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Population (year 2000): 10,224
Males: 4,945 (48.4%), Females: 5,279 (51.6%)

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Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $31,969 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Raceland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.5%)
  • Black (26.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (22.9%), French Canadian (12.2%), United States (11.3%), German (4.2%), English (3.1%), Irish (2.2%).

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Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 21.6 square miles

Raceland,

For population 25 years and over in Raceland

  • High school or higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raceland CDP

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

0.5% Foreign born



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA (31.4 miles Kenner, pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (41.3 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (328.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (4.6 miles Mathews, LA (7.1 miles Lockport, Allemands, LA (11.8 miles Des Cane, LA (11.9 miles Bayou LA (12.1 miles Houma, LA (12.4 miles Gray, Gauche, LA (13.7 miles Bayou LA (14.7 miles Schriever,

Latitude: 29.72 N, Longitude: 90.61 W

Area code: 985


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Manufacturing (17.9%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,074 (-20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 909 (22.8%)

Average climate in Raceland, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Raceland-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Raceland city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Mark Washington - College basketball player (Northeastern Huskies).


Hospitals/medical centers in Raceland:
  • ST ANNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (4608 HWY 1)
  • ST ANNE REHAB HOSPITAL (4608 HIGHWAY 1)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Raceland:
  • LEONARD J CHAUBERT MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; HOUMA, LA)
  • PHYSICIANS SURGICAL SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; HOUMA, LA)
  • TERREBONNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; HOUMA, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Raceland:
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 31 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 46 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 66 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Raceland:
  • CHARLIE HAMMONDS (about 12 miles; HOUMA, LA; ID: 3L1)
  • HOUMA-TERREBONNE (about 13 miles; HOUMA, LA; ID: HUM)
  • THIBODAUX MUNICIPAL (about 15 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; ID: L83)

Amtrak station near Raceland:
  • 15 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raceland:
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,244)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 37 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 37 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 39 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 40 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 43 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
Public high school in Raceland:
  • CENTRAL LAFOURCHE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,456; Location: 4820 HIGHWAY 1; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Raceland:
  • RACELAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 3737 HIGHWAY 308; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RACELAND UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 3759 HIGHWAY 308; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • RACELAND LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 4101 HIGHWAY 308 SOUTH; Grades: PK - 02)
  • BAYOU LAFOURCHE MARINE INSTITUTE (Students: 35; Location: 942 HIGHWAY 90 EAST; Grades: 05 - 10)
Private primary/middle school in Raceland:
  • ST MARYS NATIVITY SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: PO BOX K; Grades: PK - 8)

Churches in Raceland include: Assembly of God Church (A), Bell Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C), Third Zion Church (D), Raceland Church (E).

Cemeteries: Bell Cemetery (1), Hadley Cemetery (2), Third Zion Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4).


Raceland compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Raceland:
  • 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)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raceland:
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • 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.)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, 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)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Raceland:
  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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