Living in Waggaman, LA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Waggaman SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
5

Waggaman, LA Cost Of Living

92
Waggaman's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Waggaman, Louisiana Info Snack

Waggaman is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. Waggaman is on the West Bank of the Mississippi River, within the New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 10,304 at the 2010 census. The area was named for U.S. Senator George Augustus Waggaman (1782–1843).
Population
9,866
Unemployment
16.5%
Poverty
26.8%
Median Home
$108,900
Median Income
$43,906
Median Rent
$1,059

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Map Of Waggaman, LA

Population over time in Waggaman

Year Population % Change
2017 9,866 1.6%
2016 9,712 0.4%
2015 9,673 3.6%
2014 9,334 -5.3%
2013 9,857 -1.1%
2012 9,970 2.0%
2011 9,773 0.7%
2010 9,704 -2.8%
2009 9,979 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waggaman

White
25.4% (2,507)
African American
65.4% (6,454)
American Indian
0.6% (58)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.0% (101)
Two Or More
2.4% (233)
Hispanic
5.2% (513)
Race Waggaman LA USA
White 25.4% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 65.4% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.2% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Waggaman, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
9.4% (93,025)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (61,625)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.8% (145,554)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (90,971)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.8% (165,509)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (157,879)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (137,044)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (96,253)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (21,715)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (17,020)
Income Waggaman LA USA
Less than $10,000 9.4% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.8% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.8% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Waggaman

Female
52.9% (5,218)
Male
47.1% (4,648)
Gender Waggaman LA USA
Female 52.9% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waggaman for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (493)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (1,578)
High School / GED
39.0% (3,847)
Some College
21.0% (2,071)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (394)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,085)
Master's Degree
2.0% (197)
Professional Degree
1.0% (98)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (98)
Education Waggaman LA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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