Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ponchatoula is 7,927. Ponchatoula, Louisiana is the 3,685th largest city in the US.
Ponchatoula is located entirely in Tangipahoa Parish.
The current population of Ponchatoula (7,927) is it's peak population.
Ponchatoula has grown 50.2% since the 2000. Ponchatoula, Louisiana is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,417. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.1% of the residents of Ponchatoula are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ponchatoula are 65.2% White, 30.7% Black, 3.3% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ponchatoula, 22.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.1%. On a per-household basis, 19.6% of families are below the poverty line in Ponchatoula.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.4% of Ponchatoula residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.9% of Ponchatoula residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ponchatoula residents aged 5 and older, 3.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ponchatoula is 2.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ponchatoula, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ponchatoula is $41,184.
In Ponchatoula, 66.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.8% of housing units in Ponchatoula.
Of all the housing units in Ponchatoula, 9.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Ponchatoula, 37.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ponchatoula is $900.
In Ponchatoula, 66.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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