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Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2016: 23,766 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 26,757 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,467
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,576
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,114
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,034 (it was 1,907 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 845 sq. mi.

Water area: 1584.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Plaquemines Parish: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.9%), Construction (13.2%), Wholesale trade (12.5%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (65.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (20.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.4%)
  • Asian alone (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Males: 11,687  (49.2%)
Females: 12,079  (50.8%)
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Plaquemines Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Plaquemines Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,694 ($38,173 in 1999)

This county:

$49,694
Louisiana:

$45,146

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $884 (lower quartile is $534, upper quartile is $1,354)
This county:

$884
State:

$656


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $163,753 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
Plaquemines:

$163,753
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,810 - $302,212

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $298,865
Here:

$298,865
State:

$210,583

Townhouses or other attached units: $322,929
Here:

$322,929
State:

$219,575

In 2-unit structures: $246,278
Here:

$246,278
State:

$308,068

Mobile homes: $82,885
Here:

$82,885
State:

$73,199
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,453
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Institutionalized population: 174

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 67
  • Burglaries: 103
  • Thefts: 254
  • Auto thefts: 24

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 67
  • Burglaries: 111
  • Thefts: 242
  • Auto thefts: 62
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 155 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2006: 99 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2007: 147 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2008: 91 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2009: 62 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2013: 83 buildings, average cost: $273,000
  • 2014: 57 buildings, average cost: $228,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,189 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $555 (0.5%)

Plaquemines Parish household income distribution in 2009 Plaquemines Parish home values distribution Plaquemines Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.6%
Plaquemines Parish:

17.6%
Louisiana:

20.2%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.2% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 8.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.6 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 36.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.2 years old, Black residents: 32.7 years old, American Indian residents: 50.9 years old, Asian residents: 45.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.1 years old, Other race residents: 33.9 years old)

Area name: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Plaquemines Parish is $804 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $940 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1207 a month.

Cities in this county include: Belle Chasse, Buras-Triumph, Port Sulphur, Boothville-Venice, Empire, Buras, Boothville, Triumph, Venice, Pointe a la Hache.

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

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Neighboring counties: Clay County, Florida , Brazoria County, Texas , Iberville Parish , Jefferson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,234
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,415 (40.4% naturalized citizens)

Plaquemines Parish:

6.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 238
  • 2000 to 2009: 398
  • 1990 to 1999: 178
  • 1980 to 1989: 371
  • 1970 to 1979: 112
  • Before 1970: 150
Note: State values scaled to Plaquemines Parish population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.6%

Plaquemines Parish marital status for males Plaquemines Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,195
  • One, attached: 493
  • Two: 474
  • 3 or 4: 529
  • 5 to 9: 181
  • 10 to 19: 137
  • 20 to 49: 24
  • 50 or more: 66
  • Mobile homes: 2,811
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Plaquemines Parish with a mortgage: 2,685 (66 second mortgage, 268 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,244

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Plaquemines Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7909
Evangelical Protestant3,85917
Mainline Protestant4092
Other19-
None9,965-
Plaquemines Parish Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Plaquemines Parish:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Plaquemines Parish:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Plaquemines Parish:

11.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Plaquemines Parish:

30.9%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Plaquemines Parish:

Average size of farms: 181 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,391
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2146.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 32.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,979
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,301
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.12
Vegetables: 113 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,155 acres

Earthquake activity:

Plaquemines Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 94% 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 123.4 miles away from Plaquemines Parish 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 299.8 miles away from the county 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 184.2 miles away from the county 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 109.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.4 miles away from Plaquemines Parish 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 304.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 2015 to February 01, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3376: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 3376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 10, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3347: August 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 3347, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Louisiana Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 10, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4080: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4080, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 01, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4041: October 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4041, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1603: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1603, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Plaquemines Parish (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Vietnam (24%)
  • Honduras (16%)
  • Cambodia (11%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Cuba (8%)
  • Croatia (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Plaquemines Parish (%):

  • American (23%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • French Canadian (1%)
  • Croatian (1%)

Plaquemines Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,507 (82.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,195 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 44 (0.2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 64 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 486 (2.6%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 272 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 158 (0.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 276 people in state prisons
  • 259 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 76 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in crews of maritime vessels

People in group quarters in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 35 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,483.

10.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.89%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Plaquemines Parish:

0.21%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

5.40% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($25,058 average AGI)
5.28% relocated from other states ($19,991 average AGI)
Plaquemines Parish:

5.28%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  2.78% ($43,710 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.83% ($49,333)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.31% ($179,080)
from St. Bernard Parish, LA  0.24% ($51,526)
from San Diego County, CA  0.18% ($36,357)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.18% ($42,500)
from Onslow County, NC  0.15% ($56,917)


10.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.02%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($722 average AGI)
Plaquemines Parish:

0.15%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

5.61% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($23,033 average AGI)
4.26% relocated to other states ($20,870 average AGI)
Plaquemines Parish:

4.26%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  2.84% ($38,567 average AGI)
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.03% ($42,321)
to St. Bernard Parish, LA  0.46% ($39,694)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.30% ($58,208)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.19% ($22,867)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.15% ($48,833)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.14% ($44,727)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in Plaquemines Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Plaquemines Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Plaquemines Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Plaquemines Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Plaquemines Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,734 (2,251 aged, 483 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 781 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (200)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (200)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (151)
  • Congestive heart failure (125)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (121)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (100)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (88)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (84)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (74)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,407
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 814

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,766
  • In family households: 20,414 (2,597 male householders, 3,568 female householders)
    4,276 spouses, 7,691 children (7,318 natural, 109 adopted, 265 stepchildren), 1,028 grandchildren, 333 brothers or sisters, 129 parents, 323 other relatives, 471 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,961 (1,079 male householders (922 living alone)), 1,324 female householders (1,014 living alone)), 553 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 352

Size of family households: 2,281 2-persons, 1,815 3-persons, 1,335 4-persons, 460 5-persons, 145 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,936 1-person, 406 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 32 4-persons.

3,364 married couples with children.
1,786 single-parent households (583 men, 1,203 women).

91.5% of residents of Plaquemines speak English at home.
4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $223,032,000 ($7,699 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $76,546,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $55,930,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $34,738,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $76,000
Federal grants: $23,484,000
Federal procurement contracts: $80,289,000 ($52,882,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $28,516,000 ($20,328,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $432,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,003,000
Federal Government insurance: $717,801,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,190
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,159
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +7
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,234
Here +43 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Plaquemines Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.78 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 93
  • 2010 to 2013: 413
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,335
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,474
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,245
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,130
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,043
  • 1950 to 1959: 556
  • 1940 to 1949: 229
  • 1939 or earlier: 271
Note: State values scaled to Plaquemines population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Plaquemines Parish population
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 36
  • 3 rooms: 148
  • 4 rooms: 744
  • 5 rooms: 1,436
  • 6 rooms: 1,184
  • 7 rooms: 931
  • 8 rooms: 547
  • 9+ rooms: 861
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 89
  • 3 rooms: 281
  • 4 rooms: 711
  • 5 rooms: 659
  • 6 rooms: 467
  • 7 rooms: 294
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9+ rooms: 52
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Plaquemines Parish population
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 155
  • 2 bedrooms: 744
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,148
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,631
  • 5+ bedrooms: 232
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 246
  • 2 bedrooms: 957
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,218
  • 4 bedrooms: 216
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Plaquemines Parish population
  • no vehicle: 155
  • 1 vehicle: 2,018
  • 2 vehicles: 2,341
  • 3 vehicles: 952
  • 4 vehicles: 357
  • 5+ vehicles: 96
  • no vehicle: 104
  • 1 vehicle: 1,196
  • 2 vehicles: 1,095
  • 3 vehicles: 225
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

91% of Plaquemines Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in Louisiana.

Plaquemines Parish:

91.3%
State average:

86.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16,784
  • Other state: 5,185
  • Northeast: 542
  • Midwest: 1,152
  • South: 2,645
  • West: 834

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Plaquemines Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (64.5%)
  • Utility gas (35.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Electricity (70.9%)
  • Utility gas (25.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 356
Here:

12.1%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 214
Here:

13.1%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 345
Here:

36.5%
Louisiana:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Plaquemines Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare - Other: $6,042,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,715,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,461,000
    Water Utilities: $2,424,000
    Sewerage: $1,267,000
    Regular Highways: $1,233,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $830,000
    General - Other: $157,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,586,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,748,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,361,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,112,000
    Sewerage: $4,096,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,072,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,991,000
    Financial Administration: $3,919,000
    Regular Highways: $3,190,000
    Health - Other: $3,112,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,026,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,723,000
    General - Other: $2,648,000
    Water Utilities: $2,622,000
    Hospitals: $1,872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,410,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,013,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $882,000
    Libraries: $450,000
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000
    Transit Utilities: $118,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,306,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $5,541,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,852,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,138,000
    Financial Administration: $1,077,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $691,000
    Regular Highways: $660,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $526,000
    Sewerage: $491,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $454,000
    Central Staff Services: $422,000
    Local Fire Protection: $369,000
    Solid Waste Management: $352,000
    Health - Other: $195,000
    General Public Building: $149,000
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000
    Hospitals: $31,000
    General - Other: $31,000
    Libraries: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,743,000

Plaquemines Parish government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,955,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,490,000
    Sewerage: $517,000
    Solid Waste Management: $460,000
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000
    Hospital Public: $113,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,873,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $14,557,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,306,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,918,000
    Special Assessments: $1,203,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $449,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,481,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,154,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,742,000
    Public Welfare: $906,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Highways: $294,000
    Health and Hospitals: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,724,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,866,000
    Other License: $1,141,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $283,000
    NEC: $85,000

Plaquemines Parish government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,608,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,070,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $19,950,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,988,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,686,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,450,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,264,000

Plaquemines Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,570,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $74,097,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,686,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 513
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 456
  • Number of recipients under 18: 65
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 331
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 117
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 163
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 217
Plaquemines Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Plaquemines Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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Most common first names in Plaquemines Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7673.5 years
Joseph7573.4 years
James4965.4 years
Charles4867.2 years
George4873.9 years
William4671.1 years
Mary4478.2 years
Robert4168.2 years
Thomas2665.4 years
Marie2577.8 years
Most common last names in Plaquemines Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sylve4272.4 years
Williams4067.7 years
Buras3875.8 years
Smith3668.4 years
Ancar3276.3 years
Jones3159.5 years
Parker2670.6 years
Johnson2671.4 years
Barthelemy2577.0 years
Bartholomew2566.6 years
Businesses in Plaquemines Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
DHL1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx4U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS5
McDonald's1YMCA1
Popeyes1