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Plaquemine is 20th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 7,040 51st 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.9 96th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,435.5 24th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 20th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.1% 48th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.8% 21st 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.7% 63rd 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.1% 64th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 46.7% 77th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 51.0% 27th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 92nd 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 87th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 51st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.7% 105th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.4% 74th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.6% 72nd 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 52.0% 51st 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.3% 61st 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 2,995 82nd 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 7.3% 89th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 2,735 80th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.5% 40th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $98,700 82nd $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 63rd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $22,759 46th $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $39,556 66th $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.3% 64th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Plaquemine Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 677 75th 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $90,098 59th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,445 42nd $12,921 $12,990

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