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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Ponchatoula is 6,751, which is 30.33% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Ponchatoula population density is 1,419.63 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Ponchatoula is white, which represent 52.32% of the total population. The average Ponchatoula education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 6,751. #90

Population Growth Since 2000, #47

Ponchatoula, LA
30.33%
Louisiana
2.96%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #87

Ponchatoula, LA
1,419.63 per square mile
Louisiana
87.84 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:3,532 (52.32%, #318)
Black:2,683 (39.74%, #161)
Hispanic:200 (2.96%, #159)
Asian:202 (2.99%, #44)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):28 (0.41%, #160)
One Race, Other:9 (0.13%, see rank)
Two or More Races:297 (4.40%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:12 (5.94%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:178 (88.12%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:12 (5.94%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

6,329 (93.75%) out of the total population of 6,751 reported first ancestry.

 Ponchatoula, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch500.74%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English5097.54%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French78711.66%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German70210.40%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek791.17%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish6699.91%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian6749.98%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian130.19%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish1251.85%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese580.86%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish771.14%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish210.31%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish270.40%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss110.16%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American5458.07%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh330.49%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,983 (44.19%, see rank)
Females: 3,768 (55.81%, see rank)

Ponchatoula, LA
Male: 44.19%
Female: 55.81%
Louisiana
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Ponchatoula, LA
30.30 years old
Louisiana
36.00 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Ponchatoula, LA
31.20 years old
Louisiana
34.80 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Ponchatoula, LA
29.80 years old
Louisiana
37.40 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Ponchatoula, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years6419.49%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years69910.35%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years4206.22%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years4767.05%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years3224.77%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,24318.41%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years6659.85%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years78511.63%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years6509.63%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years3605.33%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 3294.87%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over1612.38%, see rank1.52%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Ponchatoula, LALouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population4,193, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School644, 15.36%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate1,240, 29.57%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,470, 35.06%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree536, 12.78%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree303, 7.23%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.10, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Ponchatoula, LA LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten40282.59%17.41%71.34%28.66%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)70796.46%, see rank3.54%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)47795.60%, see rank4.40%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%
College258100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank82.21%17.79%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School16100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank70.15%29.85%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Ponchatoula, LALouisianaU.S.
Total Households2,646, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.54, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households810, 30.61%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,836, 69.39%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,713, 64.74%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.29, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family973, 36.77%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households933, 35.26%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Ponchatoula, LA%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,991see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over2,181100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married61428.15%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married1,21255.57%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed1426.51%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced2139.77%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,810100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married1,04737.26%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married1,20442.85%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed2067.33%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced35312.56%, see rank13.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Ponchatoula, LA%LouisianaU.S.
Native6,64598.43%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence5,20877.14%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State1,34019.85%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
971.44%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born1061.57%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship180.27%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship881.30%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia1041.54%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America20.03%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Ponchatoula, LA%LouisianaU.S.
English2,41691.31%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish612.31%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1154.35%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages542.04%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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