Raceland, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 10,193.
Population change since 2000: -0.3%
Males: 5,142  (50.4%)
Females: 5,051  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70394.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,448 (it was $31,969 in 2000)
Raceland:

$40,448
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,600 (it was $15,539 in 2000)

Raceland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,786 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Raceland:

$127,786
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $137,331; detached houses: $159,078; mobile homes: $64,235

Median gross rent in 2017: $598.

March 2019 cost of living index in Raceland: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for American Indian residents, 75.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Raceland, LA (2010)
    • 6,72966.0%White alone
    • 2,89828.4%Black alone
    • 2822.8%Hispanic
    • 1311.3%Two or more races
    • 1111.1%American Indian alone
    • 330.3%Asian alone
    • 50.05%Other race alone
    • 40.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Raceland, Louisiana as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Raceland is 162 to 1.


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Ancestries: French (14.4%), French Canadian (12.7%), American (7.3%), German (3.3%), Cajun (3.0%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 21.6 square miles.

Population density: 471 people per square mile   (low).

Raceland, Louisiana map

286 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This place:

2.8%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $811 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $470 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (29.1 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (37.1 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (286.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Mathews, LA (2.1 miles ),
Lockport Heights, LA (2.5 miles ),
Lockport, LA (2.6 miles ),
Bayou Blue, LA (2.7 miles ),
Choctaw, LA (3.1 miles ),
Lafourche Crossing, LA (3.2 miles ),
Des Allemands, LA (3.3 miles ),
Bayou Cane, LA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 29.72 N, Longitude: 90.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,470 (-23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 998 (21.6%)

Area code: 985

Distribution of median household income in Raceland, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Raceland, LA in 2017
Raceland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Raceland, LA
Historical housing units in Raceland, LA
Most common industries in Raceland, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.7%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.1%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Chemicals (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Raceland, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.3%)
  • Cashiers (8.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Raceland, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Raceland, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.6. This is better than average.

City:

61.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.18. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.18
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Raceland-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Raceland place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 tornado 24.6 miles away from the place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Raceland-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 133.2 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 341.5 miles away from the city 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 221.1 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 120.2 miles away from Raceland center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.0 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 322.2 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 Lafourche Parish (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Raceland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Raceland:

  • OCHSNER ST ANNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 4608 HIGHWAY 1)
  • ST ANNE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (141 TWON OAKS DR)
  • ST ANNE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (4608 HWY 1)
  • RACELAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (4302 HWY 1)
  • RACELAND MANOR NURSING HOME, INC (4302 HWY. 1)
  • RACELAND DIALYSIS CTR (4601 HIGHWAY 1)
  • OCHSNER HOME HEALTH OF RACELAND (4608 HIGHWAY 1)

Heliports and other landing facilities located in Raceland:

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Amtrak station near Raceland:

  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raceland:

  • Nicholls State University (about 13 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 33 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 33 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 35 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 39 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 56 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Raceland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Raceland:

Private elementary/middle school in Raceland:

  • ST MARY'S NATIVITY SCHOOL (Students: 252, Location: 3492 NIES ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Raceland

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Notable locations in Raceland: Lafourche Parish Library Raceland Branch (A), Lafourche Parish Fire District 1 Central Station (B), Lafourche Parish Fire District 1 Station 5 (C), Raceland Manor Nursing Home (D), Lafourche Parish Fire District 1 Station 6 (E), Lafourche Parish Fire District 1 Station 3 (F), Lafourche Parish Fire District 1 Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Raceland include: Morning Star Baptist Church (A), Third Zion Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Assembly of God Church (E), Bell Church (F), Word of Deliverance Church (G), Raceland Church (H), Saint Hilary of Poitiers Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bell Cemetery (1), Third Zion Cemetery (2), Hadley Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lafourche Soccer (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4049 Highway 1) (1), Lafourche Novelty (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1911 Highway 182) (2), Lafourche Parish Tourist Commission (4884 Highway 1) (3), Exclusive Photography (Tours & Charters; 4761 Highway 1) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Motel 90 (2383 Highway 182) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: George I. Falgout - Soilder, Mark Washington - College basketball player (Northeastern Huskies), Ron Estay - Player of and football.

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

2.7 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.6%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.0%
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: 0.3% of all households
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Raceland in 2000:

  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Raceland (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Raceland Branch at 1624 Highway 182, branch established on 1910/05/01. 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.
  • Community Bank: at 4626 Highway #1, branch established on 1964/06/20. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $396.1 mil, Deposits: $347.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp Of Louisiana, Inc.
  • Whitney Bank: Raceland Branch at 4550 La Highway 1, branch established on 1955/01/01. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Raceland Branch at 3908 Highway 1, branch established on 1964/08/15. 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

For population 15 years and over in Raceland:

Marital status in Raceland, LA
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Raceland:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Raceland, LA (based on Lafourche Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic55,45019
Evangelical Protestant6,15234
Mainline Protestant1,5899
Black Protestant5304
Other1405
None32,457-
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: 17
This county:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
This county:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.4%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
State:

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

24.9%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Raceland:

46.7%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Raceland:

41.6%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Raceland:

24.0%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Raceland:

11.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.2%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.8%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Raceland, LA Residents

4.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Terrebonne Parish, LA  2.33% ($52,773 average AGI)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.25% ($37,153)
from Assumption Parish, LA  0.24% ($43,181)


5.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Terrebonne Parish, LA  2.08% ($42,053 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.32% ($39,083)
to Assumption Parish, LA  0.21% ($35,620)
Businesses in Raceland, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Raceland:

  • 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.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raceland:

  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • 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)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Raceland:

  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Raceland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 59Number of bridges
  • 2,185ft / 666mTotal length
  • $3,118,000Total costs
  • 488,340Total average daily traffic
  • 28,947Total average daily truck traffic
  • 470,190Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Raceland, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Raceland, LA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED28$144,61429$111,668107$134,35720$47,93212$78,48114$51,624
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$73,4637$52,80425$109,3384$17,3200$09$49,564
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$140,11719$95,56063$123,30025$35,2024$67,77520$57,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$07$82,42125$119,6913$41,3931$64,0001$49,140
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$123,0004$75,83814$116,8261$21,7602$77,6104$86,068

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0218.00, 0219.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$208,4402$171,005
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$129,2303$134,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$150,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0218.00, 0219.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Raceland, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Raceland, 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 70. The highest number of reported fires - 100 took place in 2010, and the least - 2 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Raceland, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.6%), and Structure Fires (20.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Raceland, LA
    • 59349.6%Outside Fires
    • 24720.7%Structure Fires
    • 22819.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12810.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Raceland, LA
Most common first names in Raceland, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph5470.0 years
Marie3781.8 years
Mary3675.1 years
Willie3273.9 years
Charles2969.8 years
James2763.1 years
John2672.4 years
Edward2670.4 years
Louis2676.5 years
Albert2578.1 years
Most common last names in Raceland, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Foret10177.0 years
Bourgeois8575.5 years
Folse8177.9 years
Robichaux8175.3 years
Breaux6875.1 years
Guidry5875.4 years
Babin4879.2 years
Matherne4675.2 years
Adams4474.4 years
Zeringue4476.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Raceland, LA
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 43.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Raceland, LA
  • 70.8%Electricity
  • 29.2%Utility gas


Raceland compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Raceland on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 (70394) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 (70394) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
There are 9 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard J. Robichaux (5)
  • S. Keith Fry (2)
  • Dennis Joel Penisson (1)
  • Lance J . Armstrong (1)
  • Brian J. Hernandez (1)
  • Beau H. Martin (1)
  • Dalton J. Primeaux, Sr. (1)
  • William T. Lawson (1)
  • Lance C. Fry (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2020.