Harahan, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 9,406 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 4,647  (49.4%)
Females: 4,759  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70123.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,883 (it was $44,702 in 2000)
Harahan:

$65,883
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,793 (it was $23,448 in 2000)

Harahan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $235,447 (it was $134,100 in 2000)
Harahan:

$235,447
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $225,680; detached houses: $229,175; townhouses or other attached units: $188,179; in 2-unit structures: $206,969; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,404; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,317; mobile homes: $60,186; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $25,627

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,047.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harahan: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harahan, LA (2010)
    • 8,46891.3%White alone
    • 4054.4%Hispanic
    • 1972.1%Black alone
    • 931.0%Asian alone
    • 560.6%Two or more races
    • 420.5%American Indian alone
    • 130.1%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Harahan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Harahan, Louisiana as of July 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harahan is 1,870 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Harahan by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
2
(21.5)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(40.9)
3
(32.6)
4
(43.4)
2
(22.3)
4
(43.2)
2
(21.2)
2
(21.4)
3
(32.1)
4
(43.0)
2
(21.5)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.3)
4
(42.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(316.6)
21
(228.0)
17
(184.5)
12
(133.7)
14
(151.4)
11
(116.6)
12
(128.2)
9
(96.4)
8
(86.1)
12
(128.8)
10
(107.0)
8
(85.4)
15
(160.0)
7
(74.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(265.5)
28
(304.1)
37
(401.7)
26
(289.7)
28
(302.7)
31
(328.7)
48
(512.7)
27
(289.3)
35
(376.5)
22
(236.1)
25
(267.5)
23
(245.6)
15
(160.0)
17
(180.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
121
(1,236)
95
(1,032)
138
(1,498)
105
(1,170)
141
(1,524)
89
(943.7)
126
(1,346)
86
(921.4)
102
(1,097)
110
(1,180)
72
(770.3)
94
(1,004)
124
(1,323)
81
(859.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(102.1)
8
(86.9)
12
(130.3)
7
(78.0)
6
(64.9)
4
(42.4)
8
(85.5)
6
(64.3)
3
(32.3)
11
(118.0)
4
(42.8)
9
(96.1)
4
(42.7)
8
(84.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.6)
13
(141.1)
5
(55.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.4)
1
(10.8)
2
(21.5)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)151.8124.9148.4137.9152.2102.3137.2121.2141.7114.077.690.7105.989.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Harahan, LA

Crime rate in Harahan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: Italian (16.0%), French (13.7%), American (13.7%), German (9.4%), Irish (4.0%), English (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 4,780 people per square mile   (average).

Harahan, Louisiana map

346 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.7%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,175 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,123 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metairie, LA (4.2 miles , pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (8.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (311.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Elmwood, LA (1.2 miles ),
River Ridge, LA (1.3 miles ),
Waggaman, LA (1.4 miles ),
Bridge City, LA (1.6 miles ),
Avondale, LA (1.6 miles ),
Jefferson, LA (1.8 miles ),
Metairie, LA (2.0 miles ),
Westwego, LA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.94 N, Longitude: 90.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,098 (-11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 718 (14.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Harahan, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harahan, LA in 2017
Harahan satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $353,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $270,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $330,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $299,300
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $362,500
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $292,100
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $268,400
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $311,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Harahan, LA residents
Average permit cost in Harahan, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Harahan, LA
Historical housing units in Harahan, LA
Most common industries in Harahan, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Harahan, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Harahan, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Harahan, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.7. This is about average.

City:

74.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Harahan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Harahan city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harahan-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from Harahan center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 335.6 miles away from Harahan center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from Harahan center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.4 miles away from Harahan center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 295.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Parish (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harahan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harahan:

  • RIVER OAKS CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HOSPITAL (1525 RIVER OAKS ROAD WEST)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE LLC (824 ELMWOOD PARK BLVD SUITE 155)
  • NURSES REGISTRY HOME HEALTH, INC. (990 N CORPORATE DR. ST 302)
  • OMNI HOME CARE, LLC (36 COMMERCE CT)
  • HARAHAN GUEST HOUSE (405 FOLSE DR)
  • ST JOHN'S SPECIALTY HOSPITAL S (405 FOLSE ROAD)
  • ST JOSEPH OF HARAHAN (405 FOLSE DRIVE)

Heliports located in Harahan:

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Amtrak station near Harahan:

  • 8 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Harahan:

  • 15 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harahan:

  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 5 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 5 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 6 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 11 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 38 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 43 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Harahan:

  • RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL (Location: 1525 RIVER OAKS ROAD WEST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Harahan:

Private elementary/middle schools in Harahan:

  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 409, Location: 194 RAVAN AVE, Grades: PK-7)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 68, Location: 300 COLONIAL CLUB DR, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Harahan

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harahan: Colonial Country Club (A), Colonial Golf Course (B), Jefferson Parish Library Harahan Branch (C), Harahan Police Department - Records (D), Harahan Volunteer Fire Department (E), Harahan City Hall (F), Saint John's Specialty Hospital (G), Saint Joseph Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Colonial Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Harahan include: Hickory Knoll Church of Christ (A), Holy Innocents Orthodox Church (B), Harahan Christian Church (C), Comunidad Cristiano International (D), Saint Rita Catholic Church (E), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Faith Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harahan: Soniat Playground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Towneplace Suites Harahan (5424 Citrus blvd).

Birthplace of: Hank Lauricella - Politician, Merritt Cabal - Playboy model.

Jefferson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
163 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Harahan in 2000:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Harahan (2011 data):

  • Whitney Bank: Harahan Branch at 6318 Jefferson Highway, branch established on 1955/10/21; Elmwood Village Branch at 5200 Mounes Street, branch established on 1977/06/27. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Elmwood Branch at 950 South Clearview Parkway, branch established on 1988/07/05; Harahan Branch at 7129 Jefferson Highway, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Capital One, National Association: Elmwood Branch at 5400 Mounes Street, branch established on 1982/02/22. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Iberiabank: Elmwood Branch at 5120 Citrus Boulevard, branch established on 2000/04/17. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • First NBC Bank: Elmwood Branch at 1105 S. Clearview Parkway, branch established on 2007/01/16. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company
  • State-Investors Bank: 8384 Jefferson Hwy Branch at 8384 Jefferson Highway, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $243.5 mil, Deposits: $164.2 mil, headquarters in Metairie, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • First Bank and Trust: Elmwood Sales Branch at 5360 Mounes Street, branch established on 1995/12/18. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $760.5 mil, Deposits: $610.3 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Trust Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Harahan:

Marital status in Harahan, LA
  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Harahan:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harahan
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harahan, LA (based on Jefferson Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic148,82743
Evangelical Protestant57,266160
Mainline Protestant9,90830
Other9,66623
Black Protestant7,39432
Orthodox3001
None199,191-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 107
Jefferson Parish:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
Jefferson Parish:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Jefferson Parish:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
Jefferson Parish:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson Parish:

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

28.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

14.5%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harahan:

45.4%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Harahan:

28.9
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harahan:

12.1%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harahan, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$52,502$31,5010$0
Firefighters 14$39,891$34,1921$730
Police - Other 7$15,817$27,1151$2,061
Streets and Highways 6$13,136$26,2720$0
Other Government Administration 4$17,455$52,3656$5,590
Financial Administration 4$9,605$28,8154$1,778
Parks and Recreation 3$8,341$33,3641$1,079
Judicial and Legal 2$4,886$29,3161$1,806
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,353
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 60$161,633$32,32715$14,397

Harahan government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,525,000 ($162.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $862,000 ($91.64)
    Central Staff Services: $725,000 ($77.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $649,000 ($69.00)
    Sewerage: $598,000 ($63.58)
    Regular Highways: $441,000 ($46.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000 ($33.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000 ($16.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $124,000 ($13.18)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($9.04)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($3.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($15.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $128,000 ($13.61)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($2.87)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($2.76)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($2.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.85)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,578,000 ($274.08)

Harahan government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $512,000 ($54.43)
    Sewerage: $504,000 ($53.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $491,000 ($52.20)
    General Revenue - Other: $190,000 ($20.20)
    Rents: $32,000 ($3.40)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $309,000 ($32.85)
    Sewerage: $309,000 ($32.85)
    Other: $227,000 ($24.13)
    Highways: $157,000 ($16.69)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,506,000 ($160.11)
    Property: $1,187,000 ($126.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $442,000 ($46.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $434,000 ($46.14)

Harahan government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,615,000 ($384.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,410,000 ($362.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000 ($21.79)

Harahan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,155,000 ($229.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $676,000 ($71.87)

6.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,300 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.15%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orleans Parish, LA  2.12% ($44,136 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($46,358)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.24% ($49,246)


6.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.84% ($46,291 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.59% ($61,399)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($49,038)
Businesses in Harahan, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2OfficeMax1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Old Navy1
Ashley Furniture1Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Penske1
DHL1Pier 1 Imports1
DressBarn1Popeyes2
Dressbarn1Quiznos1
FedEx9RadioShack1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Rue211
Hilton1Sprint Nextel2
Home Depot1Starbucks1
Jones New York1T-Mobile3
Marriott1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets6UPS1
Maurices1Verizon Wireless2
Men's Wearhouse1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harahan:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harahan:

  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harahan:

  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
Harahan fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Harahan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.2mTotal length
  • $220,000Total costs
  • 68,600Total average daily traffic
  • 11,322Total average daily truck traffic
  • 116,620Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harahan)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Harahan, LA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harahan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2729R , Serial Number: 4117, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence K Neal, 216 Anthony Ave, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 400A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-fan
    N-Number: 471XP , Serial Number: RK-471, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Inab LLC, 5709 Salem St, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AB1A5 (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5761C , Serial Number: 18282369, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Summit Air LLC, 5813 Citrus Blvd, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Aircraft: ECLIPSE AVIATION CORP EA500 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW610F-A (950 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 768JF , Serial Number: 000030, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/10/2015
    Registrant (LLC): H & E Services LLC, 1400 Edwards Ave, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3958N , Serial Number: D-1218, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Kash, 5802 River Rd, Harahan, LA 70123
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/24/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$152,84045$165,490183$168,98017$50,3211$341,11014$103,1830$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$129,6205$230,76019$126,6022$245,0500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$143,0005$153,07040$178,48719$50,8910$06$82,3571$146,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$165,79017$173,20939$171,8130$00$01$182,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$168,0009$199,2820$00$01$168,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0240.01 , 0240.02, 0241.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$192,6167$199,9261$203,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$133,5203$141,6430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$268,0150$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$184,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$193,9500$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0240.01 , 0240.02, 0241.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harahan, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harahan, LA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 6. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Harahan, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (34.9%), and Structure Fires (25.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harahan, LA
    • 3734.9%Outside Fires
    • 2725.5%Structure Fires
    • 2321.7%Other
    • 1917.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harahan, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harahan, LA
  • 76.8%Utility gas
  • 21.5%Electricity
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harahan, LA
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 47.2%Utility gas


Harahan compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Harahan on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 (70123) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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