Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Plaquemine is 5,928. Plaquemine, Louisiana is the 4,358th largest city in the US.
Plaquemine is located entirely in Iberville Parish.
The peak population of Plaquemine was in 2010, when its population was 7,119. In 2010, Plaquemine was the 3,744th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,358th largest city in the US. Plaquemine is currently 16.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Plaquemine has shrunk 15.9% since the year 2000. Plaquemine, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Plaquemine, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,609. The voting age population is 39.2% male and 60.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Plaquemine are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Plaquemine are 54.9% Black, 43.0% White, 2.0% Other and 0.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 6.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Plaquemine, 27.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.9%. On a per-household basis, 23.1% of families are below the poverty line in Plaquemine.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.7% of Plaquemine residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.0% of Plaquemine residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.5% have a bachelor's degree and 5.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Plaquemine residents aged 5 and older, 4.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Plaquemine is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Plaquemine, 20.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Plaquemine is $44,457.
In Plaquemine, 59.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.3% of housing units in Plaquemine.
Of all the housing units in Plaquemine, 23.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Plaquemine, 15.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 480 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Plaquemine is $848.
In Plaquemine, 78.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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|4348||Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania||5,957||9.0%|
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|4355||Manasquan, New Jersey||5,940||-6.1%|
|4357||Lake City, South Carolina||5,929||-8.4%|
|4359||Kennett Square, Pennsylvania||5,925||12.2%|
|4361||Mount Zion, Illinois||5,920||21.3%|
|4362||Cave Springs, Arkansas||5,916||445.7%|
|4365||Central City, Kentucky||5,912||0.4%|
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|4368||Mount Arlington, New Jersey||5,905||25.3%|
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