Ponchatoula SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
4

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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
7,015
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
20.2%
Median Home
$144,100
Median Income
$43,681
Median Rent
$791

Rankings for Ponchatoula in Louisiana

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Map Of Ponchatoula, LA

Population over time in Ponchatoula

Year Population % Change
2017 7,015 1.0%
2016 6,944 1.4%
2015 6,845 1.4%
2014 6,751 1.2%
2013 6,671 1.4%
2012 6,577 1.2%
2011 6,502 1.2%
2010 6,425 -

Crime in Ponchatoula Per 100k

Crime Ponchatoula LA USA
Violent Crime 1134.3 557.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 12.4 5.3
Robbery 205.0 114.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 902.0 390.3 248.9
Property Crime 8555.4 3366.8 2362.0
Burglary 1913.4 731.5 430.4
Larceny 6368.7 2401.3 1694.0
Car Theft 273.3 234.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ponchatoula

White
57.6% (4,041)
African American
35.7% (2,507)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.8% (58)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.2% (295)
Hispanic
1.6% (114)
Race Ponchatoula LA USA
White 57.6% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 35.7% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.6% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
8.3% (58,224)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (47,702)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.9% (76,463)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (77,165)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.7% (124,165)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (122,762)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (92,598)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.2% (50,508)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (38,582)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (13,328)
Income Ponchatoula LA USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.9% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.7% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.2% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Ponchatoula

Female
52.2% (3,662)
Male
47.8% (3,352)
Gender Ponchatoula LA USA
Female 52.2% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ponchatoula for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.1% (358)
9-12th Grade
8.1% (570)
High School / GED
36.6% (2,565)
Some College
25.2% (1,769)
Associate's Degree
4.6% (325)
Bachelor's Degree
16.1% (1,128)
Master's Degree
4.0% (277)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (19)
Education Ponchatoula LA USA
< 9th Grade 5.1% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.1% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 36.6% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 25.2% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.6% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.1% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.0% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.0% 1.4%

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