Ponchatoula, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Ponchatoula, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
7,195
Unemployment
2.5%
Poverty
22.0%
Median Home
$152,500
Median Income
$41,184
Median Rent
$900

Ponchatoula SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
4

Ponchatoula, LA Crime Report

601
Total Crimes
8,036.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
224.50%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ponchatoula
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 601 8,036.9 3,711.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 78 1,043.1 549.3 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 11.7 5.0
Robbery 23 307.6 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 50 668.6 402.1 250.2
Property Crime 523 6,993.8 3,162.0 2,109.9
Burglary 118 1,578.0 579.0 340.5
Larceny 379 5,068.2 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 26 347.7 230.5 219.9

Ponchatoula, LA Cost Of Living

88
Ponchatoula's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Ponchatoula Louisiana National Average
Overall 88 92 100
Services 94 96 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 94 98 100
Housing 76 81 100
Transportation 93 99 100
Utilities 88 88 100

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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
2019 7,195 0.9%
2018 7,131 1.7%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ponchatoula

White
63.9% (4,595)
African American
30.4% (2,187)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.6% (41)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.3% (236)
Hispanic
1.9% (136)
Race Ponchatoula LA USA
White 63.9% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 30.4% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.9% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Ponchatoula

Female
53.1% (3,819)
Male
46.9% (3,376)
Gender Ponchatoula LA USA
Female 53.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ponchatoula for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (431)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (575)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,878)
Some College
20.0% (1,439)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (431)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,151)
Master's Degree
3.0% (215)
Professional Degree
1.0% (71)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Ponchatoula LA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 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
9.3% (66,848)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (57,549)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.2% (123,644)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (74,387)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (79,665)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.3% (95,497)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (94,743)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (49,508)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.6% (69,110)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (8,544)
Income Ponchatoula LA USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.2% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.3% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.6% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 4.6% 7.7%

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