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Population (year 2000): 7,064. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,717 (-4.9% change)
Males: 3,311 (46.9%), Females: 3,753 (53.1%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $28,364 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Plaquemine:

  • Black (49.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (20.1%), Italian (5.9%), United States (5.6%), German (4.8%), Irish (4.5%), English (3.0%).

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Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Plaquemine,

For population 25 years and over in Plaquemine

  • High school or higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plaquemine city

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-0.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (13.9 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (286.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (5.2 miles Addis, LA (7.4 miles Brusly, LA (9.0 miles Gardere, Gabriel, LA (9.8 miles St. Castle, LA (10.3 miles White Hills Place, LA (11.8 miles Oak Allen, LA (11.9 miles Port St. George, LA (13.0 miles Village


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 7 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $166,400

Latitude: 30.28 N, Longitude: 91.24 W

Area code: 225


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.5%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Retail trade (12.8%), Construction (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,554 (+36.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 880 (36.0%)

Crime in Plaquemine (2001):
  • 1 murder (14.2 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (28.3 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (184.2 per 100,000)
  • 129 assaults (1827.7 per 100,000)
  • 123 burglaries (1742.7 per 100,000)
  • 476 thefts (6744.1 per 100,000)
  • 12 auto thefts (170.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 850.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Plaquemine (2002):
  • 2 murders (28.2 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (28.2 per 100,000)
  • 5 robberies (70.6 per 100,000)
  • 83 assaults (1171.5 per 100,000)
  • 85 burglaries (1199.7 per 100,000)
  • 482 thefts (6803.1 per 100,000)
  • 6 auto thefts (84.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 659.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Plaquemine, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plaquemine,

Plaquemine-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Plaquemine city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1971, a category 3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chad Davis - College football player (McNeese State Cowboys).


Hospital/medical center in Plaquemine:
  • RIVER WEST MEDICAL CENTER (59355 RIVER WEST DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Plaquemine:
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE REG MED CENTER (about 11 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA)
  • BENTON REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA)
  • BATON ROUGE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plaquemine:
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 18 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
  • ACADIANA REGIONAL (about 48 miles; NEW IBERIA, LA; ID: ARA)
  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL (about 52 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; ID: LFT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plaquemine:
  • LOUISIANA REGIONAL (about 23 miles; GONZALES, LA; ID: L38)
  • FALSE RIVER RGNL (about 34 miles; NEW ROADS, LA; ID: HZR)
  • LE MAIRE MEML (about 40 miles; JEANERETTE, LA; ID: 2R1)

Amtrak station near Plaquemine:
  • 13 miles: BATON ROUGE (1253 FLORIDA ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:
College/University in Plaquemine:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WESTSIDE CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 116; Location: 59125 BAYOU RD; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plaquemine:
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & AG & MECH & HEBERT LAWS CTR (about 10 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; Full-time enrollment: 28,696)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,399)
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; FT enrollment: 6,244)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 57 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; FT enrollment: 13,673)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 81 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 81 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
Public high school in Plaquemine:
  • PLAQUEMINE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 688; Location: 59595 BELLEVIEW DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Plaquemine:
  • ST. JOHN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 24250 REGINA STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PLAQUEMINE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 25125 GASPER STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Plaquemine:
  • CRESCENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 686; Location: 62575 BAYOU ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • E.J. GAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 57955 SAINT LOUIS ROAD; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • IBERVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 58650 IRON FARM ROAD; Grades: PK - 03)
  • IBERVILLE PARISH OPTIONAL EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 44; Location: 58060 PLAQUEMINE STREET; Grades: 01 - 12)
Library in Plaquemine:
  • IBERVILLE PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,137,869; Location: 24605 J. GERALD BERRET BOULEVARD; 161,756 books; 948 audio materials; 4,293 video materials; 569 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Plaquemine: Iberville Parish Library (A), Iberville Parish Courthouse (B).

Shopping Center: Bellview Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Plaquemine include: Hurst United Methodist Church (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), First United Pentecostal Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Plymouth Rock Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church (G), Northside Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Highlands Cemetery (1).

Parks in Plaquemine include: Plaquemine Historic District (1), Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site (2).

Post office: (A).  


Plaquemine compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Plaquemine:
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKAY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WHITE CASTLE, LA; Owner: CACTUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plaquemine:
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, 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)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLSU (91.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Plaquemine:
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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