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Population (year 2000): 8,555
Males: 4,129 (48.3%), Females: 4,426 (51.7%)

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Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $32,993 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Violet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.1%)
  • Black (38.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: French (16.4%), German (11.8%), Italian (10.7%), Irish (6.9%), United States (6.3%), English (2.2%).Louisiana

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Violet,

For population 25 years and over in Violet

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Violet CDP

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.9% Foreign born


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orleans, LA New (12.2 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (377.1 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.2 miles Poydras, LA (2.4 miles Meraux, LA (5.4 miles Chalmette, Chasse, LA Belle (7.8 miles LA (8.0 miles Arabi, LA (9.1 miles Terrytown, LA (9.2 miles Timberlane, LA (10.9 miles Gretna,

Latitude: 29.90 N, Longitude: 89.90 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Manufacturing (13.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,882 (-33.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 270 (7.9%)

Average climate in Violet, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Violet-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the Violet 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 38.6 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 near Violet:
  • CHALMETTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; CHALMETTE, LA)
  • HEALTHWEST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; GRETNA, LA)
  • MEADOWCREST HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; GRETNA, LA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Violet:
  • LAKEFRONT (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 26 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 45 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Violet:
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • SLIDELL (about 31 miles; SLIDELL, LA; ID: ASD)

Amtrak station near Violet:
  • 14 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.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Violet:
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,217)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 14 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 15 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 15 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 17 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 17 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
Public primary/middle school in Violet:
  • W. SMITH JR. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 6701 EAST SAINT BERNARD HWY; Grades: PK - 05)

Churches in Violet include: First Baptist Church of Violet (A), Riverbend Baptist Church (B), Greater Round Hill Baptist Church (C).

Cemetery: Merrit Cemetery (1).

Post office: (A).  


Violet compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median house value below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Violet:
  • 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.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Violet:
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
TV broadcast stations around Violet:
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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