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Population in 2010: 2,346. Population change since 2000: -2.7%
Males: 1,179  (50.3%)
Females: 1,167  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  36.4 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70090.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,192 (it was $31,154 in 2000)
North Vacherie:

$56,192
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,504

North Vacherie CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $133,523 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
North Vacherie:

$133,523
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,446; Detached houses: $147,171; Mobile homes: $26,358

Median gross rent in 2012: $506.

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  • Black alone - 1,724 (73.5%)
  • White alone - 559 (23.8%)
  • Hispanic - 49 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in North Vacherie: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (10.7%), United States (5.9%), German (5.3%), French Canadian (4.9%), Irish (1.6%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 213 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in North Vacherie:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Vacherie CDP:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

96 residents are foreign born

This place:  3.7%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $560 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $299 (0.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (27.8 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (39.3 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (280.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Paulina, LA (1.5 miles ), Lutcher, LA (2.0 miles ), South Vacherie, LA (2.0 miles ), Wallace, LA (2.1 miles ), Gramercy, LA (2.1 miles ), Grand Point, LA (2.3 miles ), Moonshine, LA (2.5 miles) , Pleasure Bend, LA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 29.99 N, Longitude: 90.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 225

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Plant and system operators (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

North Vacherie-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the North Vacherie place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Vacherie-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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Hospitals/medical centers near North Vacherie:

  • CHATEAU ST. JAMES REHAB AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • ST JAMES BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • OCHSNER HOME HEALTH OF LUTCHER (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)

Amtrak station near North Vacherie:

  • 19 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plant near North Vacherie:

  • 17 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Vacherie:

  • Nicholls State University (about 15 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,308)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 34 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 9,081)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,362)
  • Delgado Community College (about 37 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 37 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,271)

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Notable locations in North Vacherie: Duprac Landing (A), Crescent Landing (B), Magnolia Landing (C), Duprac Landing (D), Magnolia Landing (E), Saint James Parish Library Vacherie Branch (F), Saint James Parish Sheriff's Office (G), Vacherie Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Vacherie include: New Hope International Ministries (A), New Creation Life Changing Ministry (B), Highway Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church of Vacherie (D), Pilgrim Church (E), Saint Philip Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Highway Cemetery (1), Saint Phillips Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
St. James Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average.
City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

28.3
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.72
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.29
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.1%
(1.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 1.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in North Vacherie, LA

North Vacherie compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


North Vacherie travel time to work - commute


North Vacherie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (39%)

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Religion statistics for North Vacherie CDP (based on St. James Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.33%
Here69.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents95.5%2.4%1.3%0.8%0.0%
Congregations50.0%14.3%28.6%7.1%-
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
St. James Parish:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
St. James Parish:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. James Parish:

18.9%
State:

13.7%

6.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  2.14% ($28,279 average AGI)
from St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  1.21% ($39,613)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.67% ($26,269)


4.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ascension Parish, LA  1.04% ($36,734 average AGI)
to St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.79% ($36,233)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.40% ($36,233)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Vacherie:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WCKW (1010 AM; 1 kW; GARYVILLE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Vacherie:

  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • 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)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around North Vacherie:

  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

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