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Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
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Ponchatoula, Louisiana Info Snack

Ponchatoula is a small city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 6,559 at the 2010 census. Ponchatoula is known as the "Strawberry Capital of the World". It is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
7,131
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
21.2%
Median Home
$148,300
Median Income
$41,834
Median Rent
$813

2 Reviews & Comments About Ponchatoula

Overall User Rating
2.5
/5

HomeSnacks User

I'm from Ponchatoula, La. and I have to say this sounds about right. I moved almost 3 years ago and haven't looked back.


HomeSnacks User

I graduated from Ponchatoula High School. I think received a pretty good education. I also learned how to fabricate anything at that school.

Rankings for Ponchatoula in Louisiana

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Map Of Ponchatoula, LA

Population over time in Ponchatoula

Year Population % Change
2017 7,131 1.7%
2016 7,015 1.0%
2015 6,944 1.4%
2014 6,845 1.4%
2013 6,751 1.2%
2012 6,671 1.4%
2011 6,577 1.2%
2010 6,502 1.2%
2009 6,425 -
Crime/100k Ponchatoula LA USA
Violent Crime 1031.3 537.5 368.9
Murder 13.6 11.4 5.0
Robbery 67.9 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 868.5 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 5903.1 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 1058.5 668.1 376.0
Larceny 4600.4 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 244.3 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ponchatoula

White
59.8% (4,263)
African American
32.8% (2,339)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.9% (61)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.5% (321)
Hispanic
2.1% (147)
Race Ponchatoula LA USA
White 59.8% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 32.8% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
9.0% (64,050)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.4% (59,780)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (86,735)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (72,857)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.7% (126,500)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.2% (87,269)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (70,189)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (85,934)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (51,240)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (8,540)
Income Ponchatoula LA USA
Less than $10,000 9.0% 962.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.4% 624.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 1219.6% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 1066.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.7% 1291.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.2% 1620.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 1086.1% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 1228.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 472.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 429.0% 697.9%

Gender in Ponchatoula

Female
51.8% (3,692)
Male
48.2% (3,438)
Gender Ponchatoula LA USA
Female 51.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ponchatoula for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (356)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (641)
High School / GED
36.0% (2,567)
Some College
23.0% (1,640)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (427)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (1,283)
Master's Degree
2.0% (142)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (71)
Education Ponchatoula LA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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