St. John the Baptist Parish

LaPlace, LA: What you need to know

Along the east bank of the Mississippi River is LaPlace, a community that is part of the New Orleans metropolitan area. The Port of South Louisiana is headquartered in LaPlace, and transportation assets for residents and distribution companies include Interstates 10 and 55 along with U.S. Route 51. Students can attend high-ranking St. John the Baptist Parish Schools, and the city’s nickname is “Andouille Capital of the World” that refers to a variety of spicy sausage.

LaPlace, LA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 28,640
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $55,286
Median Home Price $160,900
Walkscore 24

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LaPlace, LA Demographics

Median Population in LaPlace, LA

Median Age 35.1%
Age 18 Over 75.3%
Age 21 Over 71%
Age 62 Over 12.6%
Age 65 Over 10.2%

Race in LaPlace, LA

  Ethnicity White 46.8%
  Ethnicity Black 48.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.7%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.4%
  Ethnicity Other 1.1%

Population By Gender in LaPlace, LA

  Male 48.6%
  Female 51.4%

Language in LaPlace, LA

  English Only 93.1%
  English Other 6.9%

Economics in LaPlace, LA

  Median Household Income $55,286
  Median Home Price $160,900
  Homes Owned 25.6%
  Homes Rent 74.4%
  Median Property Rent $940

 
COMMUTE TIME: 27.6 MINUTES
in LaPlace, LA

Commute Types in LaPlace, LA

  Walked 1.1%
  Worked at Home 1.4%
  Public Transportation 0%
  Other Means 2%
  Drove Alone 86.1%
  Carpooled 9.4%

24/100
WALK SCORE
for LaPlace, LA

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 10
In LaPlace, LA

 
7.3% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in LaPlace, LA