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Ponchatoula is in Tangipahoa Parish, in the Hammond metro area.
The community was named for Indian tribe.
The latitude of Ponchatoula is 30.438N. The longitude is -90.441W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,450.
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10% of Ponchatoula residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ponchatoula ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ponchatoula was $12,157, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Ponchatoula residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ponchatoula, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.
Libraries in Ponchatoula include Ponchatoula Branch ... View libraries
Tangipahoa Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ponchatoula political report.
The average commute time for Ponchatoula workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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