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Population (year 2000): 9,435
Males: 4,556 (48.3%), Females: 4,879 (51.7%)

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Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $33,084 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Waggaman:

  • Black (54.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (11.4%), German (6.6%), United States (5.2%), Italian (4.9%), Irish (4.0%), Subsaharan African (3.6%).

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Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 5.6 square miles

Waggaman,

For population 25 years and over in Waggaman

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waggaman CDP

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

3.0% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA (5.7 miles Kenner, pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (12.1 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (354.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.1 miles Harahan, Ridge, LA River (2.4 miles LA (2.5 miles Avondale, LA (3.5 miles Elmwood, City, LA (4.4 miles Bridge LA (5.1 miles Ama, LA (5.5 miles Jefferson, LA (5.7 miles Kenner,

Latitude: 29.93 N, Longitude: 90.23 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.7%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,242 (-13.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 364 (9.9%)

Average climate in Waggaman, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waggaman-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Waggaman 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 24.8 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 Waggaman:
  • RIVER OAKS CHILD & ADOLESCENT HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; HARAHAN, LA)
  • RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; HARAHAN, LA)
  • ST JOHN'S REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; HARAHAN, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waggaman:
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 4 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 17 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 62 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waggaman:
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 16 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (about 26 miles; RESERVE, LA; ID: 1L0)

Amtrak station near Waggaman:
  • 11 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 Waggaman:
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 8 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 8 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 9 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 11 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 14 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 16 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
Public primary/middle schools in Waggaman:
  • LUCILLE CHERBONNIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 700 DANDELION DRIVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • NORBERT RILLIEUX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 7121 RIVER ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WAGGAMAN SPECIAL SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 6801 RIVER ROAD; Grades: 01 - 08)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Please note that there are only parishes in Louisiana. The other 49 states have counties. added by Clay

Churches in Waggaman include: Second Saint John the Baptist Church (A), Mount Herman Baptist Church (B).

Parks in Waggaman include: Kark Park (1), Thomas Jefferson Park (2).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Waggaman:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waggaman:
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Waggaman:
  • 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.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

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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