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Population (year 2000): 9,885. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,716 (-1.7% change)
Males: 4,686 (47.4%), Females: 5,199 (52.6%)

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Median resident age: 41.4 years
Median household income: $44,702 (year 2000)
Median house value: $135,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Harahan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (32.6%), German (23.1%), Italian (17.6%), Irish (15.9%), English (8.6%), United States (5.2%).

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Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Harahan,

For population 25 years and over in Harahan

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harahan city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

2.0% Foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-0.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA (4.3 miles Metairie, pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (10.1 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (356.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (1.5 miles Elmwood, Ridge, LA River (1.8 miles LA (2.1 miles Waggaman, LA (2.5 miles Avondale, City, LA (2.7 miles Bridge LA (3.5 miles Jefferson, LA (4.3 miles Metairie, LA (4.8 miles Westwego,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $167,300

Latitude: 29.94 N, Longitude: 90.20 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.9%), Retail trade (11.0%), Construction (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,194 (-12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 557 (11.5%)


 

Crime in Harahan by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 10.1 0.0 10.1
Rapes 2 0 2 4
    per 100,000 20.2 0.0 20.2 40.5
Robberies 1 5 7 6
    per 100,000 10.1 50.6 70.8 60.7
Assaults 13 12 15 14
    per 100,000 131.5 121.4 151.7 141.6
Burglaries 23 31 46 32
    per 100,000 232.7 313.6 465.4 323.7
Thefts 154 127 115 193
    per 100,000 1557.9 1284.8 1163.4 1952.5
Auto thefts 15 15 25 18
    per 100,000 151.7 151.7 252.9 182.1
128.2 135.1 159.0 188.2


Average climate in Harahan, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harahan,

Harahan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Harahan city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Harahan:
  • RIVER OAKS CHILD & ADOLESCENT HOSPITAL (1525 RIVER OAKS ROAD WEST)
  • RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL (1525 RIVER OAKS WEST)
  • ST JOHN'S REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (405 FOLSE STREET)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harahan:
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 5 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 15 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 60 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harahan:
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 15 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (about 28 miles; RESERVE, LA; ID: 1L0)

Amtrak station near Harahan:
  • 9 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 2 $3,990 $23,940 3 $3,297
Financial Administration 2 $4,784 $28,704 2 $3,100
Streets and Highways 4 $7,295 $21,885 1 $850
Correction 3 $5,276 $21,104 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $36,000 $28,800 1 $399
Police Protection - Officers 26 $63,885 $29,485 1 $1,488
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,915 $22,980 1 $649
Other Government Administration 3 $7,886 $31,544 1 $945
Totals for Government 56 $131,031 $28,078 10 $10,727


College/University in Harahan:
  • JOHN CASABLANCAS MODELING AND CAREER CENTER (Location: 880 W COMMERCE RD STE 103; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harahan:
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 6 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 6 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 7 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 9 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 14 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
Public primary/middle school in Harahan:
  • HARAHAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 6723 JEFFERSON HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Harahan:
  • ST RITA (Students: 580; Location: 194 RAVAN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 300 COLONIAL CLUB DR; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable locations in Harahan: Colonial Golf Course (A), Colonial Country Club (B), Harahan City Hall (C).

Shopping Center: Colonial Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Harahan include: First Baptist Church (A), Faith Lutheran Church (B), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (C), Saint Rita Catholic Church (D).

Park in Harahan: Soniat Playground (1).

Post office: (A).  


Harahan compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Harahan:
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harahan:
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Harahan:
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

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