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

35.0

Male

30.5

Female

64.3

Asian


Both sexes

28.5

Male

32.0

Female

26.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

45.5

Male

0.0

Female

45.5

Other


Both sexes

28.8

Male

31.6

Female

20.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.0

Male

19.5

Female

18.9

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.9

Male

29.8

Female

24.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.5

Male

37.1

Female

41.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana


  • White: 3,389
  • African American: 2,765
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 8
  • Some Other Race: 10
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 27   (1.89%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.42%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 42   (2.94%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 79   (5.52%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (0.77%)
  • 10th Grade: 100   (6.99%)
  • 11th Grade: 46   (3.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 87   (6.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 457   (31.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 93   (6.5%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 228   (15.94%)
  • Associate Degree: 25   (1.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 157   (10.98%)
  • Master's Degree: 53   (3.71%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (0.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.42%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 31   (1.81%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 44   (2.57%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 55   (3.21%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 76   (4.43%)
  • 9th Grade: 58   (3.38%)
  • 10th Grade: 136   (7.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 125   (7.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 83   (4.84%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 452   (26.37%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 138   (8.05%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 248   (14.47%)
  • Associate Degree: 38   (2.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 149   (8.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 52   (3.03%)
  • Professional School Degree: 22   (1.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.41%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • D.c. Reeves Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-4, Location: 18026 Sisters Road, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 386-6433, Students: 747 )

  • Champ Cooper Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 42530 Highway 445, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 542-6182, Students: 745 )

  • Ponchatoula Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 315 East Oak Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 370-5322, Students: 735 )

  • Tucker Memorial Elementary School


    ( Grades: 1-2, Location: 310 South Third Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 386-6449, Students: 661 )

  • Martha Vinyard Elementary School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 40105 Dunson Road, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 386-6364, Students: 640 )

  • Perrin Early Learning Center


    ( Grades: K-KG, Location: 350 West Ash Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 386-9734, Students: 348 )

  • Jesse Dotey Youth Development Center


    ( Location: P O Box 1288, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 370-4546, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • Ponchatoula High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 19452 Highway 22 East, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 386-3514, Students: 1,501 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • St Joseph School (c)


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 175 N 8th Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 386-6421, Students: 278 )

  • Magnolia Montessori


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 170 N 7th Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454, Phone: (985) 386-3323, Students: 4 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • Ponchatoula Branch


    380 North Fifth Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ponchatoula City, Louisiana


  • Ponchatoula County Market Inc


    Po Box 995, Ponchatoula, LA 70454

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ponchatoula City, 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 Ponchatoula City, Louisiana.

Area Features of Ponchatoula City, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Stevens Strip  

Building


(1) Manchac Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Anderson Canal   (2) Cecils Canal   (3) Fernwood Canal   (4) First Canal   (5) Fuller Canal   (6) Mire Canal   (7) Schleiders Ditch   (8) Second Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Collins Cemetery   (2) Davis Cemetery   (3) Howes Cemetery   (4) Mitchell Cemetery   (5) Sand Hill Cemetery  

Church


(1) French Corner Baptist Church   (2) Good Hope Church   (3) Lees Landing United Methodist Church   (4) Manchac Baptist Church   (5) Mount Bethel Independent Methodist Church   (6) Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church   (7) New Hope Church Historical   (8) Pine Dale Church   (9) Sweet Home Church Historical   (10) Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District 10   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 9  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 23  

Dam


(1) Hoovers Pond Dam  

Island


(1) Jones Island  

Lake


(1) Dead Lake   (2) Ear Lake   (3) Lake Ju-lu   (4) Mitchells Lake  

Locale


(1) Pass Manchac Lighthouse   (2) Ponchatoula Wastewater Treatment Plant   (3) Port Manchac  

Oilfield


(1) Mitchell Lake Gas Field  

Park


(1) Joyce Wildlife Management Area   (2) Manchac Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Akers   (2) Dunson Mobile Home Park   (3) Galva   (4) Jena Historical   (5) Lees Landing   (6) Manchac   (7) North Pass   (8) Sharkey   (9) Strader   (10) Wind Crest Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Akers Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Hoovers Pond  

School


(1) Howe School Historical   (2) Martha Vinyard Elementary School   (3) Ponchatoula High School  

Stream


(1) Big Branch   (2) Black Bayou   (3) Cow Branch   (4) Jim Reed Bayou   (5) Middle Bayou   (6) North Pass   (7) Owl Bayou   (8) Pass Manchac   (9) Rice Bayou   (10) Selsers Creek   (11) Sims Creek   (12) South Slough   (13) Stinking Bayou   (14) T Bayou  

Swamp


(1) Four Mile Marsh  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

70454 (pop. 19,766)


Cities Nearby Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Hammond City, LA  (pop. 20,207) 4.7 Miles
Springfield Town, LA  (pop. 380) 6.3 Miles
Natalbany Cdp, LA  (pop. 1,491) 7.9 Miles
Killian Village, LA  (pop. 1,053) 8.9 Miles
Albany Village, LA  (pop. 1,024) 9.5 Miles
Tickfaw Village, LA  (pop. 463) 9.8 Miles
Independence Town, LA  (pop. 1,803) 14.0 Miles
Madisonville Town, LA  (pop. 773) 16.9 Miles
Livingston Town, LA  (pop. 1,712) 18.7 Miles
Folsom Village, LA  (pop. 743) 20.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

985



Elevation in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana is 46.0 ft. (14.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Lat: 30.439162 N        Long: -90.442507 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ponchatoula City, 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 Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 127   (6.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 134   (6.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 133   (6.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 137   (7.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 231   (11.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 176   (9.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 281   (14.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 184   (9.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 36   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 122   (6.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 70   (3.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 29   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 129   (6.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 157   (8.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,618

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 417

In 3-person carpool : 42

In 4-person carpool : 9

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 24

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 : 8

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 23

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 46


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 172

5 to 9 minutes : 213

10 to 14 minutes : 307

15 to 19 minutes : 420

20 to 24 minutes : 212

25 to 29 minutes : 48

30 to 34 minutes : 111

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 77

45 to 59 minutes : 184

60 to 89 minutes : 277

90 or more minutes : 115


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 650

No Social Security income : 1,603


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 403

No retirement income : 1,850


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 276

$10,000 to $14,999 : 176

$15,000 to $19,999 : 75

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 92

$30,000 to $34,999 : 236

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $44,999 : 73

$45,000 to $49,999 : 63

$50,000 to $59,999 : 250

$60,000 to $74,999 : 85

$75,000 to $99,999 : 114

$100,000 to $124,999 : 72

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 40

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $33,144


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • 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)
  • NEW (570 AM; 0.25 kW; Mandeville, LA; Owner: Ghb Of Augusta, Inc.)
  • WASO (730 AM; 0.25 kW; Covington, LA; Owner: Mcdj, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • WJSH (104.7 FM; Covington, LA; Owner: Southwest Broadcasting)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; Madisonville, LA; Owner: North Shore Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • 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)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; Folsom, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 179  (17.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 106  (10.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 246  (23.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 229  (21.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 210  (22.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 179  (19.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 454  (48.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 89 Farms In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

First Guaranty Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 23

First Nbc Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 33

Whitney Bank - 1 Branches


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

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $887.2k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 18

Florida Parishes Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $216.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • Hammond Northshore Regional


    (about 5.9 miles in Hammond, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA2)

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International


    (about 33.0 miles in Kenner, Louisiana; Airport Code: MSY)

  • Lakefront


    (about 37.1 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NEW)

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 42.6 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)

  • Southern Seaplane


    (about 46.9 miles in Gretna, Louisiana; Airport Code: BCS)

  • Picayune Municipal


    (about 47.2 miles in Nicholson, Mississippi; Airport Code: MS2)

  • New Orleans NAS


    (about 48.9 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • New Orleans NAS JRB


    (about 49.0 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • McComb/Pike County/John E. Lewis Field


    (about 51.1 miles in Fernwood, Mississippi; Airport Code: MCB)

  • Stennis International


    (about 59.1 miles in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi; Airport Code: UXP)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.81%

Carpooled

9.01%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.40%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.65%

Walked

0.75%

Other Means

0.30%

Worked At Home

2.06%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ponchatoula City, 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
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 867

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 137

Female householder, no husband present : 610

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 570

Householder not living alone : 69


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 94

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 2,140


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 713

Renter-occupied housing units : 154

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 63

Renter-occupied housing units : 74

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 193

Renter-occupied housing units : 417

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 402

Renter-occupied housing units : 237


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 443

$10,000 to $14,999 : 309

$15,000 to $19,999 : 126

$20,000 to $24,999 : 111

$25,000 to $29,999 : 103

$30,000 to $34,999 : 264

$35,000 to $39,999 : 65

$40,000 to $44,999 : 92

$45,000 to $49,999 : 100

$50,000 to $59,999 : 259

$60,000 to $74,999 : 112

$75,000 to $99,999 : 128

$100,000 to $124,999 : 83

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 40

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Total : 2,561


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Occupied : 2,253

Vacant : 308


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 96

Built 2000 to 2004 : 188

Built 1990 to 1999 : 328

Built 1980 to 1989 : 499

Built 1970 to 1979 : 383

Built 1960 to 1969 : 364

Built 1950 to 1959 : 204

Built 1940 to 1949 : 241

Built 1939 or earlier : 258


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 1,033

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 1,200

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 13

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 7


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 45

$10,000 to $14,999 : 62

$15,000 to $19,999 : 31

$20,000 to $24,999 : 18

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 38

$40,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 59

$60,000 to $69,999 : 74

$70,000 to $79,999 : 14

$80,000 to $89,999 : 27

$90,000 to $99,999 : 135

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 207

$150,000 to $174,999 : 145

$175,000 to $199,999 : 100

$200,000 to $249,999 : 144

$250,000 to $299,999 : 116

$300,000 to $399,999 : 37

$400,000 to $499,999 : 9

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ponchatoula City, 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 : 31

Home equity loan only : 85

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 19

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 596

Housing units without a mortgage : 640


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ponchatoula City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : $166,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $188,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $181,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $67,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $98,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $93,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $158,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $135,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $120,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana: 66.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 13.95%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 86.05%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Ponchatoula City, 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 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
2000        
  Single Family 38 38 $7,106,000
  Two Family 2 4 $200,000
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $500,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

45 62 $7,806,000
2001        
  Single Family 60 60 $4,588,420
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

60 60 $4,588,420
2002        
  Single Family 28 28 $2,588,195
  Two Family 5 10 $500,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

33 38 $3,088,195
2003        
  Single Family 60 60 $6,183,126
  Two Family 1 2 $90,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $239,126
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

62 66 $6,512,252
2004        
  Single Family 63 63 $8,147,341
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

63 63 $8,147,341
2005        
  Single Family 91 91 $9,699,922
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

91 91 $9,699,922
2006        
  Single Family 162 162 $19,872,319
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

162 162 $19,872,319


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ponchatoula City, LA): $22,244
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ponchatoula City): $73,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ponchatoula City): $359
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 52.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 46.5%
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 Ponchatoula City, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Vital Link, A Home Care Company


     Address: 1320 N Morrison Blvd, Ste 124, Hammond, Louisiana 70401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/9/1999

Key Home Health Care


     Address: 42078 Veterans Ave Suite B, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/28/1995

Primecare Network, L.l.c.


     Address: 1201 Derek Drive, Ste 2, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/5/1991

American Nursing-new Orleans


     Address: 109 West Minnesota Park, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/14/1982

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

Hospitals Close To Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

North Oaks Medical Center


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

Lallie Kemp Medical Center


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

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 Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

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%

Christwood


     Address: 100 Christwood Blvd., Covington, Louisiana 70433
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 18
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 66 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 1,950
    Disabled Workers: 685
    Widowers Workers: 515
    Spouses Workers: 310
    Children Workers: 430


(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 Ponchatoula City, 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 Ponchatoula City, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/02/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/10/2007, 12:10 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/12/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $15K --
09/30/2006, 02:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
09/30/2006, 01:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/04/2004, 07:17 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/28/2004, 02:10 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/20/2004, 01:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/06/2004, 03:08 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/24/2000, 03:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/20/2000, 06:00 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/27/2000, 03:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/24/1999, 02:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
01/22/1999, 04:33 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/31/1997, 03:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
05/03/1997, 02:15 am 0 0 $10K --
02/28/1996, 04:35 pm 0 0 $2K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

  • Tropical Storm: BILL - July 2003 - Wind Speed: 45 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: BERYL - August 1988 - Wind Speed: 25 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 Ponchatoula City, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Ponchatoula City, Louisiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 39 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Rape 0 3 11 2 4 5 2 3 4 5 4 2 0
    per 100,000 0 58 203 37 71 91 32 46 62 77 60 30 0
Robbery 3 7 16 11 9 6 11 14 9 8 7 17 4
    per 100,000 58 135 295 201 161 109 176 216 140 123 106 254 59
Assault 43 41 55 72 74 62 76 78 56 61 54 53 33
    per 100,000 831 789 1,016 1,315 1,321 1,131 1,217 1,203 868 935 816 793 489
Burglary 26 124 259 202 165 188 204 177 189 117 183 189 111
    per 100,000 502 2,386 4,782 3,690 2,946 3,429 3,267 2,731 2,931 1,793 2,765 2,829 1,643
Larceny Theft 67 377 611 493 401 363 417 325 300 218 325 312 221
    per 100,000 1,294 7,256 11,281 9,006 7,159 6,622 6,678 5,014 4,652 3,342 4,910 4,671 3,272
Vehicle Theft 6 37 43 31 24 30 30 29 30 15 8 9 8
    per 100,000 116 712 794 566 428 547 480 447 465 230 121 135 118
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
12 13 21 21 22 19 22 24 17 19 16 18 10
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
25 135 228 182 148 145 163 133 130 88 129 128 85
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
18 74 124 101 85 82 93 78 74 53 73 73 47


(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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