Waggaman, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 10,015.
Population change since 2000: +6.1%
Males: 4,435  (44.3%)
Females: 5,580  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70094.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,812 (it was $33,084 in 2000)
Waggaman:

$47,812
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,704 (it was $12,078 in 2000)

Waggaman CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,992 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Waggaman:

$119,992
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $228,725; detached houses: $235,389; townhouses or other attached units: $191,009; in 2-unit structures: $299,876; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,944; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,406; mobile homes: $52,988

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,076.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waggaman: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.5% for Black residents, 1.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waggaman, LA (2019)
    • 6,62066.5%Black alone
    • 2,42624.4%White alone
    • 6466.5%Hispanic
    • 1821.8%Two or more races
    • 640.6%American Indian alone
    • 500.5%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Waggaman, Louisiana as of June 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waggaman is 2,426 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: French (6.9%), American (3.7%), Italian (2.1%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 5.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,794 people per square mile   (low).

Waggaman, Louisiana map

323 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This place:

3.2%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $763 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $644 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (5.7 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (10.7 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (309.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Harahan, LA (1.4 miles ),
River Ridge, LA (1.5 miles ),
Avondale, LA (1.5 miles ),
Elmwood, LA (1.8 miles ),
Bridge City, LA (2.0 miles ),
Ama, LA (2.1 miles ),
Jefferson, LA (2.2 miles ),
St. Rose, LA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 29.93 N, Longitude: 90.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,218 (-22.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 398 (10.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Waggaman, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Waggaman, LA in 2019
Waggaman satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Most common industries in Waggaman, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Waggaman, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Waggaman, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waggaman, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.62
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Waggaman-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Waggaman place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waggaman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 55% 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 336.2 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 194.6 miles away from Waggaman center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from Waggaman center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.7 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 297.4 miles away from Waggaman 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 Jefferson Parish (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waggaman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waggaman:

  • HARAHAN GUEST HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)
  • ST JOHN'S SPECIALTY HOSPITAL S (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)
  • ST JOSEPH OF HARAHAN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB CTR OF NEW ORLEANS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW ORLEANS, LA)
  • ALLSTAR HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; RIVER RIDGE, LA)
  • FMCNA - DIALYSIS SERVICES AVONDALE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; AVONDALE, LA)
  • RIVER OAKS CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)

Amtrak station near Waggaman:

  • 10 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Waggaman:

  • 14 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waggaman:

  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 8 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 9 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 12 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 36 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 43 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public elementary/middle school in Waggaman:

  • LUCILLE CHERBONNIER/NORBERT RILLIEUX ELEM. SCHOOL (Location: 700 DANDELION DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waggaman: Jefferson Parish Library Live Oak Branch (A), Herbert Wallace Memorial Volunteer Fire Company (B), Live Oak Manor Volunteer Fire Department Station 73 (C), Live Oak Manor Volunteer Fire Department Station 72 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waggaman include: Avondale Church of God in Christ (A), Mount Herman Baptist Church (B), Second Saint John the Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waggaman include: Kark Park (1), Thomas Jefferson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jefferson 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:

3.0 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
29 people in military ships in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Waggaman:

Marital status in Waggaman, LA
  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Waggaman:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Waggaman
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waggaman, LA (based on Jefferson Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic148,82743
Evangelical Protestant57,266160
Mainline Protestant9,90830
Other9,66623
Black Protestant7,39432
Orthodox3001
None199,191-
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: 107
Jefferson Parish:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
Here:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
This county:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

28.3%
Louisiana:

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

14.5%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waggaman:

34.9%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Waggaman:

82.2%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waggaman, LA Residents

6.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,300 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.15%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orleans Parish, LA  2.12% ($44,136 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($46,358)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.24% ($49,246)


6.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.84% ($46,291 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.59% ($61,399)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($49,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waggaman:

  • 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.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waggaman:

  • 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)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Waggaman:

  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
Waggaman fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Waggaman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.4mTotal length
  • 4,000Total average daily traffic
  • 6,800Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waggaman)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 404 Azalea Dr (Lat: 29.920472 Lon: -90.211194), Call Sign: KNCW558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9200 MHz, 33.9400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/1996, Expiration Date: 07/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2001, Registrant: Live Oak Manor Vol Fire Dept, 404 Azalea Dr, Waggaman, LA 70094, Phone: (504) 431-7092

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6
  • 8400 River Rd (Lat: 29.947417 Lon: -90.229528), Type: Tower, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: KWS651,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.275 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2014, Expiration Date: 12/01/2024, Registrant: Archer Daniels Midland Co, 4666 Faries Parkway, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 451-3275, Email:
  • 9600 River Rd (Lat: 29.963250 Lon: -90.249528), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WDT584, Licensee ID: L00002540,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2002, Expiration Date: 07/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2012, Registrant: Azalea Fleet Inc, Ama, LA 70031
  • 8500 River Rd (Lat: 30.336306 Lon: -90.758417), Type: Building, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: WHU627, Licensee ID: L00466918,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.275 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2002, Expiration Date: 02/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2012, Registrant: Tulane Fleet Incorporated, Ama, LA 70031-0656
  • 8608 River Rd (Lat: 29.841861 Lon: -90.256194), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WHV687,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.250 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2001, Expiration Date: 03/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2011, Registrant: Channel Shipyard Of New Orleans Inc, Ama, LA 70031-0679
  • 8400 River Rd (Lat: 29.963250 Lon: -90.249528), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WQZ361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.14740 MHz, 6.22840 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/03/2024, Registrant: Archer Daniels Midland Co, 4666 Faries Parkway, Decatur, IL 62526, Phone: (217) 451-3412, Email:
  • 9600 River Rd (Lat: 29.960444 Lon: -90.239722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQPI616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: Larry L Childress, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waggaman)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$140,8499$136,42060$133,0595$66,9100$013$72,3280$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$181,8508$178,8701$71,4800$01$124,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$165,6657$128,43154$140,91921$26,4271$790,9104$44,4235$48,872
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$95,9401$122,91021$179,8981$96,1900$03$58,7830$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$103,8752$100,4005$169,2642$45,9400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0275.01 , 0275.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$124,2501$79,4900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$126,5851$121,7201$36,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$175,0200$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$78,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0275.01 , 0275.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waggaman, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waggaman, LA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 52 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Waggaman, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.1%), and Outside Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waggaman, LA
    • 17947.1%Structure Fires
    • 9525.0%Outside Fires
    • 7319.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 338.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waggaman, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waggaman, LA
  • 62.1%Electricity
  • 36.5%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waggaman, LA
  • 74.8%Electricity
  • 25.2%Utility gas


Waggaman compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Waggaman on our top lists:

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  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 (70094) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Eddie J. Faucheaux, Jr. (1)
  • Eddie Joseph Faucheaux, Jr. (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.