Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 187.
Males: 122  (65.7%)
Females: 65  (34.3%)
Median resident age:

55.2 years
Louisiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip code: 70082

Estimated median household income in 2022: $74,712
Pointe a la Hache:

$74,712
LA:

$55,416

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,543

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $267,223
Pointe a la Hache:

$267,223
LA:

$209,200

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $40,400; mobile homes: $42,898
March 2022 cost of living index in Pointe a la Hache: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 93.4%

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 6 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (31.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (336.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Port Sulphur, LA (2.7 miles ),
Empire, LA (4.1 miles ),
Lafitte, LA (4.5 miles ),
Poydras, LA (4.6 miles ),
Barataria, LA (4.7 miles ),
Buras, LA (4.7 miles ),
Jean Lafitte, LA (4.8 miles ),
Belle Chasse, LA (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 29.58 N, Longitude: 89.79 W

Area code: 985

Distribution of median household income in Pointe a la Hache, LA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Pointe a la Hache, LA in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.5%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Pointe a la Hache-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the Pointe a la Hache place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/30/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pointe a la Hache-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 300.4 miles away from Pointe a la Hache 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 184.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.5 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 304.1 miles away from Pointe a la Hache center
On 9/27/1992 at 17:02:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 127.1 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 Plaquemines Parish (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Tropical Storms: 6, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pointe a la Hache:

  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 33 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 63 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 77 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Plaquemines Parish Fire District 1 Pointe a la Hache Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pointe a la Hache include: Hope Chapel (A), First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Plaquemines 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:

3.3 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

12.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Pointe a la Hache:

Marital status in Pointe a la Hache, LA
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 77.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

For population 25 years and over in Pointe a la Hache:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.4
Louisiana average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pointe a la Hache, LA (based on Plaquemines Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7909
Evangelical Protestant3,85917
Mainline Protestant4092
Other19-
None9,965-
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: 4
Here:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plaquemines Parish:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Plaquemines Parish:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Plaquemines Parish:

11.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
State:

29.2%

Strongest AM radio stations in Pointe a la Hache:

  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KAGY (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pointe a la Hache:

  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KNOU (104.5 FM; EMPIRE, LA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF LOUISIANA, 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.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pointe a la Hache:

  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count6343
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9259
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2166
  • Fatalities7168
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16683
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents326
See more detailed statistics of Pointe a la Hache fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.7mTotal length
  • $270,000Total costs
  • 370Total average daily traffic
  • 629Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pointe a la Hache)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Rt 1 Hwy 39 Parish Courthouse (Lat: 29.578000 Lon: -89.795889), Call Sign: KGL504,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.805 MHz, 155.805 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2004, Expiration Date: 08/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2014, Registrant: Crescent Consultants, Inc., 705 Helios Avenue, Metairie, LA 70005, Phone: (504) 832-4052, Fax: (985) 718-4107, Email:

  • Parish Courthouse (Lat: 29.578000 Lon: -89.795889), Call Sign: KHF83,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.040 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2004, Expiration Date: 08/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2014, Registrant: Crescent Consultants, Inc., 705 Helios Avenue, Metairie, LA 70005, Phone: (504) 832-4052, Fax: (985) 718-4107, Email:

  • 3 Mi Se Of Ferry Landing (Lat: 29.548000 Lon: -89.755056), Call Sign: WNBK628, Licensee ID: L00011605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.812 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2005, Expiration Date: 04/18/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2006, Registrant: Exxon Communications Company, Room 1619 Fannin Bldg., Houston, TX 77210-4276, Phone: (713) 656-1827, Fax: (713) 656-1513, Email:

  • Richardson Camp (Lat: 29.589667 Lon: -89.755056), Call Sign: KJB730,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2016, Certifier: Benny Hagstette, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:

  • Hwy 39 (Lat: 29.588278 Lon: -89.802000), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KKD555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/12/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2023, Certifier: Keith Libbert, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

  • Richardson Camp (Lat: 29.583556 Lon: -89.758389), Call Sign: KKD810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2016, Certifier: Benny Hagstette, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BlackBay, Black Bay (Lat: 29.570361 Lon: -89.511667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQUN938,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2014, Expiration Date: 08/28/2024, Certifier: Davis Heximer, Registrant: Tampnet Inc., 220 Burgess Drive, Suite 4, Broussard, LA 70518, Phone: (337) 205-8751, Fax: (337) 205-8761, Email:

  • STATION, 18039 Hwy 15 (Lat: 29.578250 Lon: -89.795889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WEF546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2134.80 MHz, 2139.60 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/1998, Expiration Date: 02/17/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2008, Registrant: M.S. Benbow & Associates, 2450 Severn Ave Suite 400, Metairie, LA 70001-6933, Phone: (504) 832-2000, Fax: (504) 836-2088, Email:


FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Highway 39, 0.5 Miles North Of: (Lat: 29.585472 Lon: -89.805611), Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: KNKD351,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2003, Certifier: Kenneth Goldstein, Registrant: Alston & Bird LLP, 601 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, North Building, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 756-3376, Fax: (202) 756-3333, Email:


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 18039 Hwy 15 (Lat: 29.578000 Lon: -89.795889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 51 m, Call Sign: KMD251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2003, Expiration Date: 07/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2013, Registrant: M.S. Benbow & Associates, 2450 Severn Ave Suite 400, Metairie, LA 70001-6933, Phone: (504) 832-2000, Fax: (504) 836-2088, Email:


Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pointe a la Hache, LA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Pointe a la Hache compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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