Harahan, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 9,334 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 4,284  (45.9%)
Females: 5,050  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70123.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,013 (it was $44,702 in 2000)
Harahan:

$61,013
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,786 (it was $23,448 in 2000)

Harahan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $222,021 (it was $134,100 in 2000)
Harahan:

$222,021
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $981.

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  • Races in Harahan, LA (2010)

    Harahan races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harahan: 98.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (19.4%), German (18.5%), Italian (14.7%), Irish (11.9%), United States (10.7%), English (6.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 4,744 people per square mile   (average).

Harahan,LA real estate house value index trend

Harahan, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Harahan:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harahan city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

226 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.4%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,162 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $741 (0.3%)

Harahan satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.94 N, Longitude: 90.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -932 (-10.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 665 (13.5%)

Harahan household income distribution Harahan home values distribution

Crime rates in Harahan by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1010001100110
per 100,000 10.10.010.20.00.00.011.110.80.00.010.710.80.0
Rapes 0240001011121
per 100,000 0.020.340.70.00.00.011.10.010.610.710.721.510.7
Robberies 5764342422342
per 100,000 50.471.161.040.932.643.422.343.221.221.432.143.021.5
Assaults 121514312117121411129812
per 100,000 121.0152.4142.3316.6228.0184.5133.7151.4116.6128.296.486.1128.8
Burglaries 31463226283726283148273522
per 100,000 312.7467.4325.2265.5304.1401.7289.7302.7328.7512.7289.3376.5236.1
Thefts 127115193121951381051418912686102110
per 100,000 1,280.91,168.51,961.61,235.81,031.61,498.01,169.81,524.5943.71,345.9921.41,097.21,180.4
Auto thefts 1525181081276486311
per 100,000 151.3254.0182.9102.186.9130.378.064.942.485.564.332.3118.0
Arson 11303135000212
per 100,000 10.110.230.50.032.6141.155.70.00.00.021.410.821.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 153.7178.2228.8161.2132.6157.6146.5161.7108.7145.6128.7150.4121.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Harahan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 26 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Louisiana average:

3.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-0.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Harahan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Harahan, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 the city 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 Harahan 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 (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harahan topographic map

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

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)
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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 87.4. This is about average.

City:

87.4
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.46
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.60. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.60
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Harahan, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Louisiana average:

12.2

Harahan travel time to work - commute Harahan mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Harahan city (based on Jefferson Parish data)

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.
Louisiana:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

28.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

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
Financial Administration 4$9,605$28,8154$1,778
Other Government Administration 4$17,455$52,3656$5,590
Judicial and Legal 2$4,886$29,3161$1,806
Police Protection - Officers 20$52,502$31,5010$0
Police - Other 7$15,817$27,1151$2,061
Firefighters 14$39,891$34,1921$730
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,353
Streets and Highways 6$13,136$26,2720$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,341$33,3641$1,079
Totals for Government 60$161,633$32,32715$14,397

Harahan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $226,000 ($24.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,185,000 ($126.96)
    Fire Protection: $636,000 ($68.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $561,000 ($60.10)
    Sewerage: $444,000 ($47.57)
    Regular Highways: $294,000 ($31.50)
    Financial Administration: $217,000 ($23.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $210,000 ($22.50)
    General - Other: $208,000 ($22.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000 ($16.28)
    Central Staff Services: $140,000 ($15.00)
    General Public Buildings: $29,000 ($3.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $283,000 ($30.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $63,000 ($6.75)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($5.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,363,000 ($146.03)

Harahan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $590,000 ($63.21)
    Sewerage: $373,000 ($39.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $66,000 ($7.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $76,000 ($8.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,042,000 ($111.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $251,000 ($26.89)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($3.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $259,000 ($27.75)
    Highways: $176,000 ($18.86)
    All Other: $28,000 ($3.00)
  • Tax - Property: $714,000 ($76.49)
    Public Utilities: $427,000 ($45.75)
    NEC: $392,000 ($42.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $16,000 ($1.71)

Harahan government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,721,000 ($505.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $856,000 ($91.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,625,000 ($388.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $240,000 ($25.71)

Harahan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $145,000 ($15.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $973,000 ($104.24)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $288,000 ($30.85)

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.99% ($33,272 average AGI)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($32,921)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($40,590)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  2.31% ($36,426 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.46% ($51,238)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.26% ($37,901)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harahan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 58m190ftTotal length
  • $220,000Total costs
  • 68,600Total average daily traffic
  • 11,322Total average daily truck traffic
  • 116,620Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 217C , Serial Number: 18503558, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): X-Chem LLC, 6141 River Rd, Harahan, LA 70123
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence K Neal, 216 Anthony Ave, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37RF , Serial Number: 18503447, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): X-Chem LLC, 6141 River Rd, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Kash, 5802 River Rd, Harahan, LA 70123
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4943E , Serial Number: 18503914, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): X-Chem LLC, 6141 River Rd, 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
    Registrant (Corporation): H & E Services LLC, 1400 Edwards Ave, Harahan, LA 70123

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Harahan

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harahan, LA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (35%)
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

Harahan compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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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