ponchatoula Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 211 5.9 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 1,240 34.7 % 32.8 %
Some College 1,285 35.9 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 536 15.0 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 303 8.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,024 84.6 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 715 20.0 % 20.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 6,751 - -
19 years old and under 2,236 33.1 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 2,230 33.0 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 1,435 21.3 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 850 12.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 5,776 98.6 % 84.8 %
Spanish 84 1.4 % 14.1 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,047 40.2 % 33.2 %
Married 977 37.5 % 50.6 %
Separated 227 8.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 353 13.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 3,050 - -
Occupied Housing Units 2,646 86.8 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 404 13.2 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,064 67.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 195 6.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 247 8.1 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 126 4.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 69 2.3 % 4.9 %
20 or More Units 7 0.2 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 342 11.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 149 4.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 414 13.6 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 476 15.6 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 597 19.6 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 492 16.1 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 176 5.8 % 13.1 %
Electric 1,497 49.1 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 1,124 36.9 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 14 0.5 % 4.2 %
Wood 11 0.4 % 1.9 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 3,532 54.7 % 75.7 %
African-American 2,683 41.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 28 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 202 3.1 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 9 0.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 38,435 53,657
Median Family Income 52,654 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 21,912 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 91.7 ℉
  • Rainfall 8.8 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 19.38
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