ponchatoula Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 193 5.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,469 39.7 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,203 32.5 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 588 15.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 250 6.8 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,199 86.4 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 726 19.6 % 19.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 6,845 - -
19 years old and under 2,298 33.6 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 2,143 31.3 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,476 21.6 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 928 13.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 5,854 98.1 % 84.6 %
Spanish 116 1.9 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 884 36.0 % 33.5 %
Married 1,035 42.2 % 50.5 %
Separated 232 9.5 % 2.6 %
Divorced 302 12.3 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,905 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,555 88.0 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 350 12.0 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,005 69.0 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 177 6.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 262 9.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 116 4.0 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 79 2.7 % 4.8 %
20 or More Units 7 0.2 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 259 8.9 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 157 5.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 406 14.0 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 391 13.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 546 18.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 418 14.4 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 195 6.7 % 13.0 %
Electric 1,595 54.9 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 921 31.7 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 31 1.1 % 4.1 %
Wood 8 0.3 % 1.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 4,319 65.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 2,094 31.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 14 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 140 2.1 % 5.6 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 40,217 55,775
Median Family Income 58,274 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 22,116 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 45.16 %
  • Temperature 63.03 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.1 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 11.3
    [CDD] 0.77
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.03 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com