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Population (year 2000): 27,684
Males: 13,604 (49.1%), Females: 14,080 (50.9%)

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Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $45,103 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Laplace:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.0%)
  • Black (35.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (18.4%), German (9.8%), Italian (7.2%), Irish (6.4%), United States (4.1%), English (3.7%).Louisiana

Elevation: 13 feet

Land area: 21.5 square miles

Laplace,

For population 25 years and over in Laplace

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laplace CDP

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

2.9% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA (16.7 miles Kenner, pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (30.1 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (337.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (4.6 miles Montz, LA (4.8 miles Reserve, LA (5.2 miles Killona, LA (5.5 miles Edgard, Taft, LA (6.9 miles) , LA (7.1 miles Norco, LA (9.1 miles Hahnville, LA (9.3 miles Garyville,

Latitude: 30.08 N, Longitude: 90.48 W

Area code: 985


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.7%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Retail trade (13.1%), Construction (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,704 (-17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,539 (29.3%)

Average climate in Laplace, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Laplace-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Laplace city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Laplace:
  • RIVER PARISHES HOSPITAL (500 RUE DE SANTE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Laplace:
  • LAPLACE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; LA PLACE, LA)
  • LULING REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; LULING, LA)
  • ST CHARLES HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; LULING, LA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Laplace:
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 18 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 33 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 55 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laplace:
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (about 6 miles; RESERVE, LA; ID: 1L0)
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 31 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • HAMMOND MUNI (about 31 miles; HAMMOND, LA; ID: HDC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laplace:
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 27 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 27 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 28 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 29 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 30 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; FT enrollment: 6,244)
Public primary/middle schools in Laplace:
  • LAPLACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,000; Location: 393 GREENWOOD DRIVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • EAST ST. JOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 945; Location: 400 ORY DRIVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • GLADE SCHOOL (Students: 684; Location: 3328 HIGHWAY 51; Grades: KG - 08)
  • JOHN L. ORY COMMUNICATIONS MAGNET ELEMENTARY (Students: 411; Location: 182 WEST FIFTH STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
Library in Laplace:
  • ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,733,328; Location: 1334 WEST AIRLINE HIGHWAY; 151,245 books; 3,818 audio materials; 3,098 video materials; 346 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Laplace: Anchor Plantation (A), Riverlands Country Club (B), Woodland Plantation (C).

Churches in Laplace include: Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church (A), Provident Church (B), Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church (C), Church of the Galilean (D), Lutheran Church of the Galilean (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F).

Park in Laplace: Larayo Youth Park (1).


Laplace compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Laplace:
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKW (1010 AM; 1 kW; GARYVILLE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Laplace:
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Laplace:
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)

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