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Population in 2012: 7,040 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 3,271  (46.5%)
Females: 3,769  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  36.6 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70764.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,464 (it was $28,364 in 2000)
Plaquemine:

$37,464
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,641

Plaquemine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,190 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Plaquemine:

$92,190
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,375; Detached houses: $107,142; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,420; In 2-unit structures: $216,921; Mobile homes: $30,284

Median gross rent in 2012: $614.

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  • Black alone - 3,613 (50.8%)
  • White alone - 3,294 (46.3%)
  • Hispanic - 126 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 63 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plaquemine: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (19.6%), Italian (5.4%), United States (4.9%), Irish (4.7%), English (4.1%), German (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1838

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 2.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,459 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Plaquemine:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plaquemine city:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

147 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe).

This city:  2.1%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Plaquemine, Louisiana as of November 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Plaquemine to the number of sex offenders is 153 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Plaquemine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (13.4 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (250.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Addis, LA (2.3 miles ), Bayou Goula, LA (2.6 miles ), Brusly, LA (2.7 miles ), Gardere, LA (2.9 miles ), St. Gabriel, LA (2.9 miles ), White Castle, LA (3.1 miles ), Oak Hills Place, LA (3.3 miles ), Village St. George, LA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $295,600
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $243,400
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $235,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.28 N, Longitude: 91.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,510 (+49.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,395 (46.0%)

Area code: 225

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Crime rates in Plaquemine by Year
Type 2001 2002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1202721210
per 100,000 14.228.20.031.4105.629.914.930.113.90.0
Rapes 2211113002
per 100,000 28.328.214.815.715.115.044.70.00.028.1
Robberies 13558620375
per 100,000 184.270.674.0125.690.529.90.045.197.470.2
Assaults 12983826910170775166N/A
per 100,000 1827.71171.51213.01083.71524.11046.71146.2767.4918.7N/A
Burglaries 123854944504749336251
per 100,000 1742.71199.7724.9691.1754.5702.8729.4496.5863.0716.1
Thefts 476482329298294315324250355409
per 100,000 6744.16803.14866.94680.44436.44709.94822.93761.74941.55742.8
Auto thefts 126144914151254
per 100,000 170.084.7207.162.8135.8209.3223.3180.669.656.2
Arson 340220000N/A
per 100,000 42.556.50.031.430.20.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.0) 860.0683.8528.1559.3780.9533.8545.7418.5494.6N/A

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Plaquemine, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Plaquemine-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Plaquemine city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1971, a category F3 tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plaquemine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 99% 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 31.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iberville Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plaquemine topographic map

Birthplace of: Moon Griffon - Basketball player, Paul Octave H├ębert - Confederate Army general, Bill Lee (right-handed pitcher) - Baseball player, Chad Davis - College football player (McNeese State Cowboys), Joe Moock - Former Major League Baseball player, John Harvey Lowery - Physician, Jim Holloway (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Plaquemine:

  • FMCNA - PLAQUEMINE (Dialysis Facility, 24660 PLAZA DR)
  • FELICIANA HOME HEALTH WEST (Home Health Center, 59350 RIVER WEST DRIVE, STE 101)
  • SYNERGY HOME CARE-CAPITOL REGION, INC (Home Health Center, 58725 BELLEVIEW ROAD, SUITE A-3)
  • CARING INC (Hospital, provides emergency services, 57810 HAASE ST)
  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, 23827 EDEN STREET)
  • PLAQUEMINE HOME (Hospital, 25370 HIGHWAY 405)
  • IBERVILLE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1601 RIVERWEST DR)
  • PLAQUEMINE CARING LLC (Nursing Home, 59215 RIVER WEST DRIVE)
  • PLAQUEMINE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 24320 FERDINAND STREET)
  • RIVER WEST MEDICAL CENTER SNF (Nursing Home, 1725 RIVER WEST DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Plaquemine, LA

Airports and heliports located in Plaquemine:


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Amtrak station near Plaquemine:

  • 13 miles: BATON ROUGE (1253 FLORIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.PLAQUEMINE.ORG

College/University in Plaquemine:

  • Louisiana Technical College-Westside Campus (Full-time enrollment: 48; Location: 59125 Bayou Road; Public; Website: www.region2.ltc.edu/westside)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plaquemine:

  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 10 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 25,838)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 14 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 17 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Nicholls State University (about 43 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 47 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 13,419)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 49 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 69 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)

Public high school in Plaquemine:

Private high school in Plaquemine:

  • ST JOHN INTERPAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 804; Location: 24250 REGINA ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Plaquemine:

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Library in Plaquemine:

  • IBERVILLE PARISH (Operating income: $1,544,500; Location: 24605 J. GERALD BERRET BLVD.; 186,054 books; 2,209 audio materials; 6,850 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 591 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Plaquemine: Plaquemine North Plant Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Island Country Club (B), Plaquemine City Hall (C), Iberville Parish Office (D), Iberville Welcome Center (E), Iberville Museum (F), Iberville Parish Health Unit (G), Plaquemine Police Department (H), Plaquemine Police Department - City Marshall (I), Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office (J), Plaquemines Fire Department Central Station (K), Plaquemine Manor Nursing Home (L), Iberville Parish Courthouse (M), Plaquemines Fire Department Southside Station (N), Plaquemines Fire Department Northside Station (O), Iberville Parish Library (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Plaquemine include: Imani Temple (A), Greater Saint Mary Baptist Church (B), Greater Little Zion Baptist Church (C), First Assembly of God Church (D), Church of God of Prophecy (E), Church of God (F), Plymouth Rock Baptist Church (G), Christian Assembly (H), First United Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Highlands Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Plaquemine include: Plaquemine Historic District (1), Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries - Iberville Parish (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 36625 Highway 75), Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 24605 Gerald Berret Boulevard).

Hotels: Riverbend Motel (25140 Highway 1), Carlos's (32175 Highway 75).

 
Iberville 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.9
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.221. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.221
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.93
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.43
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plaquemine and their reported violations in the past:

IBERVILLE WATER WORKS DISTRICT #3 (Population served: 8296, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-15-1996 and OCT-14-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-1996), St Public Notif issued (OCT-28-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-1996)
IBERVILLE WATER WORKS DISTRICT #4 (Population served: 1348, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2004)
IBERVILLE WWKS #4 - SOUTH (Population served: 169, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plaquemine that have no violations reported:

  • HIGHWAY 1148 WATER SYSTEM (Address: P.O. BOX 99, Population served: 1059, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 0.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Plaquemine, LA

60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in college/university student housing in 2010

People in group quarters in Plaquemine in 2000:

  • 206 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Plaquemine compared to Louisiana state average:

Plaquemine, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Plaquemine (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Belleview Branch, at 57910 Main Street, Operations Center Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $221.6 mil, Deposits: $192.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Iberville Bank: at 23405 Eden Street, branch established on 1931/01/31; Plaza Branch at 59405 Belleview Road, branch established on 1981/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $220.9 mil, Deposits: $192.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: A. Wilbert's Sons Lumber And Shingle Company
  • Anthem Bank & Trust: at 23910 Railroad Ave, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $119.8 mil, Deposits: $92.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Plaquemine Bank & Trust Company: at 805 Eden Street, branch established on 1968/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $125.4 mil, Deposits: $110.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Plaquemine Bancshares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Plaquemine travel time to work - commute


Plaquemine mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (44%)

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Religion statistics for Plaquemine city (based on Iberville Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.34%
Here42.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents78.4%12.4%5.5%1.2%1.0%
Congregations28.1%21.9%25.0%6.3%3.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents0.6%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Congregations6.3%3.1%3.1%3.1%-
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: 13
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Iberville Parish:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.3%
Louisiana:

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

5.9%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$51,553$28,1200$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,861$51,4440$0
Judicial and Legal 5$10,928$26,2270$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$69,597$30,9320$0
Police - Other 8$15,274$22,9114$4,151
Firefighters 14$43,370$37,1740$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,234$32,9360$0
Solid Waste Management 11$19,944$21,7570$0
Sewerage 7$19,775$33,9000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,001$24,0120$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,953$35,4360$0
Water Supply 5$18,865$45,2760$0
Electric Power 7$25,147$43,1090$0
Gas Supply 3$8,770$35,0800$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,281$25,1240$0
Totals for Government 120$315,553$31,5554$4,151

Plaquemine government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $401,000 ($56.96)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,233,000 ($1311.51)
    Gas Utilities: $1,880,000 ($267.05)
    Police Protection: $1,645,000 ($233.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $952,000 ($135.23)
    Sewerage: $821,000 ($116.62)
    Central Staff Services: $588,000 ($83.52)
    Regular Highways: $569,000 ($80.82)
    Water Utilities: $562,000 ($79.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $419,000 ($59.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $322,000 ($45.74)
    Financial Administration: $296,000 ($42.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($17.33)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($6.82)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($1.28)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($9.80)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($2.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($25.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $583,000 ($82.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $400,000 ($56.82)
    Regular Highways: $388,000 ($55.11)
    Sewerage: $263,000 ($37.36)
    Gas Utilities: $177,000 ($25.14)
    Police Protection: $125,000 ($17.76)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($11.08)
    Electric Utilities: $62,000 ($8.81)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($5.26)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,566,000 ($506.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.28)

Plaquemine government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $807,000 ($114.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.41)
    All Other: $13,000 ($1.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $403,000 ($57.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $292,000 ($41.48)
    All Other: $76,000 ($10.80)
    Gas Utilities: $9,000 ($1.28)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $313,000 ($44.46)
    Interest Earnings: $195,000 ($27.70)
    Rents: $63,000 ($8.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($4.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,267,000 ($1316.34)
    Gas Utilities: $1,832,000 ($260.23)
    Water Utilities: $1,057,000 ($150.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $754,000 ($107.10)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,315,000 ($328.84)
    Other License: $326,000 ($46.31)
    Property: $228,000 ($32.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,000 ($4.83)

Plaquemine government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,112,000 ($868.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,691,000 ($808.38)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $900,000 ($127.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $479,000 ($68.04)

Plaquemine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $272,000 ($38.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,870,000 ($833.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $893,000 ($126.85)

8.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.10% ($26,738 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.46% ($25,558)
from West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.90% ($29,189)


6.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.08% ($28,465 average AGI)
to West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.29% ($33,594)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.57% ($45,017)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plaquemine:

  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKAY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WHITE CASTLE, LA; Owner: CACTUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plaquemine:

  • 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)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSU (91.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Plaquemine:

  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Plaquemine, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 36
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 77
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

See more detailed statistics of Plaquemine fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 65 meters (213ft)
Total costs: $1,906,000
Total average daily traffic: 36,220
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,366
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 27,526

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plaquemine)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plaquemine)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 108TL , Serial Number: T18208217, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/2003
    Registrant (Individual): William M Nuttall, 24950 Nuttall Rd, Plaquemine, LA 70764
  • Aircraft: RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC S-55A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 28343 , Serial Number: S55A-1110, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Paula J Griswold, 57950 Mcdaniel St, Plaquemine, LA 70764
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/17/1989
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3408X , Serial Number: 1111, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): 172 LLC, 23855 Eden St, Plaquemine, LA 70764
  • Aircraft: BEECH B95A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 548T , Serial Number: TD-455, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1961
    Registrant (Corporation): Home Run Aero Inc, Po Box 512, Plaquemine, LA 70765
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7342Q , Serial Number: 18260982, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): LLC Thistlesoar, 58120 Labauve Ave, Plaquemine, LA 70764, Other Owners: Enterprises LLC Coffin
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-11 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78742 , Serial Number: 11-1514, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Harry E Murray, 100 Hynes Dr, Plaquemine, LA 70764
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 864CA , Serial Number: 34-8070267, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1995
    Registrant (Individual): William M Nuttall, 24950 Nuttall Rd, Plaquemine, LA 70764



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$147,3867$79,84929$95,9149$24,6737$55,3291$18,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$147,8350$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$106,2252$51,81510$115,3093$36,5430$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$169,2405$91,7821$12,4000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$115,6300$02$134,0350$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9531.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$78,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9531.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 78
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Plaquemine


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

Most common first names in Plaquemine, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph18172.3 years
Mary14577.1 years
John13471.0 years
James8971.6 years
Charles7171.0 years
William6971.6 years
Willie6372.5 years
Edward6271.9 years
George6172.2 years
Louis5871.9 years
Most common last names in Plaquemine, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams13569.7 years
Hebert11275.0 years
Johnson9973.4 years
Smith8674.1 years
Landry8573.0 years
Jones6975.6 years
Brown5974.6 years
Wilson4271.3 years
Blanchard4174.5 years
Jackson4170.2 years
Businesses in Plaquemine, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike3
AutoZone1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Popeyes1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Plaquemine on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #85 (70764) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French (except Basque) first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert J. Dupont, Sr. (40)
  • Alanna Berthelot (1)
  • Robert S. Dupont, Sr. (1)
  • Lee R. Madsen, Ii (1)
  • Robert J. Dupont, Jr. (1)
  • Daniel L. Dupont (1)

Total of 45 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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