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Plaquemine is in Iberville Parish, in the Baton Rouge metro area.

It is the parish seat.

The community name derives from Indian term for "persimmon"

The latitude of Plaquemine is 30.288N. The longitude is -91.234W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,894.


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Median household income
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$28,364
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Plaquemine demographic reports
Plaquemine is on the Mississippi River
Historic sites and museums: Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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5% of Plaquemine residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plaquemine ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plaquemine was $14,066, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Plaquemine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Plaquemine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.


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Libraries in Plaquemine include Bayou Pigeon Branch, Bayou Sorrell Branch, Iberville Parish Library ... View libraries

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Iberville Parish supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plaquemine political report.

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The average commute time for Plaquemine workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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