Ponchatoula, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Ponchatoula, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
7,311
Unemployment
1.8%
Poverty
14.5%
Median Home
$162,700
Median Income
$37,381
Median Rent
$901

Ponchatoula SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
4

Ponchatoula, LA Crime Report

601
Total Crimes
8,036.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
242.58%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ponchatoula
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 601 8,036.9 3,523.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 78 1,043.1 639.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 15.8 6.5
Robbery 23 307.6 80.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 50 668.6 497.0 279.7
Property Crime 523 6,993.8 2,884.4 1,958.2
Burglary 118 1,578.0 510.1 314.2
Larceny 379 5,068.2 2,107.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 26 347.7 266.9 246.0

Ponchatoula, LA Cost Of Living

87
Ponchatoula's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Ponchatoula Louisiana National Average
Overall 87 91 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 93 97 100
Housing 75 83 100
Transportation 86 93 100
Utilities 87 86 100

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Rankings for Ponchatoula in Louisiana

Map Of Ponchatoula, LA

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Population over time in Ponchatoula

Year Population % Change
2020 7,311 2.5%
2019 7,131 1.7%
2018 7,015 1.0%
2017 6,944 1.4%
2016 6,845 1.4%
2015 6,751 1.2%
2014 6,671 1.4%
2013 6,577 1.2%
2012 6,502 1.2%
2011 6,425 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ponchatoula

White
63.9% (4,673)
African American
30.4% (2,221)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.3% (25)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.8% (280)
Hispanic
1.5% (112)
Race Ponchatoula LA USA
White 63.9% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 30.4% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 0.3% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.8% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.5% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Ponchatoula

Female
52.4% (3,829)
Male
47.6% (3,482)
Gender Ponchatoula LA USA
Female 52.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ponchatoula for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (584)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (511)
High School / GED
42.0% (3,070)
Some College
19.0% (1,389)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (511)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,023)
Master's Degree
2.0% (146)
Professional Degree
1.0% (73)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ponchatoula LA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
6.3% (46,020)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (48,010)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.8% (130,349)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (69,154)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.9% (138,060)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.6% (99,503)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (85,821)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (53,234)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.3% (53,731)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (7,213)
Income Ponchatoula LA USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.8% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.9% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.6% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.3% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 4.7% 8.3%

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