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   (County: Ascension Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sorrento 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
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 27

5 to 9 years : 81

10 to 14 years : 55

15 to 17 years : 16

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 4

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 18

25 to 29 years : 38

30 to 34 years : 8

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 55

45 to 49 years : 35

50 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 20

70 to 74 years : 20

75 to 79 years : 28

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 4

Female:

Under 5 years : 42

5 to 9 years : 36

10 to 14 years : 60

15 to 17 years : 31

18 and 19 years : 19

20 years : 0

21 years : 13

22 to 24 years : 8

25 to 29 years : 19

30 to 34 years : 39

35 to 39 years : 59

40 to 44 years : 62

45 to 49 years : 42

50 to 54 years : 33

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 42

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 13

70 to 74 years : 15

75 to 79 years : 30

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 807

Multiple ancestry : 293

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 134


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,220

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 4

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 17 years : 279

18 to 24 years : 75

25 to 34 years : 104

35 to 44 years : 240

45 to 54 years : 162

55 to 59 years : 63

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 51

65 to 74 years : 80

75 years and over : 80

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 17 years : 275

18 to 24 years : 75

25 to 34 years : 68

35 to 44 years : 216

45 to 54 years : 127

55 to 59 years : 63

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 76

75 years and over : 77

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 13

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 36

35 to 44 years : 24

45 to 54 years : 31

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 4

75 years and over : 3

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 : 4

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 : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 540

Female : 549

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 43

Female : 88

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 4

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 995

Born in other state in the United States : 121

Native: born outside the United States : 4

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 135

Now married, except separated : 497

Divorced : 46

Separated : 42

Widowed : 81

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 8

Now married, except separated : 76

Divorced : 16

Separated : 11

Widowed : 7

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,127

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

  • French (except Basque): 293   (26.3%)
  • Other Groups: 289   (26.0%)
  • United States Or American: 200   (18.0%)
  • French Canadian: 96   (8.6%)
  • German: 59   (5.3%)
  • Irish: 50   (4.5%)
  • Italian: 34   (3.1%)
  • English: 28   (2.5%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 11   (1.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 10   (0.9%)
  • Austrian: 8   (0.7%)
  • Serbian: 8   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 8   (0.7%)
  • Scottish: 7   (0.6%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.4%)
  • Polish: 4   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sorrento Town, Louisiana is 1,234



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sorrento Town, Louisiana: 597
Female Population in Sorrento Town, Louisiana: 637


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sorrento Town, Louisiana: 37.2
Median Female Resident Age in Sorrento Town, Louisiana: 39.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sorrento Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

36.3

Male

35.4

Female

37.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.7

Male

38.0

Female

35.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

37.5

Male

19.0

Female

41.5

Asian


Both sexes

47.5

Male

42.0

Female

50.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

25.5

Male

25.5

Female

25.5

Other


Both sexes

26.5

Male

24.3

Female

28.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.8

Male

16.5

Female

13.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.7

Male

26.5

Female

29.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.4

Male

35.3

Female

37.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Sorrento Town, Louisiana


  • White: 1,130
  • African American: 86
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 18



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (2.22%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (2.5%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (2.5%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 29   (8.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (1.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (7.78%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (5%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (5.83%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 144   (40%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 10   (2.78%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 46   (12.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (2.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 20   (5.56%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.11%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (1.99%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (1.74%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 8   (1.99%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (3.48%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (1.74%)
  • 10th Grade: 33   (8.21%)
  • 11th Grade: 29   (7.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (5.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 179   (44.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 26   (6.47%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 39   (9.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (2.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 16   (3.98%)
  • Master's Degree: 3   (0.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 1   (0.25%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Universities & Colleges In Sorrento Town, Louisiana

  • River Parishes Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,163; Location: 384 John Leblanc Blvd, Sorrento, LA 70778, Web: http://www.rpcc.edu )

  • Louisiana Technical College-ascension Campus


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 336; Location: 697 Airline Hwy, Sorrento, LA 70778, Web: http://www.ltc.edu )

Academic Libraries In Sorrento Town, Louisiana

(updated 2005)



Museums Near Sorrento Town, Louisiana


  • East Lake Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 685, Sorrento, FL 32776

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sorrento 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 Sorrento Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Sorrento Town, Louisiana


Building


(1) Sorrento Police Department   (2) Sorrento Town Hall   (3) Sorrento Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Crowley Ditch   (2) Hackett Canal   (3) Panama Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Monroe Cemetery   (2) Orange Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Doright Baptist Church   (2) Full Gospel Christian Assembly Church   (3) Jeremiah Baptist Church   (4) Saint Ann Chapel   (5) Second Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church   (6) Sorrento Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District 2   (2) Town Of Sorrento  

Levee


(1) Burnside Revetment  

Locale


(1) Bagatelle Plantation Historical   (2) Bfi Colonial Landfill   (3) Bruly Plantation Historical   (4) Conway Plantation   (5) Houmas Plantation Historical   (6) Monroe Plantation   (7) Orange Grove Plantation   (8) Union Plantation  

Populated Place


(1) Sorrento  

School


(1) Louisiana Technical College Ascension Campus   (2) River Parishes Community College  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

70778 (pop. 1,632)


Cities Nearby Sorrento Town, Louisiana

District 10, LA  (pop. 7,905) 4.4 Miles
Gonzales City, LA  (pop. 9,050) 4.6 Miles
District 9, LA  (pop. 7,714) 5.6 Miles
Donaldsonville City, LA  (pop. 7,567) 9.4 Miles
French Settlement Village, LA  (pop. 1,391) 9.5 Miles
District 11, LA  (pop. 8,198) 9.8 Miles
Port Vincent Village, LA  (pop. 695) 10.9 Miles
Lutcher Town, LA  (pop. 3,473) 13.5 Miles
Gramercy Town, LA  (pop. 3,216) 13.7 Miles
St. Gabriel Town, LA  (pop. 5,514) 14.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

225



Elevation in Sorrento Town, Louisiana is 30.0 ft. (9.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Lat: 30.180229 N        Long: -90.866138 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 38   (7.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 51   (10.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 52   (10.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 57   (11.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 66   (13.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 70   (13.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 39   (7.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 33   (6.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 22   (4.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 38   (7.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 19   (3.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 17   (3.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 435

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 30

In 3-person carpool : 11

In 4-person carpool : 0

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 : 3

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 12


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 9

5 to 9 minutes : 38

10 to 14 minutes : 109

15 to 19 minutes : 54

20 to 24 minutes : 95

25 to 29 minutes : 23

30 to 34 minutes : 42

35 to 39 minutes : 4

40 to 44 minutes : 18

45 to 59 minutes : 71

60 to 89 minutes : 7

90 or more minutes : 12


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 152

No Social Security income : 349


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 80

No retirement income : 421


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $29,999 : 19

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 32

$40,000 to $44,999 : 23

$45,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 27

$60,000 to $74,999 : 19

$75,000 to $99,999 : 76

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $42,917


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sorrento Town, Louisiana

  • WCKW (1010 AM; 0.5 kW; Mount Airy, LA; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5.0 kW; Port Allen, LA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: East Baton Rouge Parish School Board)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5.0 kW; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WPYR (1380 AM; 5.0 kW; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5.0 kW; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Victory & Power Ministries)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5.0 kW; Labadieville, LA; Owner: Gap Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5.0 kW; Norco, LA; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wfno Licensee, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Sorrento Town, Louisiana

  • WYPY (100.7 FM; Addis, LA; Owner: Guaranty Broadcasting Company Of Baton Rouge, Llc)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; Addis, LA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; Addis, LA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WCDV (103.3 FM; Denham Springs, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KYRK (104.1 FM; Vacherie, LA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; Donaldsonville, LA; Owner: Guaranty Broadcasting Company Of Baton Rouge, Llc)
  • KDDK (105.5 FM; Addis, LA; Owner: Radio & Investments, Inc.)
  • WTGE (107.3 FM; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Guaranty Broadcasting Company Of Baton Rouge, Llc)
  • KPAQ (88.1 FM; Plaquemine, LA; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Public Radio Inc.)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: East Baton Rouge Parish School Board)
  • 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; Pierre Part, LA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Pierre Part, LA; Owner: Grace Educational Group, 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)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Pierre Part, LA; Owner: Tightrope Broadcasting, Inc)
  • KLSU (91.1 FM; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Louisiana State University)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; Thibodaux, LA; Owner: Nicholls State University)
  • WDVW (92.3 FM; Vacherie, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Guaranty Broadcasting Company Of Baton Rouge, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sorrento Town, Louisiana

  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Louisiana Educational Television Authority)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; Addis, LA; Owner: Knight Broadcasting Of Baton Rouge License Corp.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; Addis, LA; Owner: Comcorp Of Baton Rouge License Corp.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; Baton Rouge, LA; Owner: Wafb License Subsidiary, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 50  (16.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 23  (7.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 43  (14.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 95  (31.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 48  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 47  (21.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 107  (48.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 7 Farms In Sorrento Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Sorrento Town, Louisiana

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 29.6 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)

  • Hammond Northshore Regional


    (about 35.6 miles in Hammond, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA2)

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International


    (about 39.0 miles in Kenner, Louisiana; Airport Code: MSY)

  • Harry P Williams Memorial


    (about 43.1 miles in Patterson, Louisiana; Airport Code: PTN)

  • Houma Terrebonne


    (about 44.1 miles in Bourg, Louisiana; Airport Code: HUM)

  • Lakefront


    (about 51.1 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NEW)

  • Southern Seaplane


    (about 54.9 miles in Gretna, Louisiana; Airport Code: BCS)

  • New Orleans NAS


    (about 55.5 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • New Orleans NAS JRB


    (about 55.8 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.76%

Carpooled

13.90%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.19%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.35%

Walked

1.93%

Other Means

1.35%

Worked At Home

2.51%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 288

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 10

Female householder, no husband present : 55

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 137

Householder not living alone : 11


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 15

All other households : 486


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 274

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 116

Renter-occupied housing units : 32


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 55

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 40

$20,000 to $24,999 : 62

$25,000 to $29,999 : 26

$30,000 to $34,999 : 38

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 26

$45,000 to $49,999 : 31

$50,000 to $59,999 : 27

$60,000 to $74,999 : 30

$75,000 to $99,999 : 76

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Total : 571


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 501

Vacant : 70


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 35

Built 2000 to 2004 : 96

Built 1990 to 1999 : 93

Built 1980 to 1989 : 60

Built 1970 to 1979 : 116

Built 1960 to 1969 : 45

Built 1950 to 1959 : 67

Built 1940 to 1949 : 30

Built 1939 or earlier : 29


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 201

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 300

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sorrento Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $69,999 : 11

$70,000 to $79,999 : 26

$80,000 to $89,999 : 53

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 81

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $174,999 : 58

$175,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 to $249,999 : 12

$250,000 to $299,999 : 6

$300,000 to $399,999 : 10

$400,000 to $499,999 : 2

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sorrento 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 : 29

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 236

Housing units without a mortgage : 168


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $114,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $152,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $81,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $68,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $108,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $96,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $81,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $112,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $76,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sorrento Town, Louisiana: 71.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sorrento 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 3 3 $322,560
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $322,560
2000        
  Single Family 7 7 $589,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $589,000
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $166,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $166,000
2002        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,276,665
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,276,665
2003        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,370,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,370,700
2004        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,650,026
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,650,026
2005        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,473,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,473,000
2006        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,721,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,721,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sorrento Town, LA): $35,234
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sorrento Town): $58,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sorrento Town): $400
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 49.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 49.0%
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: 0.4%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Regional Home Care-southeast


     Address: 826 W Hwy 30, Ste B, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/8/1992

Healing Hands Home Health Inc


     Address: 3542 Hwy 1 South, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/12/1992

St. James Home Care, Llc


     Address: 2430 Louisiana Ave, Lutcher, Louisiana 70071
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/1982

Home Health Solutions, Llc.


     Address: 3875 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/6/1992

Prestige Home Care, Inc


     Address: 1024 North Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/13/1992

Hospitals Close To Sorrento Town, Louisiana

St Elizabeth Hospital


     Address: 1125 West Highway 30, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St James Parish Hospital


     Address: 2471 Louisiana Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana 70071
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Our Lady Of The Lake Reg Med Center


     Address: 5000 Hennessy Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Baton Rouge General Medical Center


     Address: 3600 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Earl K Long Medical Center


     Address: 5825 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Nursing Homes Close To Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Gonzales Healthcare Center


     Address: 905 West Cornerview Road, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Ascension Care Center, Llc


     Address: 711 W. Cornerview Road, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 60%

D'ville House


     Address: 401 Vatican Drive, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 124
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Riverlands Health Care Center


     Address: 1980 River Road, Lutcher, Louisiana 70071
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Flannery Oaks Guest House


     Address: 1642 N. Flannery Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 142
     Percent Occupied: 87%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 59 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 175
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 55
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 50


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Sorrento Town, Louisiana


Charges


Sewerage: $23,000
Solid Waste Management: $67,000
All Other: $12,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $9,000
All Other: $63,000
Water Utilities: $19,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $65,000
Fire Protection: $29,000
Regular Highways: $139,000
Parks & Recreation: $16,000
Police Protection: $501,000
Sewerage: $12,000
Solid Waste Management: $69,000
General - Other: $83,000


Construction


Water Utilities: $19,000


Tax


Property: $30,000
Total General Sales: $371,000
Public Utilities: $84,000
Other Selective Sales: $8,000
Other License: $81,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $28,000
Fines & Forfeits: $261,000
General Revenue, Nec: $8,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $947,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $245,000


(updated 2006)



Ascension Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.69%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.07%
  • Other 1.24%



(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 Sorrento Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Ascension Parish, LA

11.36 % of Ascension Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $49,283

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,308

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

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

  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 3.04 % ($54,540 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 1.72 % ($39,258 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 0.89 % ($56,794 AGI )

Relocation away from Ascension Parish, LA

6.74 % of Ascension 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 $46,348

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,636

Louisiana Average 0.08 %

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

  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 1.92 % ($42,741 AGI )
  • Livingston Parish , LA 0.76 % ($37,447 AGI )
  • Assumption Parish , LA 0.24 % ($29,986 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 Sorrento 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 Sorrento Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sorrento Town, Louisiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 141 n/a n/a
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 71 n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 778 n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 n/a n/a


(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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