Ville Platte SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
1/10
Housing
3
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
7

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Ville Platte, Louisiana Info Snack

Ville Platte is a city in, and the parish seat of, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 7,430 at the 2010 census, down from 8,145 in 2000. The city's name is of French origin, roughly translating to "flat city", in reference to its relatively flat topography in contrast to the more hilly terrain north of the area.
Population
7,196
Unemployment
20.2%
Poverty
39.4%
Median Home
$75,000
Median Income
$20,534
Median Rent
$576

Rankings for Ville Platte in Louisiana

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Map Of Ville Platte, LA

Population over time in Ville Platte

Year Population % Change
2017 7,196 -0.9%
2016 7,259 -1.1%
2015 7,338 0.2%
2014 7,327 -0.1%
2013 7,336 -0.8%
2012 7,394 -0.9%
2011 7,464 -1.3%
2010 7,561 -1.4%
2009 7,668 -
Crime/100k Ville Platte LA USA
Violent Crime 154.3 537.5 368.9
Murder 14.0 11.4 5.0
Robbery 98.2 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 42.1 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 7938.3 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 1949.5 668.1 376.0
Larceny 5736.3 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 252.5 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ville Platte

White
40.5% (2,912)
African American
58.7% (4,223)
American Indian
0.3% (20)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (41)
Hispanic
0.0% (0)
Race Ville Platte LA USA
White 40.5% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 58.7% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.0% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Ville Platte, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
21.1% (151,987)
$10,000 to $14,999
15.0% (108,288)
$15,000 to $24,999
21.1% (151,747)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (58,826)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (107,087)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.6% (83,797)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.9% (35,055)
$100,000 to $149,999
1.9% (13,926)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (8,883)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Ville Platte LA USA
Less than $10,000 21.1% 962.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 15.0% 624.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 21.1% 1219.6% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 1066.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 1291.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.6% 1620.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.9% 1086.1% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 1.9% 1228.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 472.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 429.0% 697.9%

Gender in Ville Platte

Female
51.1% (3,675)
Male
48.9% (3,520)
Gender Ville Platte LA USA
Female 51.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ville Platte for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
15.0% (1,079)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (1,151)
High School / GED
42.0% (3,022)
Some College
12.0% (863)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (359)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (575)
Master's Degree
1.0% (71)
Professional Degree
1.0% (71)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ville Platte LA USA
< 9th Grade 15.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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